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Project Engineer

Date: Nov 13, 2021

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 Project Engineer for its Lynchburg, VA – Ramsey Place location!


BWXT is People Strong, Innovation Driven - be part of BWXT’s innovation hub. BWXT’s Advanced Technologies (AT) researches, designs, and develops innovative new nuclear reactors, nuclear rocket propulsion systems, and radioisotope production systems for both internal and external customers. AT is seeking a Project Engineer to join our team.


Job Description/Duties:

  • Supports Project Manager in the management, planning, scheduling and control of project work.
  • Coordinates, documents, and manages work authorizations and procurement activities associated with projects and associated tools and materials.
  • Provides technical and organizational support for projects including documentation, specification review, coordination of design and procurement activities, and procedure preparations.
  • Interfaces with Finance and Engineering to support project activities.
  • Works with potential vendors and performs technical oversight of vendor activities.
  • Leads design activities and managing design deliverables.
  • Ensures client satisfaction and working closely with the client's technical, administrative, and management team.
  • Coordinates engineering disciplines and vendor interfaces.
  • Manages project resources, managing technical changes and expediting scheduled activities.
  • Prepares engineering estimates based on customer RFQ's and other technical documents.  Prepare technical write-ups to support proposal efforts.
  • Prepares technical specifications.
  • Participates actively in process improvement initiatives.


Job Qualifications/Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an ABET-accredited university is required.
  • Must possess 2 years of engineering or industry experience.
  • Prior experience with manufacturing a plus.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal communication skills and the ability to effectively work with others.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and Scheduling Software (e.g. MS Office, Primavera, MS Project).
  • Must be a US Citizen with no dual citizenship.
  • Travel (0-10%) domestic and international is required.




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 safety protocols, including, but not limited to, any applicable COVID-19 vaccination and/or testing requirements.  In accordance with current and anticipated federal contractor COVID-19 vaccination requirements, BWXT implemented a policy that all U.S. employees, including new hires, would be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  As such,  all BWXT new hires will be required to adhere to applicable COVID-19 requirements and will be required to show proof of vaccination as a condition of employment.  Requests for a reasonable accommodation will be reviewed and assessed pursuant to applicable law and Company policy.  Please speak with your BWXT Talent Acquisition Representative to determine  the requirements applicable to the job you are seeking and whether you can satisfy this condition of employment.


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, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


Nearest Major Market: Lynchburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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