QE System Application Specialist

Date: Feb 13, 2024

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 www.bwxt.com.



BWXT’s Nuclear Operations Group - Lynchburg is currently seeking a QE System Application Specialist for its Lynchburg, VA location!



Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Creates functional specifications for NOG-L Quality Engineering (EQ) Systems (EtQ, docQnet, Code Compliance) as necessary.
  • Initiates Software Quality tracking documentation for functional specifications.
  • Tests systems and creates documentation changes for the systems designated above.
  • Performs cognizant oversight and modifications to QE Systems owned procedure, including user guides. 
  • Participates in company improvement/adhoc teams related to QE Systems modifications.
  • Performs investigations and derives solutions with QE Systems Developers in response to Near Hits, Improvement Suggestions, or system issues. 
  • Provides customer/user support as necessary. 
  • Performs IBM and Solumina updates for product attributes, including statistical release, and generates Quality Control Deficiencies (QCDs) for component deviations, as necessary in a back-up capacity for Statistics. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Required Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in a related field plus six (6) years of experience.
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Office products.
  • A working knowledge of QE Systems and Procedures (EtQ, DocQnet, and Code Compliance).
  • Must be able to demonstrate superior written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Must be highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail and organization.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is required. Must also be able to work independently.
  • Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a rapidly changing environment is required.
  • Proven analytical and creative problem-solving abilities is required.
  • Must be a US Citizen with no dual citizenship.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) clearance.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Programming experience and knowledge.



 The base salary range for this position in Virginia (US-VA) at the start of employment is expected to be between $62,000 and $109,000 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 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.

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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