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Program/Project Management Professional 5

Date: Nov 17, 2022

Location: Oak Ridge, TN, 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




Program / Project Management Professional  -  BWX Technologies, Inc.  -  Lynchburg, VA



Job Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Provides cost estimates for tasks ensuring accuracy and consistency with DOE Cost and Estimating Guides.
  • Supports the development of the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS).
  • Develops or provides cost estimates for capital, expense or other projects per scope/assumptions provided by Project Manager/Principal Engineer and/or Project Controls Manager.
  • Supports the development of the contingency analysis in conjunction with the risk management plan for projects.
  • Estimates costs for materials, purchased and/or leased equipment, subcontracted work, production activities and requirements, and labor.
  • Provides preliminary estimates for planning purposes and detailed itemized estimates based on final plans and specifications.
  • Analyzes blueprints, specifications, proposals, and other documents to prepare time, cost, materials, and labor estimates for bidding projects, applying knowledge of specialized methodologies, techniques, principles, and processes.
  • Experience with Project Controls and Earned Value Management Systems.
  • Defines activities and associated scope, activity durations, logic and interfaces between activities, and resource loading activities.
  • Prepares complete material packages as necessary.
  • Prepares and maintains historical records to support price audits.


Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Background in Construction Management, or Project Management Advanced knowledge of the standards, procedures, and techniques related to estimating project tasks.
  • Experience interpreting, organizing, and analyzing data from multiple sources.
  • Experience estimating jobs for conceptual designs, preliminary design, and for final costs estimate in advance of contract bidding.
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills to analyze data from multiple sources and independently resolve complex issues and propose resolutions.
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated organizational, recordkeeping, and coordination skills.


Education and Experience:


  • Requires a Bachelor's Degree in an applicable field
  • Minimum of 15 years' related experience in Project Controls and Earned Value Management Systems
  • Experience interpreting, organizing and analyzing data from multiple sources
  • Experience estimating jobs for conceptual designs, preliminary design, and for final costs estimate in advance of contract bidding



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) and ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy (DOE) security clearance which involves an extensive criminal and financial background investigation 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


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