Nuclear Welder $39.22/hour

Date: Jun 14, 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.

Nuclear Welder  -  BWX Technologies, Inc  -  Euclid, OH

***This is a pipeline or evergreen requisition meaning that the job description does not represent a current opening, but may be used to identify future candidates with skills and experience for frequent, critical-need positions. By applying, you are providing BWXT with consent to contact you for future openings of similar qualifications.***


What we offer:

  • Payrate: $39.22/hour

  • Shift Premiums: 2nd/3rd shift = $1.00/hour.

  • 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.



  • Weld a variety of metals completing welding details on materials ranging from heavy machined parts to thinned wall components using weld jigs, fixtures, special machine racks and frames, and like items.
  • Perform delicate weld operations on very expensive components and assemblies and other difficult details. May necessitate the adaptation of available fixtures.
  • Work from specific approved procedures and complex blueprints. Work in close cooperation with weld engineer, weld inspector, and other authorized personnel.
  • Reads and strictly complies with weld blueprints, weld procedures, and work instructions.
  • Grinding to remove slag inclusions, excessive weld, burrs, or other pre-post steps required to make an acceptable weld.
  • Must become certified to all requirements of BWXT contracts pertaining to welding and/or brazing, imposed on BWXT both now and in the future.
  • Inspect all work using appropriate measurement instruments.
  • Refers all issues/problems to supervisor for disposition.
  • Completes and maintains all documentation as directed by work instructions and policies.
  • Cleans machine, tooling, and parts.
  • Performs machine maintenance, housekeeping, and other duties as assigned by supervision.
  • Follows and complies with all operation instructions, work rules, and safety policies.
  • Maintain reliable attendance and consistent work hours of, on average, forty hours per work week.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalency
  • Ability to perform, pass, and maintain any welding/brazing qualifications necessary for the efficient operation of the department.
  • 2 years' experience in manual and/or automatic gas tungsten arc welding.
  • Must be willing and available to work any shift (2nd shift: 3pm - 11pm, 3rd shift: 11pm - 7am).   
  • Possess skills necessary to maintain accurate documentation and the ability to follow complicated procedures and document accordingly.
  • Demonstrate the use of various measuring instruments.
  • Meet required vision standards.


The starting rate for this position in Ohio (US-OH) is $39.22 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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