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Environmental and Waste Professional

Date: Jan 31, 2023

Location: Erwin, TN, US

Company: BWX Technologies

At BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BWXT), we are People Strong, Innovation Driven. Headquartered in Lynchburg, Va., BWXT provides safe and effective nuclear solutions for national security, clean energy, environmental remediation, nuclear medicine and space exploration. With approximately 6,400 employees, BWXT has 12 major operating sites in the U.S. and Canada. We are the sole manufacturer of naval nuclear reactors for U.S. submarines and aircraft carriers. Our company supplies precision manufactured components, services and fuel for the commercial nuclear power industry across four continents. Our joint ventures provide environmental remediation and nuclear operations management at more than a dozen U.S. Department of Energy and NASA facilities. BWXT’s technology is driving advances in medical radioisotope production in North America and microreactors for various defense and space applications. Follow us on Twitter at @BWXTech and learn more at


Environmental and Waste Professional - Technical Services Group, Inc. – Erwin, TN Project


Job Description:


Ensure all aspects of the TSG Erwin environmental engineering and waste management programs are compliant with federal, state, and customer environmental and waste regulations. Specific attributes to be considered include waste characterization, packaging, storage, and disposition; waste minimization.




Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local environmental engineering and waste management regulations as described below:


  • Prepare sampling and analysis plans.


  • Provide oversight of field waste handling and generation operations.


  • Interpret laboratory analytical data and characterize materials for disposal in accordance with applicable RCRA and TSCA requirements and disposal facility waste acceptance criteria.


  • Ensure work documents specify compliant characterization, management, packaging, and disposition of project-generated waste. This includes PCB, RCRA-hazardous, low-level radioactive, mixed low-level, asbestos, industrial waste, and universal waste.


  • Develop solutions to technical problems associated with environmental engineering and waste management.


  • Interface with the customer to ensure TSG is meeting Nuclear Fuel Services environmental and waste management objectives.



Special Requirements:


Must have a working knowledge of RCRA, TSCA, and DOT regulations pertaining to the packaging and management of hazardous, mixed, and PCB-contaminated mixed waste.


Must be able to secure and maintain a DOE “Q” security clearance.




Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Engineering, Waste Management, Environmental Sciences, or related science, engineering, or technical field with five (5) years relevant experience.  In lieu of bachelor’s degree, ten (10) years relevant experience.



As a federal government contractor, BWX Technologies, Inc. and any subsidiaries, affiliates and related entities (“BWXT” or the “Company”) complies with all federal, state, and local laws and customer requirements regarding COVID-19 and other health and safety protocols.  As such, all BWXT new hires will be required to adhere to applicable Company COVID-19 requirements within the workplace as a condition of employment.


Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. Position requires U.S. Citizenship (with no dual citizenship) and ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy (DOE) security clearance which involves an extensive criminal and financial background investigation and previous employment reference verifications.


BWXT supports diversity and is committed to the concept of Equal Employment Opportunity. We have established procedures to ensure that all personnel actions such as recruitment, compensation, career development, benefits, company-sponsored training and social recreational programs are administered without regard to race, color religion, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or veteran status




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