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Electronics Technician

Date: Oct 8, 2021

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 Electronics Technician for its Lynchburg, VA location!


The Electronics Technician is responsible for the installation and performance of less complex maintenance on stand-alone computer systems, electronic and elector-mechanical instrumentation, and microprocessor based systems.


Job Description/Duties:

  • Performs preventative and corrective maintenance.
  • Supports engineers in the evaluation of systems and on developmental projects.
  • Assists in drafting functional specifications and acceptance test criteria for new instrumentation and systems.
  • Serves as a member of acceptance test team as required.
  • Assists in drafting preventative maintenance instructions and check lists for equipment.
  • Performs alignment procedures per specifications and instructions.
  • Performs calibrations according to manufacturer and local established calibration specifications and instructions.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Job Qualifications/Requirements:

  • A minimum of an Associate’s degree in Electronics Technology OR a high school diploma plus four (4) years of relevant experience and a formal Electronics training program is required.
  • Must be familiar with CNC/PLC controls (emphasis on Fanuc and A/B; Siemens preferred). 
  • Must have a working knowledge of shop floor equipment (NC machining centers, Lathes/Mills; and Welding equipment) and the relationship with associated support equipment. 
  • Familiarity with Security inspection equipment and/or Security Control systems is preferred.
  • Must be able to effectively work with hourly and supervisory personnel in the pursuit of technical information and problem solving. 
  • Must possess a technical curiosity which motives the study and understanding of new developments.
  • Must possess the ability to understand how various systems/sub-systems supported by maintenance relate to their respective functions and the ability to apply theory to practical application.
  • Must demonstrate an understanding of electrical/electronic schematics and their related graphic symbols.
  • Must be able to demonstrate a mechanical aptitude to fabricate and/or assembler electromechanical systems from layout sand schematics supplied by Engineering.
  • Must possess operational knowledge of electronic test equipment.
  • 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 safety protocols, including, but not limited to, any applicable COVID-19 vaccination and testing requirements.  This means that any existing BWXT employees and new hires, whether working at a customer site, working remotely, or working in a BWXT facility, will be required to adhere to applicable COVID-19 requirements.  These requirements may include vaccination, attestations regarding vaccination status and/or regular COVID-19 testing, and employees may be required to show proof of vaccination and/or negative test results as a condition of employment.  Requests for a reasonable  accommodation will be reviewed and assessed pursuant to applicable law and Company policy.  Please speak with your BWXT Talent Acquisition Representative to determine which protocols will apply to the work location assigned to the job you are seeking.


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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