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Environmental and Waste Professional

Date: Nov 5, 2021

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


BWSR is the Radiological, Environmental and Construction sub-contractor at the Naval Reactors Facility in Idaho Falls, ID and performs characterization and remediation of work areas to support building construction and equipment installation, system upgrades, and repairs on systems and infrastructure in radiological and non-radiological areas.


Environmental and Waste Professional - Technical Services Group - NRF-Idaho Project


Job Description:


Ensure all aspects of the BWSR-NRF environmental engineering and waste management programs are compliant with federal, state, and local environmental and waste regulations. Specific attributes to be considered include waste characterization, packaging, storage, and disposition; waste minimization ad pollution prevention, including compliance to RCRA, TSCA, CAA, CWA, NESHAPS, NEPA, CERCLA, and DOT regulations and applicable procedures, documentation and recordkeeping.




Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local environmental engineering and waste management regulations as described below:


  • Prepare sampling and analysis plans in accordance with SW-846 guidelines.


  • Provide oversight of field sampling operations.


  • Interpret laboratory analytical data and characterize materials for disposal in accordance with applicable RCRA and TSCA requirements and disposal facility waste acceptance criteria.


  • Ensure work documents specify compliant characterization, management, packaging, and disposition of project-generated waste. This includes PCB, RCRA-hazardous, low-level radioactive, mixed low-level, asbestos, industrial waste, and universal waste.


  • Develop solutions to technical problems associated with environmental engineering and waste management.


  • Interface with the customer to ensure BWSR is meeting NRF’s environmental and waste management objectives.


  • Attend DOT Hazardous Material training as required by 49 CFR 172 Subpart I, DOE regulations, and Naval Reactors Program instructions.


  • Obtain and maintain NRF-specific environmental qualifications as assigned.


Special Requirements:


Must have a working knowledge of RCRA, TSCA, and DOT regulations pertaining to the packaging and management of hazardous, mixed, and PCB-contaminated mixed waste.


Must maintain qualification as a radiological Contamination or Radiation Worker.


Must be able to secure and maintain a DOE “L” security clearance.




Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Engineering, Waste Management, Environmental Sciences, or related science, engineering, or technical field. Applicable Bachelor’s degree plus two to six years of relevant experience, or applicable Master’s degree plus two years relevant experience.



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 safety protocols, including, but not limited to, any applicable COVID-19 vaccination and/or testing requirements.  In accordance with current and anticipated federal contractor COVID-19 vaccination requirements, BWXT has implemented a policy that all U.S. employees, including new hires, will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 for those under a current federal contract mandate, and January 3, 2022 for all others.  This means that any existing BWXT employees and new hires, whether working at a customer site, working remotely, or working in a BWXT facility, will be required to adhere to applicable COVID-19 requirements and will be required to show proof of vaccination as a condition of employment.  Requests for a reasonable accommodation will be reviewed and assessed pursuant to applicable law and Company policy.  Please speak with your BWXT Talent Acquisition Representative to determine which deadline will apply to the work location assigned to the job you are seeking and whether you can satisfy this 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.


Nearest Major Market: Idaho
Nearest Secondary Market: Idaho Falls

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