Process Engineer

Date: Jun 20, 2024

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’s Nuclear Operations Group - Lynchburg is currently seeking a Process Engineer for its Lynchburg, VA location!


Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Interprets technical contract requirements, technical specifications, design/working drawings, and other procedures to support engineering decisions.
  • Interfaces with engineers, shop personnel, and the customer to develop engineered solutions to production component processing issues.
  • Prepares technical submittal documents for non-conforming conditions, written reports, and other technical documents. 
  • Develops and revises procedures, drawings, and forms to maintain compliance with contract requirements. 
  • Provides analysis and resolution of manufacturing problems.
  • Interacts with internal and external customers to promote positive working relationships and understanding of product requirements.
  • Trends and process monitors various attributes related to production processing.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Required Qualifications:

  • Must possess a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Physics plus two (2) years of relevant experience.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is required.
  • Must be able to demonstrate superior written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Must be highly self-motivated, directed, and organized, with a strong work ethic and keen attention to detail.
  • Proven analytical and creative problem-solving abilities are 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.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous production and/or manufacturing process related experience is desired.



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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