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Facilities Engineer

Date: Mar 9, 2023

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 a Facilities Engineer for its Lynchburg, VA location!


The UPRR Facilities Engineer is responsible for overall support of the UPRR production processes, including working closely with area supervision and hourly personnel.


Job Description/Duties:

  • Applies mechanical and project based experience and diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices in broad areas of assignments including process and administrative tasks.
  • Evaluates engineering problems and methods to resolve important issues and to plan, and coordinate, work.
  • Plans, develops, and coordinates complex projects as well as balances the smaller day-to-day process necessities.
  • Writes technical papers and develops procedures that are easy to understand by engineers, non-engineers, management, etc.
  • Tracks financial goals and forecasts to assist with project functions such as developing schedules, compiling cost estimates, and creating work packages.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Job Qualifications/Requirements:

  • A minimum of an ABET-accredited Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering discipline is required. Preference is given to candidates who have an ABET-accredited Bachelor’s degree plus a Master’s degree in Engineering. Internal candidates with a Physics Degree who are already on the Engineering Ladder are also eligible. ABET-accreditation can be confirmed using the following website:
  • Must possess at least ten (10) years of related experience.
  • Must have demonstrable skills and knowledge using a change management system (EtQ), corrective action system (DocQNet), Microsoft Office Suite, and Primavera. Prior experience using Solid Edge is preferred.
  • Previous experience with project controls is preferred (ex: creating schedules, tracking and trending progress, and risk management).
  • Must be highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is required.
  • Must be able to demonstrate superior written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Must possess proven ability building relationships across various groups of stakeholders.
  • 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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