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Project Planner

Date: Aug 20, 2019

Location: Lynchburg, VA, US

Company: BWX Technologies

Headquartered in Lynchburg, Va., BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:BWXT) is a leading supplier of nuclear components and fuel to the U.S. government; provides technical and management services to support the U.S. government in the operation of complex facilities and environmental remediation activities; and supplies precision manufactured components, services and fuel for the commercial nuclear power industry. With approximately 6,250 employees, BWXT has eleven (11) major operating sites in the U.S. and Canada. In addition, BWXT joint ventures provide management and operations at more than a dozen U.S. Department of Energy and NASA facilities. Follow us on Twitter @BWXTech and learn more at


BWXT is currently seeking a Project Planner for its Lynchburg, VA location!

The Project Planner will assist in planning and developing project estimates and schedules, monitoring and tracking project performance, and coordinating task priorities as established by the customer.  This individual will work closely as a project team member with project managers, engineering managers and proposal teams.


Job Description/Duties:

  • Assist project managers and engineering managers in developing and maintaining a project baseline schedule including resource planning and costs.
  • Gather schedule information, update, analyze, and prepare both status and financial reports of the project’s progress.
  • Perform various analytical functions, including analyzing data sets for trends, correlations and abnormalities and provide actionable insights.
  • Prepare concise schedule narratives describing the status of assigned projects.
  • Ensure compliance with company scheduling standard operating procedures.
  • Maintain quality assurance and control on assigned project schedules.


Job Qualifications/Requirements:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required.  Preferably in business or a technical field.
  • Must possess at least six (6) years of related experience.  A minimum of 2 years of cost and scheduling experience preferred.
  • Must have demonstrable process/project management skills.
  • Must be able to demonstrate superior written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills, including technical writing skills.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office products, especially Excel and Word.
  • Proficient using scheduling/project management software, Primavera P6 preferred.
  • Must be a US Citizen with no dual citizenship.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) clearance.


US Citizenship, with no dual citizenship is required for this position.


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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