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Health Physics Supervisor

Date: Aug 5, 2019

Location: Lynchburg, VA, US

Company: BWX Technologies

Headquartered in Lynchburg, Va., BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:BWXT) is a leading supplier of nuclear components and fuel to the U.S. government; provides technical and management services to support the U.S. government in the operation of complex facilities and environmental remediation activities; and supplies precision manufactured components, services and fuel for the commercial nuclear power industry. With approximately 6,250 employees, BWXT has eleven (11) major operating sites in the U.S. and Canada. In addition, BWXT joint ventures provide management and operations at more than a dozen U.S. Department of Energy and NASA facilities. Follow us on Twitter @BWXTech and learn more at


BWX Technologies, Inc., is seeking a Health Physics Supervisor for its Nuclear Operations Group facility located in Lynchburg, Virginia!

Job Description/Duties:

  • Develops and implements radiological control programs to meet site goals and objectives.
  • Supervisors Radiation Control and Radiation Protection support for facility operations and projects.
  • Position requirements will include, but are not limited to, operational, shipping, and task-based assignments.
  • Emphasis will be on operational support and change management as well as technical analysis for complex and changing projects.
  • Incumbent will be expected to coordinate larger projects.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Requires Bachelor's degree or technical school equivalent and/or five (5) years of supervisory/leadership experience in related field.
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in a physical science, engineering, or radiation protection preferred.
  • Certified Health Physicist (CHP) preferred.
  • Prior experience in applied health physics at a nuclear  facility as well as Nuclear Power, DOE, USN, and Uranium industry experience desired.
  • High radiation and TRU experience preferred.
  • Prior experience with operational support, decommissioning, technical analysis, and changement preferred.



US Citizenship, with no dual citizenship is required for this position.


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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