T&WM Technical Services Unit Mgr.

Date: May 27, 2023

Location: Erwin, TN, US

Company: BWX Technologies

Nuclear Fuel Services (NFS) is a division of BWX Technologies.  Headquartered in Lynchburg, Va., BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:BWXT) is a leading supplier of nuclear components and fuel to the U.S. government; provides technical and management services to support the U.S. government in the operation of complex facilities and environmental remediation activities; and supplies precision manufactured components, services and fuel for the commercial nuclear power industry. With approximately 6,100 employees, BWXT has nine major operating sites in the U.S. and Canada. In addition, BWXT joint ventures provide management and operations at a dozen U.S. Department of Energy and two NASA facilities. Follow us on Twitter @BWXTech and learn more at www.bwxt.com



Transportation & Waste Mgmt. Technical Services Unit Manager -  Nuclear Fuel Services -  Erwin, TN


Summary Description of Job:


This position is responsible for managing all aspects of NFS's Waste Programs, Waste Engineering, and Waste Certification/Oversight in compliance with federal, state, and local regulations; in addition to site-specific waste acceptance criteria. This position is the principal technical liaison with off-site treatment and disposal facilities.



Major Duties and Responsibilities


1.  Lead and provide direction to technical staff in the discipline of waste characterization, waste certification, and waste programs.

2.  Formulate programs and procedures to assure compliance with NRC, EPA, & DOT regulations, as well as the site-specific waste acceptance criteria for each disposal facility (NNSS, WCS, Energy Solutions).

3.  Develop and maintain cost benefit analysis for off-site transportation and waste disposal cost including management of contractual and funding allocations.

4.  Provide technical direction to plant population in the characterization and management of waste.

5. Coordinate the development of employee training programs applicable to waste management.

6.  Establishes and maintains liaison with all plant functions to assure integration of waste management principles.

7.  Cultivate and maintain technical relationship with off-site facilities/customers/vendors such as NNSS, WCS, BPMI, state agencies, NOG, Perma-Fix, Westinghouse, BWXT, Energy Solutions, and others as required.

8.  Work with other TWM Unit Managers to develop and maintain a safe, compliant, and effective waste management program.

9.  Direct and control the purchase of equipment, goods, and services as required to support NFS' T&WM Programs.


Educational Requirements of Job:


B.S. Degree required (Science or Engineering preferred)


Experience Requirements of Job: (Beyond educational or equivalent)


Nine-Ten Years (9-10) years of experience is required.  Minimum of ten (10) years of nuclear experience, knowledge of DOT and RCRA regulations.  Six to eight (6-8) years of management experience.



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.


<span 9pt="">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, 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.




Job Segment: Nuclear Engineering, Security Clearance, Federal Government, Nuclear, Quality Assurance, Engineering, Government, Energy, Technology