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Security Operations Supv 1

Date: Feb 4, 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 6,400 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

Summary of Description of Job:

This position directs and controls overall activities associated with the implementation of the Physical Protection Program on all shifts at the NFS Plant Site.  Assures the functions are performed in accordance with government regulations, company procedures, and security plans for the site.


Major Duties and Responsibilities:

1.  Administers site security activities associated with physical protection systems and equipment, as well as, security personnel, employees, contractors, and visitors to assure that conditions are operated in accordance with approved security plans and procedures.

2.  Administers a system of reports and summaries which objectively furnish accurate information and recommendations on site security investigations and incidents which include consideration to meet government reporting requirements within approved guidelines and procedures.

3.  Directs the site security force efforts in the event of a security contingency response or abnormal security situation in a rapidly changing post September 11 security environment.

4.  Provides leadership and supervision to security personnel in the execution of daily security operations and performance of required tasks.

5.  Implements appropriate measures to compensate for the loss of effectiveness of security systems/sub systems as required by government regulations and approved security procedures.

6.  Assists in directing plant wide efforts regarding emergencies or other abnormal contingencies to assure personnel safety and regulatory compliance.

7.  Identifies, documents, and corrects deficiencies discovered as part of the internal self-assessment program.

8.  Provides direct interface with NRC personnel during regulatory required inspections.

9.  Serves as the Security Director's designated representative as required by regulations and procedures.


Educational Requirements of Job:

B. S. -- Science or related degree OR Equivalent experience of 8 years of experience in a security related field (police, military, security)


Experience Requirements of Job (Beyond educational or equivalent):

3 - 5 years' experience in a security related field is required to demonstrate ability to apply technical knowledge to security incidents and activities. 


Other Requirements:

Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Supervisory experience within Security or Law Enforcement is preferred.

Must be able to demonstrate superior written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.

Must be a US Citizen with no dual citizenship.

Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) clearance.



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) ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy (DOE) security clearance which involves an extensive criminal and financial background investigation, drug test 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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