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Operations Supervisor

Date: Feb 23, 2021

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


Operations Supervisor


Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Oversight of craft personnel.
  • Supervise mechanical and electrical trades working in an industrial construction environment.
  • Develop and execute a detailed plan of the day that coordinates technical field work.
  • Assure safety compliance during work execution
  • Assure craft workforce has proper tools and equipment for work process.
  • Develop daily reports of work progress for senior management.
  • Assist in the development of engineering work packages.
  • Assist in the development of project management schedules


Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma; college level or vocation training in a technical field is preferred
  • 8+ years working in a technical supervisory capacity in complex industrial environments.
  • 3+ years of experience in an operating chemical manufacturing facility or with nuclear decontamination and demolition (D&D) highly preferred.


Certification Requirements:

  • OSHA 30 and HAZWOPR preferred.


Other Requirements:

  • US Citizens only – no dual citizenship
  • Active DoE “Q” or “L” clearance preferred.  Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a DoE security clearance.



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, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


Nearest Major Market: Asheville
Nearest Secondary Market: Knoxville

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