Industrial Engineering & Construction Technologist

Date: Jun 7, 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 currently seeking an Industrial Engineering & Construction Technologist for its Advanced Technologies Lynchburg, VA location!


BWXT is People Strong, Innovation Driven - be part of BWXT’s innovation hub. BWXT’s Advanced Technologies (AT) group researches, designs, and develops innovative new nuclear reactors, nuclear rocket propulsion systems, and radioisotope production systems for both internal and external customers.


The Construction Technologist is a vital position contributing to effectively support the continuity of operations for BWXT/Advanced Technologies Division. This position is responsible for supporting the construction of facilities and management of facility infrastructure, new construction, renovations, and equipment installation/relocations, as well as facilities maintenance. This position reports directly to the Infrastructure Manager.


If you are looking for a career where your experience is valued, innovative thinking is fostered, and barrier-free teamwork is embraced every day, then this opportunity is for you. The position will be located in the Lynchburg, VA Advanced Technologies office. Relocation benefits are available for this position.


Job Description/Duties:

  • Provides oversight support (not direct management) involving multiple disciplines of resources for New and or Renovated Facilities, Maintenance, Electrical, Equipment and any other applicable infrastructure efforts.
  • Ensures contractors (as applicable) receive site training as necessary.
  • Works closely with Project Management/Facilities Engineering/Etc. in planning phases to organize job(s) and infrastructure efforts.
  • Engages in company software systems such as the Change Management System, Preventative Corrective Action/Commitment System, etc.
  • Works with departments outside Industrial Engineering for maintenance and project execution.
  • Works closely with Maintenance to plan, prioritize, and execute planned preventive/predictive maintenance as well as equipment and facilities priorities planning.
  • Assists all disciplines personnel in problem solving, communications, priorities, and conflict resolution.
  • Works with other support groups to execute critical work related to Security, Radiation Control, Environmental Safety Health & Safeguards, Waste Treatment, etc.
  • Demonstrates safety as the top priority.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Job Qualifications/Requirements:

  • A minimum of an associate degree in a technical field plus four (4) years of experience OR a high school diploma / equivalent plus eight (8) years of relevant experience is required.
  • Must possess at least four (4) years of relevant construction or industrial engineering experience.
  • Must be fluent in using Microsoft Office Suite programs such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of SAP maintenance and inventory modules is preferred.
  • Must demonstrate experience working with codes including, but not limited to the NFPA, ASME, ANSI, OSHA, etc. as related to intimately working with EH&S personnel in all activities.
  • Must be able to understand various craft disciplines and facility infrastructure systems.
  • Monitors overall Infrastructure performance and completes any modifications as identified in project lessons learned.
  • Industrial maintenance and BWXT facility infrastructure knowledge is preferred.
  • Ability to think technically and execute effective problem-solving skills is required.
  • Previous experience with CAD (Solidworks or equivalent) is preferred.
  • Must be able to successfully work with outside vendors and contractors.
  • Ability to work in a team oriented, collaborative environment is required.
  • Must be highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail.
  • Must be a US Citizen with no dual citizenship.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance.



  • 12 paid holidays which include a winter holiday shutdown.
  • Tuition Assistance.
  • This position will work a 9/80 schedule.
  • Free access to our 24/7 Mt. Athos gym in Lynchburg, Virginia.
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program (EAP) available to you, your spouse, parents, and parents-in-law, even if they are not covered under your BWXT plan!
  • BWXT employees have access to exclusive perks and discounts on everything from cars and electronics to banking services and a host of popular brands / products through Perks@Work.
  • Medical, dental, vision, short term disability, service-based retirement contributions with additional 401k match and more!



Pay: $62,000.00 - $97,000.00

The base salary range for this position in Virginia (US-VA) at the start of employment is expected to be between $62,000.00 and $97,000.00 per year. However, the base salary offered is based on local job market factors, and may vary further depending on factors specific to the selected job candidate, such as job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and other objective business considerations. Subject to these considerations, the total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, such as an annual cash incentive in addition to 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 base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment, compensation or benefit program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, company or individual department/team performance, and other market factors.


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 health and safety protocols.  As such, all BWXT new hires will be required to adhere to applicable Company health and safety 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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