Date: Feb 17, 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

BWXT’s Nuclear Operations Group - Lynchburg is currently seeking an Engineer for its Uranium Recovery Unit in Lynchburg, VA location!


You will be responsible for overall support of the Uranium Recovery production process, working closely with area supervision and hourly personnel.


Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Applies intensive and diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices in broad areas of assignments, including process and administrative tasks.
  • Exercises independent judgement to resolve engineering problems.
  • Uses engineering methods to resolve important questions.
  • Plans and coordinates work.
  • Plans, develops, and coordinates complex projects while balancing smaller day-to-day process necessities.
  • Writes technical papers and develops procedures that are easy to understand and carry out to the non-engineer.
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Required Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering is required. Chemical or Mechanical disciplines are preferred.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of related experience is required. 
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment, as well independently, is required.
  • 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 demonstrate ability to build relationships across various groups of the organization.
  • 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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