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RTR QC Engineer

Date: May 2, 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 RTR QC Engineer for its Lynchburg, VA location!


The RTR QC Engineer role is responsible for providing RTR QC floor support to the UPRR Research and Test Reactors Quality Control team. This position will also work with the QC FLM, QA, Process Engineering, and Operations.


Job Description/Duties:

  • Establishes well-documented and appropriately executed inspection techniques and methods for the verification of component attributes to working and design limits.
  • Assists or oversees the qualification of new and/or updated equipment and troubleshoots existing inspection equipment.
  • Develops and revises procedures to verify conformance with contract requirements.
  • Supports customer audits and inspections; performs internal audits and inspections. Identifies continuous improvement for inspections. 
  • Provides technical input for proposals and development activities. Reviews existing and new specifications and requirements.
  • Participates in incident investigation teams.
  • Investigates non-conformances and recommends and implements actions to prevent recurrence.
  • Authors reports, CHG's, N-420's, SER's, and RWP's.
  • Analyzes statistical data to determine if drift is occurring.
  • Trains inspectors.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Job Qualifications/Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an ABET-accredited university is required
  • Must be capable of developing processes, procedures and equipment specifications based upon customer specifications.
  • Must possess proven ability using Microsoft Office applications.
  • Must have demonstrable skills and knowledge of QC inspection methods and equipment.
  • Must demonstrate previous experience using various quality control techniques to analyze, trend, and improve product quality.
  • Must be able to demonstrate superior written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Must be a US Citizen with no dual citizenship.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) clearance.


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

<span 9pt="">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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