Project Manager (AUKUS)

Date: Jul 10, 2024

Location: Erwin, TN, US

Company: BWX Technologies

Nuclear Fuel Services (NFS) is a division of BWX Technologies. At BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BWXT), we are People Strong, Innovation Driven. Headquartered in Lynchburg, Virginia, BWXT is a Defense News Top 100 manufacturing and engineering innovator that provides safe and effective nuclear solutions for global security, clean energy, environmental restoration, nuclear medicine and space exploration. With more than 7,800 employees, BWXT has 14 major operating sites in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. 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 restoration and operations management at 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. For more information, visit Follow us on LinkedIn, X, Facebook and Instagram.


Project Manager 1 -- Nuclear Fuel Services, Inc. - Erwin, TN


Summary Description of Job:

Responsible for management of all phases of small projects or part of larger projects.  Accountable for financial and technical success of project or segment of project.  Develops project execution plans across disciplines.  Understands impact of project on client's business objectives.  Improve project cost effectiveness and apply change amangement principles and improve margins.  Influences and negotiates technical and scope issues.  Develop project management skills to assume project responsibility.   Basic understanding of a portion of the company's business.  Can explain complex information to others in straightforward situations.


Major Duties & Responsibilities:

1.  Typically manages projects with contract values up to $10 million.

2.  May have bottom-line accountability for the financial and technical success of the project or area of responsibility.

3.  Promotes a culture of teamwork, collaboration, and success.  Leans from other leaders.  Demonstrates company values.

4.  Manages project personnel to achieve project objectives.

5.  Develop and manage a detailed project schedule and work plan.

6.  Monitor progress and make adjustments as needed.

7.  Measure project performance to identify areas for improvement.


Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The position's duties include design reviews and approval of change packages; enforcement of codes, standards, and conventions; and special projects as determined by Engineering management.  Specifies design standards in accordance with NEC, ISA, NFS, and other standards as appropriate.
  • Other assignments as deemed appropriate by supervisory management.
  • Reviews proposed designs and recommends changes that will improve cost, efficiency, and safety.  
  • Complete assignments in accordance with engineering procedures, practices & standards, and good work practices.



B. S. -- Engineering or Technical discipline with 6 years' project experience or other non-technical 4-year degree plus 12 years' project experience OR in lieu of degree 14 years' of project management experience.


Experience Requirements (Beyond educational or equivalent):

With Engineering or Technical degree, six to eight years experience with 2 years experience in at least two of the following:  Engineering, Finance/Accounting, Project Controls, Legal, Procurement or 6 years related project experience.  Experience in human relations and communication skills is critically important for interface with customers and clients.




The base salary range for this position in TN at the start of employment is expected to be between $114,000 and $165,000 per year. However, the base salary offered is based on local job market factors, and may vary further depending on factors specific to the selected job candidate, such as job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and other objective business considerations. Subject to these considerations, the total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, such as an annual cash incentive in addition to a full range of medical, retirement, and/or other benefits. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided at such time the selected job candidate receives an offer of employment. If hired, the selected job candidate will be employed 'at-will,’ unless employed at a location and in a position subject to a collective bargaining agreement.  The company further reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment, compensation or benefit program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, company or individual department/team performance, and other market factors.


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 health and safety protocols.  As such, all BWXT new hires will be required to adhere to applicable Company health and safety requirements within the workplace as a condition of employment.


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.



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