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Lower Tier Engineering Piece Parts, Pack & Sizing Engineer

Date: Mar 11, 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 Lower Tier Filler & Element Process Engineer for its Lynchburg, VA location!


The successful candidate will be responsible for a technical role in overseeing machining processes and proprietary processes specific to the manufacture of nuclear components.  


Job Description/Duties:

  • Authors Technical Reports and piece part working drawings. 
  • Maintains process specific operation procedures and processing documents. 
  • Interfaces with Operations, Engineering, Quality Control, Production Control, and hourly operators to resolve product/process concerns and process improvements. 
  • Interfaces with machinists to resolve product/process concerns and process improvements. 
  • Interfaces with internal and external customers to resolve product/process concerns. 
  • Oversees the procurement of piece parts utilized in the component fabrication process.
  • Implements process monitoring and process improvements. 
  • Interfaces with next stage process engineers to ensure product retirements are achieved and within normal process variation. 
  • Coordinates with Operations and Production Control personnel to maintain production schedules.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Job Qualifications/Requirements:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an ABET-accredited university is required. Mechanical Engineering degrees preferred. Internal candidates with a Physics Degree who are already on the Engineering Ladder are also eligible.
  • Must be able to read and interpret machine drawings. 
  • Prior experience working with vacuum systems and high temperature furnaces is desired. 
  • Experience with machining and machine design is desired.
  • Must be able to demonstrate superior written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • 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) 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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