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Security Police Officer

Date: Sep 20, 2022

Location: Erwin, TN, US

Company: BWX Technologies

Headquartered in Lynchburg, Va., BWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT) is a leading supplier of nuclear components and fuel to the U.S. government; provides technical, management and site services to support governments in the operation of complex facilities and environmental remediation activities; and supplies precision manufactured components and services for the commercial nuclear power industry. BWXT has more than 6,100 employees and significant operations in Lynchburg, Va.; Erwin, Tenn.; Mount Vernon, Ind.; Euclid, Ohio; Barberton, Ohio; and Cambridge, Ontario, as well as more than a dozen U.S. Department of Energy sites around the country. Follow us on Twitter @BWXTech and learn more at



Security Police Officer  -  Nuclear Fuel Services (BWXT)  -  Erwin, TN


Summary Description of Job:

Provides physical security by their armed presence at fixed posts or patrols to protect NFS interests from theft, sabotage and other hostile acts that may cause an adverse impact on National Security and/ or health and safety of employees, public or environment.


Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a deterrent for the protection Special Nuclear Material (SNM).
  • Maintain compliance with all site policies, procedures, directives and Code of Federal Regulations 10 CFR 73.45, 73.46
  • Assess alarms, investigate and report suspicious activities and/or circumstances
  • Identify safety and/or fire hazards and make recommendations for improvement
  • Report degradation, deficiencies and accidents in accordance with current procedures and take appropriate corrective actions as directed by Security Supervision.
  • Control access of personnel, vehicles and materials into the protected area
  • Perform protected area, vital area and fire watch patrols
  • Perform compensatory postings and escort duties as directed by Security Force Supervision and in accordance with current procedures and directives
  • Perform surveillance tests and inspections and test alarm systems such as metal detectors, explosive detectors, x-ray machines, perimeter alarms, protected and vital area alarms, and fire alarms.
  • Must maintain job task proficiency in accordance with 10 CFR 73 App B
    • Participates in cognitive and performance based training.
    • Participates in performance based testing to demonstrate job proficiency to include job knowledge and skills.
  • Meet and maintain requirements established by site policies and procedures.
  • Meet and maintain physical fitness requirements established by site policies and procedures for Armed Security Police Officers.
  • Respond to contingency events in accordance with appropriate procedures and as directed by Security Force Supervision.
  • Participate in security drills, practical exercises and required training programs as directed
  • Maintain periodic qualification of academic requirements including (Radiation protection, Access Control, etc.)
  • Maintain periodic qualification of armed response, physical fitness and weapon requirements
  • Adhere to regulatory fatigue orders and work hours tracking requirements
  • Ensure house-keeping expectations are met
  • Maintain all required qualifications for site access



  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must be able to pass any state or federally required training or other qualifications for licensing.

Other Qualifications:

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q and NRC U security 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) 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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