Electronic Technician

Date: Feb 24, 2024

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 www.bwxt.com.


BWXT’s Nuclear Operations Group - Lynchburg is currently seeking an Electronic Technician for its Lynchburg, VA location!


Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Installs, troubleshoots, and repairs industrial equipment.
  • Operates cranes, hoists, power tools, motorized equipment, and hand tools in a safe manner.
  • Documents daily activities in SAP PM module.
  • Follows specialized procedures in a radiological environment.  
  • Identifies, repairs, and replaces faulty equipment through observation, troubleshooting, and analytical rationale.
  • Works closely with coworkers and the Planning Department to locate parts and schedule repairs as necessary.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Required Qualifications:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent with a minimum six (6) years of relevant experience OR an Associate’s Degree with a minimum two (2) years of experience.
  • Must have a minimum four (4) years of industrial experience.
  • Must be able to work within tight or confined spaces while wearing respiratory protection.
  • Must obtain and maintain respirator qualifications.
  • Must observe and enforce all safety rules and guidelines.
  • Must be able to read and interpret electrical schematics and engineering instructions.
  • Must possess a proven understanding of installing, troubleshooting, and repairing electrical equipment up to 480V, 3 Phase.
  • Must possess a proven understanding of installing, troubleshooting, and repairing electronic instrumentation.
  • Must possess proven understanding of installing, troubleshooting, and repairing PLCs.
  • Must possess basic knowledge of Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) and the associated attributes (ex: SAP). 
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Must be highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail, and possess the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be willing to attend training classes and seminars.
  • Must be a US Citizen with no dual citizenship.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) clearance.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Basic knowledge of HVAC, Cryogenics, basic vacuum, and leak detection is preferred. 



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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