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Intern -- Transportation & Waste Management

Date: Jan 6, 2022

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

Intern - Transportation and Waste Management  -  Nuclear Fuel Services, Inc.  -  Erwin, TN


Nuclear Fuel Services (NFS), a division of BWX Technologies, Inc. is seeking a Transportation & Waste Management Intern with the responsibility for providing:


  • Assistance with assembly of shipping paperwork packages.
  • Assistance with transportation packaging requirements, methods, and strategies.
  • Review of characterization and shipping paperwork for various waste streams.
  • Review of work requests, procedures, and data packages to determine waste characterization, packaging, storage, and disposal strategies.  Waste streams included are RCRA, low-level radioactive waste, mixed waste, PCB waste, and sanitary waste.
  • Interpretation of laboratory analytical data and assistance in characterizing material for disposal in accordance with applicable regulations and disposal/treatment facilities waste acceptance criteria.




  • Must be a currently enrolled student pursuing a degree in Engineering, Environmental or Technical field.
  • Requires U.S. Citizenship with (no dual citizenship). 
  • Requires 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.



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) ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy (DOE) security clearance which involves an extensive criminal and financial background investigation, drug test 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.   


Nearest Major Market: Asheville
Nearest Secondary Market: Knoxville

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