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Quality Engineer 1

Date: Sep 8, 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 6,650 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



Quality Engineer 1 -  Nuclear Fuel Services  -  Erwin, TN



Assist senior Quality Engineers to develop, implement, and audit Quality Assurance and Quality Control systems to assure compliance to customer requirements or national standards.  Assist senior Quality Engineer(s) to maintain the quality of specific products.  Assist in the performance of system evaluations to assure compliance with customer, regulatory, or internal specifications.  Continually strive for improved quality standards that shall lower costs of products and processes at NFS.


Duties / Responsibilities:


  • Assist senior Quality Engineer(s) in releasing raw materials, in-process materials, and final products for shipment; assist in preparation of support information for Approval Requests, Engineering Change Requests, Degradation of Specification Requirements, and Information Submittals; assist in evaluation of material quality data and preparation of certifications of final product for conformance to customer specifications.   
  • Assist senior Quality Engineer(s) in preparing and/or revising Quality Assurance/Quality Control manuals, plans, and procedures.                           
  • Assist senior Quality Engineer(s) in planning and performing audits, system evaluations, and follow-up evaluations of production, QA, QC, calibration, security, material control, safety, ALARA, Fitness-for-Duty Program, and vendor QA/QC.
  • Assist senior Quality Engineer(s) in maintaining laboratory qualifications and cross-check   programs; assist in establishing product/process inspection methods and practices.
  • Assist senior Quality Engineer(s) in coordinating, maintaining off-site analytical services and a nuclear materials vault (quality retention) including assisting in the physical inventory of SNM.
  • Assist senior Quality Engineer(s) in maintaining the control and calibration of Measurement, Inspection, and Test Equipment for the process and laboratory areas.
  • Assist senior Quality Engineer(s) in tracking quality trends and production yields.      




     B.S. Degree OR in lieu of a B. S. degree, B.A. Degree is acceptable with two additional years of experience in Quality Assurance/Quality Control.



    One year or less.




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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