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Project Manager

Date: Apr 8, 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 Manager for its Ramsey Place location in Lynchburg, VA.


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.


Job Description / Duties:

  • Acts as the primary contact for proposal and contract activities with both internal and external customers.
  • Assists in the development of proposals and coordination of activities associated with multiple projects simultaneously within a matrix organization.
  • Executes contracts, internal work authorizations, and subcontracts to advance the organization’s needs.
  • Develops and maintains project risk registers and action item tracking logs.
  • Works closely with assigned BWXT groups to establish project controls, schedules, and budgets.
  • Interfaces with project and technical leads to ensure projects remain on schedule and on budget.
  • Develops and manage project forecasts and forecast updates for bookings, revenue and gross margin.
  • Tracks budgets against business unit forecasts and assigned projects against approved budgets.



Job Qualifications / Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Science or Engineering from an ABET-accredited university is required.
  • A minimum of ten (10) years professional experience is required.
  • A minimum of five (5) years Project Management experience is required.
  • Demonstrable experience using Oracle Primavera is required.
  • Must be able to practice clear, concise and results oriented communication to convey and coordinate technical exchanges internally and externally.
  • Must possess demonstrable ability to analyze, condense and write technical and commercial language presentations for customers and diverse audiences.
  • Must possess experience in developing alternative technical and commercial strategies to solve complex project problems.
  • Must possess demonstrable ability to adapt, manage and succeed as changes occur.
  • Must be a US Citizen with no dual citizenship.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) or Department of Defense (DOD) security clearance, whichever is required.



Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability creating project schedules, resource loading, and creating and maintaining project baselines.
  • Experience with optimizing utilization of the system through the application of best practice techniques.
  • Prior demonstrated experience in the development and presentation of project management training focused on topics such as principles, tools, best practices, new trends, etc.
  • Prior supervisory and mentor experience.
  • Prior Nuclear and/or Radioisotope experience.
  • PMP Certification.



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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