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Electrical Maintenance Technician (Electrician)

Date: Jun 16, 2022

Location: Lynchburg, VA, 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 an Electrical Maintenance Technician (Electrician) for its Lynchburg, VA location!


 Job Description/Duties:

  • Troubleshoots and repairs industrial manufacturing equipment, material handling equipment such as cranes, power distribution systems, frequency drives, PLC’s, and relay logic through electrical evaluation.
  • Performs upgrades to facility infrastructure.  This includes setting equipment, renovating industrial areas and office areas.  Experience in conduit bending, wiring pulling, and control wiring required.
  • Installs and repairs data communications lines for computers and phone systems.
  • Maintains and services substations, large UPS systems, and backup generators.
  • Performs preventive maintenance on equipment and facilities.
  • Reads and interprets wiring diagrams.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Job Qualifications/Requirements:

  • A minimum of a High School diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Must have one of the following:
    • Five (5) years Industrial Maintenance Electrician experience
    • Current Electrician Journeyman or Masters from Tradesman Certification
    •  Two Year Associate Degree in Industrial/Electrical Technology and one (1) year relevant industrial/commercial electrical maintenance work experience.
  • Must be highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail.
  • Must be able to work and support equipment outages/shutdown and must be able to work weekends, holidays, offshifts, and call-ins when required.
  • Must be a US Citizen with no dual citizenship.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) clearance.

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.


Nearest Major Market: Lynchburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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