Project Coordinator, Business Systems Digital Transformation

Date: Jul 9, 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 7,800 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 a Project Coordinator, Business Systems Digital Transformation for its Lynchburg, VA location or remote!


The Project Coordinator, Business Systems Digital Transformation is responsible for assisting in the planning, execution, and completion of IT projects related to the Business Systems Digital Transformation. This role involves coordinating between various stakeholders, tracking project progress, managing schedules, and ensuring that project milestones and deadlines are met. The Project Coordinator, Business Systems Digital Transformation supports the project team by providing administrative assistance and facilitating communication among team members.



Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Assists in defining project scope, goals, and deliverables.
  • Develops and maintains detailed project schedules, work plans, and resource allocation.
  • Coordinates project activities, resources, and information.
  • Serves as the primary point of contact for project-related inquiries.
  • Facilitates communication between project team members and stakeholders.
  • Prepares and delivers regular status reports, project updates, and meeting minutes.
  • Organizes and participates in project meetings, including taking detailed notes and ensuring follow-up on action items.
  • Maintains comprehensive project documentation, including plans, schedules, and status reports.
  • Tracks project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short and long-term goals.
  • Uses project management tools (including Microsoft Project, Teams Planner, and Microsoft Excel) to monitor and track project progress.
  • Identifies and manages project risks and issues (through the RAID log), escalating them as necessary.
  • Assists in the development of risk mitigation strategies and contingency plans.
  • Provides administrative support to the project team, including scheduling meetings, managing/booking resources, and managing project-related deliverables/reports.
  • Coordinates and manages logistics for project-related travel and meet-ups.
  • Ensures that all projects adhere to the organization’s quality standards and methodologies.
  • Conducts quality assurance checks on project deliverables.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Required Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience in project coordination or a related role.
  • Familiarity with project management methodologies (e.g., Agile, Scrum, Waterfall).
  • Previous experience with project management software (e.g., MS Project, Smartsheet, etc.).
  • Must possess strong organizational and multitasking abilities.
  • Must be able to demonstrate superior written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen with no dual citizenship.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) clearance.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of SAP/Oracle ERP Systems.
  • Prior experience with application deployment/upgrade projects.


Pay: $62,000 - $97,000


The base salary range for this position in VA at the start of employment is expected to be between $62,000 and $97,000 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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