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Non-Destructive Testing Engineer

Date: Mar 18, 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 Non-Destructive Testing Engineer for its Lynchburg, VA location!


Job Description/Duties:

  • Develops a high level of technical knowledge of the inspection techniques in a factory production environment.
  • Reviews and analyzes inspection results and addresses production concerns in a timely manner.
  • Creates and implements inspection method improvements.
  • Plans and executes qualification and maintenance of inspection gages or equipment as needed, including working with external vendors and internal support groups.
  • Prepares operating procedures, drawings, software specifications, and forms as necessary to implement and support inspections.
  • Prepares technical reports to document inspection development, implementation, and results, and submits to internal and external customers.
  • Interacts with customers to promote positive working relationships and understanding of product requirements.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Job Qualifications/Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Metallurgy, Physics or other related technical field from an ABET Accredited Institution is required.  Internal candidates with a Physics Degree who are already on the Engineering Ladder are also eligible. 
  • Must possess at least two (2) years of experience.
  • Prior experience with radiation counting, digital radiography, or other non-destructive testing inspections preferred.
  • Prior experience with analyzing large data sets is required. 
  • Must have demonstrable knowledge of computer programming, automated systems, or electrical systems. 
  • Must be able to demonstrate superior written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills for interaction with a variety of personnel.
  • Must be highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail.
  • Must demonstrate ability to work independently with minimal supervision and the ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Proven analytical and creative problem-solving abilities is required.
  • 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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