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Electrical Reliability Engineer

Date: Sep 22, 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 Reliability Engineer for its Lynchburg, VA location!


The Electrical Reliability Engineer identifies and manages asset reliability risks that could adversely affect plant operations. This role is required to support outages/shutdown and must have the ability to work weekends, holidays, and off-shifts as needed.


Job Description/Duties:

  • Defines, designs, develops, monitors, and refines asset maintenance plans. This includes value-added preventative maintenance tasks and effective utilization of proactive and predictive technologies.
  • Develops engineering solutions to minimize repetitive equipment and facility failures.
  • Oversees vendor maintenance activities on facility systems.
  • Creates and reviews SAP maintenance metrics/reports to enhance equipment uptime.
  • Works in SAP, EtQ, docQnet, and Corrective Actions systems.
  • Updates and generates procedures, forms, and reviews and generates change documents.
  • Provides technical support to the IE craftsmen.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Job Qualifications/Requirements:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET-accredited university. Internal candidates with a Physics Degree who are already on the Engineering Ladder are also eligible.
  • Must possess at least four (4) years of experience.
  • Must possess prior experience in Industrial Maintenance.
  • Must be highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail.
  • Must be able to demonstrate superior written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Must be a self-starter and willing and able to follow verbal and written instructions, as well as other standard work practices.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office Suite products.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is required. This includes interaction with FLMs, planning, engineering, production area personnel, craftsman, customers, vendors, manufacturers, purchasing, etc.
  • Must possess a working knowledge of National Electric Codes, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) codes 70E and 79, and 29 CFR 1910 OSHA Standards.
  • 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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