Operations Supervisor

Date: Jun 19, 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 www.bwxt.com. Follow us on LinkedIn, X, Facebook and Instagram.

Operations Supervisory - Technical Services Group, Inc. - BWSR, LLC Idaho Falls, ID


Job Summary

This position is responsible for supervising and coordinating day-to-day construction operations in various work areas in order to maintain consistent production goals.  Must work closely as a team member with Radiological Supervisors, Environmental Engineers, Radiological Engineers and the Project Management Organization (PMO).



Job Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Works autonomously within established procedures and practices to perform assigned tasks.
  • Exercises judgment, based on previous experience, practices and precedents, to identify and solve problems that arise with little or no precedent.
  • Provides supervisory oversight and leadership for all personnel under his/her charge to ensure the highest possible safety, environmental, radiological, and operational standards are kept.
  • Maintain each work area and crew under his/her supervision with adequate materials and equipment.
  • Ensure all work efforts under his/her control are performed in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Serve as the operations liaison between various work groups in the field, and between the seller and buyer follow groups.
  • Responsible for knowing the field status of all jobs under his/her status.
  • Keeps the Remediation Manager and the Engineering group informed on the status of the job.
  • Assures radiological controls, individual training, and work practices are commensurate with conditions as found at the work site.
  • Audits work in-progress to assure compliance with established procedures.
  • Tracks personnel exposure at the job site, making sure available personnel have adequate exposure to complete the task.
  • Control the completion of routine and non-routine operations, ensuring that all work is planned and deadlines are targeted so as to maintain the production schedule.
  • Submits scheduling information to the Production Coordinator as needed for scheduling purposes.
  • Work directly with engineering to identify required material purchases and procurement activities.
  • Performance of technical work document review, scheduling, cost control and tracking, employee relations, and work quality.


Education/Certifications, Experience, etc.


  • A high school diploma or its equivalent is required.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience working as a supervisor in D&D operations, construction industry and/or navy nuclear power field is preferred.
  • Must obtain and maintain Radiological Controls and other qualifications as directed by Naval Reactors.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE “L” security clearance.  Current clearance preferred.


Additional Eligibility Qualifications:


  • Extensive background in D&D operations, construction and/or navy nuclear power program to provide daily oversight and supervision of operations personnel such that all safety, environmental, radiological engineering and operations standards are met.
  • Must be able to perform simple operations on a personal computer in support of all work and must performance administrative paperwork with little or no errors requiring work.



Pay: $62,000 - $97,000


The base salary range for this position in Idaho (US-ID) at the start of employment is expected to be between $62,000 and $97,000 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.


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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