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Nuclear Safety Eng 3

Date: Mar 7, 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 6,650 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







Nuclear Safety Engineer 3 -- Nuclear Fuel Services (BWXT) -  Erwin, TN


Summary Description of Job:


Performs Nuclear Criticality Safety (NCS) activities that assure plant operations are conducted in compliance with governmental regulations and license conditions, and in a manner such that a criticality excursion and its consequences will not occur.


Major Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Develops and maintains plant NCS procedures and manuals that establish NCS limits and controls on all SNM activities.
  • Reviews proposed facility and equipment modifications and performs NCS evaluations thereon to maintain a safe and efficient operation.
  • Conducts audits to assure compliance with NCS controls, approved procedures, and governmental regulations.
  • Investigates and analyzes unusual occurrences related to NCS and recommends changes to make improvements.
  • Develops and presents employee training programs in NCS.
  • Prepares NCS-related license applications and coordinates NCS activities conducted for the plant by outside consultants.
  • Develops and maintains a system of records and reports for documenting NCS-related actions.
  • Reviews governmental, industrial, and technical publications for changes and new information that could enhance the NCS program.


Educational Requirements of Job:


  • B. S. -- Engineering (Nuclear Engineering preferred)


Experience Requirements of Job: (Beyond educational or equivalent)


  • Six - eight years' relevant experience in the nuclear fuel cycle.






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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