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National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Program Mgr

Date: Jun 23, 2022

Location: Erwin, TN, US

Company: BWX Technologies

Headquartered in Lynchburg, Va., BWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT) is a leading supplier of nuclear components and fuel to the U.S. government; provides technical, management and site services to support governments in the operation of complex facilities and environmental remediation activities; and supplies precision manufactured components and services for the commercial nuclear power industry. BWXT has more than 6,100 employees and significant operations in Lynchburg, Va.; Erwin, Tenn.; Mount Vernon, Ind.; Euclid, Ohio; Barberton, Ohio; and Cambridge, Ontario, as well as more than a dozen U.S. Department of Energy sites around the country. Follow us on Twitter @BWXTech and learn more at



Program Manager 4 (NNSA Program Manager) -- Nuclear Fuel Services -  Erwin, TN


Summary of job:


  • Executes proposals and manages contracts by directing efforts within the NFS organization to result in the timely, efficient and accurate supply of materials and services in accordance with contract terms. 
  • Possesses profit and loss responsibility for individual projects or collective programs. 
  • Acts as the primary contact for proposal and contract activities with both internal and external customers from the start of a project through completion. 
  • Leads in pursuing and acquiring contracts with NNSA and/or commercial contracts.
  • Supports corporate business development and strategic plan objectives as assigned.


Job Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Possesses profit and loss responsibility for individual project, multiple projects or collective programs with a combined annual average contract value of $70m or greater.  Represents NFS to all contract stakeholders.
  • Works with departments throughout the organization to achieve contract and company objectives.
  • Understands and prepares interpretations of financial reporting and forecasting, assists with financial management by developing revenue, cash flow, and cost projections and taking actions to maximize profit while meeting corporate and contract objectives and requirements for safety, quality, and schedule.       
  • Leads team in preparing and submitting solicited and unsolicited proposals and negotiating contract with customer; negotiates contract changes, claims, and other contractual issues arising during contract performance.                                              
  • Authors technical and commercial presentations and other materials used to communicate with customers, potential customers, NNSA, and other stakeholders.
  • Prepares purchase authorizations/subcontracts following customer specifications and NFS procedures. 
  • Maintains contract risk assessments and responsible for updating as conditions change and ensuring adequate mitigation is in place.
  • Develops talent and provides guidance to other program managers as needed to accomplish objectives.
  • Leads team to develop alternative technical and commercial strategies to solve complex project problems.
  • Develops detailed plans to support corporate business development or strategic planning objectives.



Educational Requirements


  • B.S. -- Engineering, Technical or Business discipline or B. S. degree in a non-technical area with eighteen (18) years of program management, manufacturing or engineering experience.


Experience Requirements:


  • Minimum of 15 years' experience beyond educational requirements with B. S. in Engineering, Technical or Business discipline.  Minimum of 18 years' experience in at least two of the following areas with a degree in a non-technical area:  Field services; product design; chemical or mechanical engineering; project controls; finance & accounting or manufacturing management.  Possesses excellent interpersonal and negotiating, oral and written communication, and time management skills, and personal computer skills.  Must have critical skills of developing strong working relationships, communicating using a variety of methods, negotiating, understanding complex technical issues, and independently managing competing priorities.



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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