IT Intern (Year-Round)

Date: Feb 5, 2024

Location: Lynchburg, VA, US

Company: BWX Technologies

At BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BWXT), we are People Strong, Innovation Driven. Headquartered in Lynchburg, Virginia, BWXT is a Defense News Top 100 manufacturing and engineering innovator that provides safe and effective nuclear solutions for global security, clean energy, environmental restoration, nuclear medicine and space exploration. With more than 7,000 employees, BWXT has 14 major operating sites in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. 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 restoration and operations management at 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. For more information, visit Follow us on LinkedIn, X, Facebook and Instagram.


BWXT is seeking an IT Intern (Year-Round) for its Lynchburg, VA location! 


Job Description/Duties:

  • Provide Tier 1 support for customers and tracking performance through the IT Support Workorders.
  • Configure mobility solutions via highly secure controls.
  • Provide customers with local and telephone support by resolving issues, prioritizing issues and escalating as needed.
  • Assist customers with desktop operating systems, email, Microsoft Office, PC hardware and Remote Access.
  • Document incident/request specifics in the Incident Management System.
  • Communicate any current outage/critical incident status to callers and, if new information/symptoms reported notify IT management team.
  • Participate in continuous process improvement activities, making recommendations whenever possible.
  • Develop solutions to complex problems on computer systems.
  • Manage backlog of IT tracking system to ensure issues are resolved.
  • Communicate with teams within IT to develop solutions to work orders.
  • Participate in teams to support IT projects.


Job Qualifications/Requirements:

  • High School Diploma with current enrollment and completed college coursework in Information Technology is required.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft operating systems Windows 7 and Windows 10.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office.
  • Good oral and written communications.
  • Highly self-motivated.
  • Troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to communicate complex problems and solutions to end users.
  • Ability to work in local and remote teams.
  • Proficiency in typing.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen with no dual citizenship.
  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy (DOE) clearance. 

The starting hourly rate for this position in Virginia is expected to be $20.75  per hour. The anticipated rate following successful progression in the role is expected to be $34.75 per hour. The hourly rate offered is based on local job market factors and other objective business considerations. Subject to these considerations, the total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, such as a full range of medical, retirement, and/or other benefits. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided at such time the selected job candidate receives an offer of employment. If hired, the selected job candidate will be employed 'at-will, unless employed at a location and in a position subject to a collective bargaining agreement.  The company further reserves the right to modify the hourly rate (as well as any other discretionary payment, compensation, or benefit program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, company or applicable department/team performance, and other market factors.

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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