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Technologist 5 -- Electrical & Instrumentation Eng

Date: Feb 8, 2023

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




Technologist 5 -  Electrical & Instrumentation Engng. - BWX Technologies, Inc  (Nuclear Fuel Services)  -  Erwin, TN


Major Responsibilities:


 Works on technical assignments relative to selected areas of design, analysis, testing, production planning or manufacture of very complex technology.  Has technical responsibility for interpreting, researching, planning, executing, and coordinating assignments that are given in terms of broad general objective.  May act as a lead person for other technologists mutually working on the same project. Makes recommendations or decisions on problems and methods to resolve important questions to plan and coordinate work.


Representative Responsibilities:


 1. Plans and directs the efforts on a project or projects of major significance.

2.  Has lead responsibility for maintaining and improving the process of a major program.

3.  As an individual contributor, conceptualizes, plans, and executes research or investigations into complex issues.

4.  Develops processes, materials, and/or equipment and fixtures as well as lead problem investigations in any related area.

5.  Keeps abreast of new technical/non-technical methods and developments in area of expertise and/or assigned areas of responsibility for purpose of recommending modifications and improvements.

6.  Maintains liaison with individuals and units within or outside the organization with responsibility for acting independently on technical matters pertaining to the area.

7.  Performs assigned work in a timely manner with a high degree of accuracy.

8.  Assists in the training of new personnel


Educational Requirements:


B.S. or any equivalent combination of education and experience.


Experience Requirements


Fifteen (15) years related experience.


Additional Job Qualifications


Recent experience as a Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) designer, with experience as a lead designer preferred. Experience in technical industrial environments is required, with experience in a nuclear environment preferred.  AutoCAD and equivalent skills highly preferred.  Assumes direct Engineering responsibility for developing Functional Design Requirements for assigned projects.  Reviews proposed designs and recommends changes that will improve cost, efficiency, and safety.  Responsible for individual assignments on project teams.  Complete assignments in accordance with the engineering procedures, practices & standards and good work practices.  Conceptualizes, plans, and executes research or investigations into complex issues.  Performs assigned work in a timely manner with a high degree of accuracy.  Assist in the training of new personnel. 







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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