Engineering Lead

Date: Jun 15, 2024

Location: Idaho Falls, ID, 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 7,800 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.


Engineering Lead (Mgr.) - Technical Services Group, Inc. - BWSR, LLC - Idaho Falls, ID


BWSR LLC is the overhaul Program Subcontractor at the Naval Reactors Facility in Idaho Falls, ID. The main project areas at the site include remediation of historical research facilities, characterization of site-infrastructure to support on-going maintenance and construction.


Job Description / Duties:

  • Leads and is accountable for an engineering team. Mentors junior engineers.
  • Reviews and approves engineering deliverables (such as technical work documents and drawings) to support construction and infrastructure upgrade projects at the Naval Reactors Facility. Ensures that engineered solutions meet all safety, radiological, and environmental engineering requirements.
  • Resolves engineering issues and interfaces with other BWSR departments and customer organizations.
  • Participates in project management team including coordinating project engineering activities and assignments.
  • Adapts departmental plans and priorities to address resource and operational challenges.
  • Decisions are guided by policies and procedures; receives guidance from department manager.
  • Identifies and resolves technical, operational and organizational problems that impact effectiveness.
  • Maintains project related documentation and prepare required reports.
  • Maintain knowledge of technical requirements applicable to the assigned scopes of work.


Job Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science from an Engineering program (Mechanical, Civil, Electrical, Structural) is required.
  • A minimum of 7 years of related engineering experience is required.
  • Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program experience is strongly preferred.
  • Supervisory experience and the ability to lead and mentor an engineering team is highly desirable.
  • Engineering and experience in related support areas (such as asbestos abatement, hazardous materials, fall protection, etc.) is a plus.
  • Must be a US Citizen. No dual citizenship.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE "L" security clearance. A current clearance is preferred.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain all Naval Reactors required qualifications.


Pay: $92,000 - $142,000


The base salary range for this position in Idaho (US-ID) at the start of employment is expected to be between $92,000 and $142,000 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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