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Materials Engineering Intern

Date: Nov 10, 2022

Location: Euclid, OH, 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


Materials Engineering Intern -  BWX Technologies, Inc.  -  Euclid, OH

Provide the Materials Engineering group with hands-on, technical and administrative support of Materials Engineering functions. A basic understanding of metallurgical principles is desired, including material properties, materials testing, phase transformation and heat treating. Attention to detail and thoroughness of work are critical. This position reports to the Materials Engineering Manager.



  • Hands-on heat treatment of tooling and R&D material.
  • Perform & document furnace temperature uniformity surveys.
  • Hands-on and administrative support of materials-related projects/studies/investigations including forging, thermal processing, plating, corrosion and cleaning processes.
  • Interpret/understand material, processing and testing specifications/standards.
  • Ability to research and understand metallurgical phenomena.
  • Materials-related data analysis and database creation/management.
  • Material sample inventorying.
  • Possible metallurgical laboratory support.
  • Work with Materials, NDE, Quality, Purchasing, Floor Supervisors/Personnel and Suppliers as needed.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Enrollment into a Materials Science and Engineering BS program.
  • Attention to detail and self-motivation to complete tasks thoroughly.
  • Strong verbal skills and clear, concise compositional skills.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE 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) 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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