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Project Planner

Date: Jul 26, 2022

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 Planner for its Advanced Technologies 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. AT is seeking a Project Planner to join our team.


If you are looking for a career where your experience is valued, innovative thinking is fostered, and barrier-free teamwork is embraced every day, then this opportunity is for you.  The position will be located in the Lynchburg, VA, Advanced Technologies office.


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.
  • Provide Earned Value analysis and reporting.
  • Maintain quality assurance and control on assigned project schedules.


Job Qualifications / Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s degree is required. Preferably in business or a technical field.
  • Must possess at least ten (10) years of related experience.
  • A minimum of four (4) 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.
  • Demonstrable proficiency using scheduling/project management software and Primavera P6 is required.
  • Must be a U.S. 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.



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.


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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