SNM Accountability Specialist

Date: May 16, 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 7,000 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.


SNM Accountability Specialist - MC&A -  Nuclear Fuel Services, Inc.  -  Erwin, TN


Major Responsibilities:


This position is responsible for the accountability records required by regulatory agencies, customers, and the NFS Financial Department for receipt, shipment, and storage of special nuclear materials.


Representative Responsibilities:


1.  Maintain accountability control ledgers for special nuclear material shipped into or out of the plant. 

2.  Prepare DOE/NRC transfer documents for shipments of nuclear material.

3.  Prepare billing documents for each lot of fuel shipped or billed in place each month.

4.  Prepare material balances for all special nuclear materials processed in the plant.

5.   Review reports against accountability ledgers every six months and reconcile any differences.

6.   Review reports against accountability ledger monthly and reconcile differences.

7.  Assist with bi-monthly and semi-annual inventories of special nuclear material.

8.  Prepare periodic reports as to the shipment, receipt, and inventory of special nuclear materials as required by NFS management and/or NFS customers.

9.  Coordinate and schedule receipts/shipments of nuclear materials.

10.  Prepare bias adjustments to 741's and DD-250s.

11.  Assist Corporate, NRC, DOE, customer, and NFS plant personnel in audits, evaluations, appraisals, etc. of the NFS nuclear material accountability system and follow-up on corrective action in areas of responsibility.



Educational Requirements:

B.S. degree OR 8 years of relevant experience.


Experience Requirements

With B. S. degree, three - five years working knowledge of NRC/DOE requirements for the preparation and revision of NRC/DOE special nuclear material transfers OR without B. S. degree 11 years of relevant experience.


Pay: $53,000.00 - $86,000.00

The base salary range for this position in Tennessee (US-TN) at the start of employment is expected to be between $53,000.00 and $86,000.00 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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