Valve / Winch Production Engineer

Date: Nov 19, 2023

Location: Long Beach, CA, 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 currently seeking a Valve / Winch Production Engineer for its location in Long Beach, California!


BWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT) provides safe and effective nuclear solutions for global security, clean energy, environmental restoration, nuclear medicine and space exploration. Learn more at


Cunico, a BWXT company, was founded in 1951 in Long Beach, California and specializes in naval products for submarines, aircraft carriers, naval surface ships and LNG manifold/valve systems. This team manufactures Level 1 cold-formed and specialty fittings, piping systems and valves to Military Spec for the U.S. Navy, Electric Boat, Newport News, BAE Systems, Navantia, Ingalls and other companies in Europe. 


If you are looking for a career opportunity that embraces innovative thinking, values experience and fosters barrier-free teamwork, this opportunity is for you.


Job Description / Duties:

  • Support marketing, manage development, construction, and delivery of FRP valves and cargo winches to customers. 
  • Prepare quotes.
  • Work with sub-tier suppliers.
  • Work with shop supervisor to monitor assembly and test operations.
  • Assure certification of product to Navy specifications.
  • Assist shipping department for product delivery.
  • Develop monthly forecast for the valve/winch production schedule.
  • Support plan operation and schedule.
  • Follow up in shop as needed to keep the schedule on track.
  • Report and review with management regarding changes.
  • Able to read drawings and material test reports.
  • Work closely with design engineering and purchasing manager to have material in place and drawings ready as needed.
  • Work with QC department to track all required tests are in plan and completed per schedule.


Job Qualifications / Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering is required. Applicable relevant experience may substitute in lieu of a degree.
  • Must have strong communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to interpret blueprints, fab drawings, and technical specifications and standards is required.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen with no dual citizenship.



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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