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Radiological Controls Trainer

Date: Feb 3, 2023

Location: Idaho Falls, ID, 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



BWXT is seeking a Radiological Controls Instructor for a position on the INL.  The emphasis in this position is on being an outstanding teacher and mentor for employees.  As a Radiological Controls Instructor, you provide the introduction to radiological work to many personnel new to the nuclear industry, so being a mentor to these individuals is vitally important.


General Profile:

  • The candidate will have developed proficiency in a range of analytical processes or procedures through job-related training and considerable on-the-job experience.
  • With limited degree of supervision, works within defined processes and procedures or methodologies and may help determine the appropriate approach for new assignments.
  • Likely to act as an informal resource for colleagues with less experience.


Job Requirements:

The instructor will perform a variety of duties related to the training and development of workers. These duties can include:

  • Provide training to people unfamiliar with radiological work.
  • Conduct training events for personnel in the area of radiological controls.
  • Develop lesson plans and practical examinations.
  • Provide training lectures and practical examinations.
  • Plan, execute and grade casualty drills.
  • Maintain training records.
  • Provide workplace monitoring of radiological work.
  • Develop training schedules.
  • This position requires the ability to communicate and coordinate with personnel from multiple departments.


Education and Qualifications:

  • Minimum A.S. degree in technical field + 4 years of experience, or a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience.
  • The ability to teach math up to an algebra level is required.   
  • Experience in the Naval Nuclear Program is preferred, but training in radiological controls will be provided.
  • The candidate must be able to obtain and maintain radiological controls qualifications.  Attaining initial radiological controls qualifications requires the candidate to successfully complete the Radiological Controls Technician Qualification School.  This will require a temporary assignment to Norfolk, Virginia.
  • The candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy (DOE) “L” 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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