NDE Technologist

Date: May 3, 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 www.bwxt.com. Follow us on LinkedIn, X, Facebook and Instagram.

NDE Technologist - BWX Technologies, Inc.  -  Euclid, Ohio



  • Provide oversite of NDT personnel, maintain records of qualification, monitoring and reinspection.
  • Train and qualify NDT personnel
  • Obtain and maintain examiner qualifications in one or more of the following methods: VT, PT, MT, UT, RT.
  • Reviewing, writing and qualifying NDT procedures as required per NAVSEA 250-1500-1 & MIL-STD-2132
  • Taking an active roll in resolving major NDT problems, including exceptions and submittals (DSR’s RAR’s ad REC’s)
  • Provide daily NDT floor support in the manufacturing of naval nuclear components.
  • Reviewing and dispositioning non-conforming hardware.
  • Responsible for creating and maintaining work instructions to inspect parts in accordance with contract requirements, which includes determining the proper inspection methods.
  • Review vendor procedures, ITA’s, history book and STR’s.
  • Review manufacturing process routers and sketches, ensuring processes are in accordance with contract requirements.
  • Ensure material traceability is maintained throughout processing, from raw material to delivery of product.
  • Troubleshoot manufacturing, inspection and test processes as issues arise.
  • Participate in projects such as lean/six sigma teams or process improvement initiatives.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalence is required. Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering or Manufacturing/Electrical Engineering is preferred.
  • Minimum of six (6) years of relevant experience.
  • Prior experience/certifications in VT, PT, MT, UT and RT preferred
  • Ability to read and interpret complex blueprints.
  • Understanding of ANSI Y14.5 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance (GD&T) preferred.
  • Familiarity with non-destructive testing (NDT), including gaging and other inspection methods is a plus.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.



The base salary range for this position in Ohio (US-OH) at the start of employment is expected to be between $62,000 and $109,000 per year. However, the base salary offered is based on local job market factors, and may vary further depending on factors specific to the selected job candidate, such as job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and other objective business considerations. Subject to these considerations, the total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, such as an annual cash incentive in addition to 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. If hired, the selected job candidate will be employed 'at-will,’ unless employed at a location and in a position subject to a collective bargaining agreement.  The company further reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment, compensation or benefit program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, company or individual department/team performance, and other market factors.

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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