Bearing Cell $40.72/hour

Date: Jun 24, 2024

Location: Euclid, OH, US

Company: 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.

Bearing Cell - BWX Technologies, Inc. - Euclid, Ohio

Set up, process, and inspect bearings & bearing components by utilizing manual and numerically controlled milling, turning, EDM and grinding equipment. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or ability required.


What we offer:

  • Payrate: $40.72/hour
  • Shift Premiums: 2nd shift / 3rd shift = $1.00
  • Unionized facility with 180-day probationary period.
  • Day 1 Medical & Dental benefits, Vision offered after 180-day of employment.
  • 401k Company Match.
  • Time Off:
    • Five (5) unpaid sick days offered date of hire.
    • Three (3) paid sick days offered after 180-day of employment.
    • Two (2) weeks’ paid vacation offered after eight months of employment (prorated).
    • Eleven (11) paid holidays after 90 days of employment.
  • Active employee life insurance with supplemental opportunities.
  • Relocation can be available if candidate qualifies per company policy. 
  • Safety glasses and boot reimbursements offered.



  • Generate, assemble and inspect bearings and bearing components. 
  • Verify and inspect all features using appropriate inspection methods. 
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, operating sheets, sketches and other related technical data to determine tooling requirements, setup procedures, control settings and machining method and sequences. 
  • Mounts, aligns and secures tooling, attachments and work piece on machine. 
  • Selects and installs cutting tools in machine spindle. 
  • Loads control media such as tape, card or disk in machine controller or enters commands to retrieve programmed instructions from database. 
  • Calculates and sets machine controls to position spindle in relationship to work in piece and to regulate factors such as cutting depth, speed, feed, and coolant flow. 
  • Inputs either through automatic download of manually, all SPC information as defined by the engineering community to establish and maintain process controls. 
  • Starts machine and monitors displays and machine operation to detect malfunctions or deviations. 
  • Stops machine to change cutting tools and setup according to required machining sequence or to measure parts for conformance to blueprint specifications. 
  • Enters commands or manually adjusts machine controls to correct malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining. 
  • Operates machine manually to perform non-automated functions and when automatic programming is faulty or machine malfunctions. 
  • Discusses control media errors with supervisor or programming personnel to resolve problems. 
  • Cleans machine, tooling and parts. 
  • Performs machine maintenance, housekeeping and other duties as assigned by supervision. 
  • Develop, evaluate and improve manufacturing methods, processes, tools, gages and fixtures. 
  • Ability to setup and operate Manual and CNC Milling, Turning and Grinding equipment. 
  • Perform maintenance and troubleshooting of equipment, fixtures and gages. 
  • Capable of being trained to develop N/C programs during setup utilizing "M" code, "G" code, Mazatrol, or Esprit software for EDM. 
  • Meet all contractual quality requirements including inspection methods and techniques required to meet final blueprint drawings. 
  • Must have ability to train other technicians on Manual and CNC equipment. 
  • Ability to move material and racks. 


Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Two (2) years of set-up and operation of CNC Milling, Turning and Grinding equipment. 
  • High School diploma or GED equivalency. 
  • Must be willing and available to work any shift (2nd shift: 3pm - 11pm, 3rd shift: 11pm - 7am).   
  • Ability to demonstrate CNC control abilities including; editing speeds, feeds, tool offsets and fixture offsets on milling, turning, EDM and grinding equipment. 
  • Capable of being able to develop NC programs during set-ups utilizing "G" code, "M" code, mazatrol, or esprit software for EDM. 
  • Demonstrate above CNC abilities on a test piece. 
  • Read and interpret complex blueprints and interpret geometric tolerancing per ANSI Y14.5. 
  • Demonstrate the use of various measuring instruments including: dial bore gages, indicator snap gages, verniers, and .0001 micrometers. 
  • Possess skills necessary to maintain accurate documentation and the ability to follow complicated procedures and document accordingly. 
  • Possess the knowledge and ability to use multi axis grinding contouring as well as grinding wheel dressing and grit/size selection to ensure that tight tolerances meet blueprints. 


The starting rate for this position in Ohio (US-OH) is $40.72 per hour. The total compensation package for this position may also include 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 and are subject to a collective bargaining agreement.


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, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or veteran status.


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