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Electrical Engineer

Date: Feb 11, 2019

Location: Lynchburg, VA, US

Company: BWX Technologies

Headquartered in Lynchburg, Va., BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:BWXT) is a leading supplier of nuclear components and fuel to the U.S. government; provides technical and management services to support the U.S. government in the operation of complex facilities and environmental remediation activities; and supplies precision manufactured components, services and fuel for the commercial nuclear power industry. With approximately 6,100 employees, BWXT has nine major operating sites in the U.S. and Canada. In addition, BWXT joint ventures provide management and operations at a dozen U.S. Department of Energy and two NASA facilities. Follow us on Twitter @BWXTech and learn more at


The Non-Destructive Evaluation and Inspection Systems (NDE&IS) group at BWXT researches, develops, and builds custom non-destructive inspection systems for both internal and external customers. NDE&IS is seeking an Electrical Engineer to join our group of engineers and technicians to assist in the development of these systems.


Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Design and development of custom printed circuit boards and instruments.
  • This electronics development primarily analog including low noise amplifiers and pulse generators.
  • The power supply, interconnections, and wiring must also be designed and fabricated to turn the custom electronics into a complete instrument. 
  • The custom electronics are typically integrated with commercial off-the–shelf (COTS) hardware to form a complete system.
  • Most of these inspection systems perform automated scanning using high precision multi-axis motion control systems.The motion control systems are specified, integrated, and tested in house with some components fabricated by subcontractors.


Job qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited institution is required with both digital and analog electronics design studies.
  • One year of related experience is required. Candidates with more extensive experience preferred.
  • Candidates should be able to use electronic and electrical CAD packages and be able to use electronics simulation software. 
  • Candidates with experience in designing, fabricating, and testing PC boards are preferred. 
  • Knowledge and experience developing with FPGAs is a plus, but not required.
  • Experience designing, fabricating, and testing automated motion control systems is a plus, but not required.
  • Having some proficiency in programming in C, C#, C++, LabVIEW, or similar computer programming languages is a plus, but not required.
  • The candidate should be a self-starter, capable of effectively working as part of a team, and occasionally, independently.
  • As well, the candidate should have strong oral, written and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Security Clearance.


US Citizenship, with no dual citizenship is required for this position. 

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: Lynchburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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