Research and Test Reactor Quality Control NDT Level III

Date: Feb 6, 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

BWXT is currently seeking a Research & Test Reactor (RTR) Quality Control (QC) Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) Professional for its Lynchburg, VA location!


The RTR NDT Professional role is responsible for providing RTR NDT support to the UPRR RTR Quality Control team. This position requires the use and knowledge of NDT methods to process products for inspection and develop operating and test procedures.  

 Job Description/Duties:

  • Establishes well-documented and appropriately executed NDT inspection techniques and methods for the verification of product attributes to working and design limits.
  • Sets-up and calibrates equipment, conduct tests with appropriate NDT techniques; interpret, evaluate, and document results.
  • Develops and provides technical input for proposals and development activities. Reviews existing customer requirements and verifies NDT requirement conformance.
  • Provides On-the-Job Training (OJT) to NDT trainees, as well as NDT Level I & NDT Level II inspectors.
  • Oversees or assists the qualification of new and/or updated NDT equipment and troubleshoots existing NDT inspection equipment.
  • Develops and revises procedures to verify conformance to contract requirements.
  • Supports customer audits and inspections; performs internal audits and inspections.
  • Identifies and implements continuous improvement for NDT inspections.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Job Qualifications/Requirements:

  • A minimum of a High School Diploma with 15 years of relevant experience OR a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field with 5 years of relevant experience is required.
  • Must possess NDT Level III Certification in Radiographic Testing and Ultrasonic Testing.
  • Must possess or able and willing to work towards obtaining NDT Level III Certification in Visual Testing and Penetrant Testing.
  • Must be familiar with the scope and limitation of the methods of certification and capable of directing the work of trainees, NDT Level I, and NDT Level II personnel.
  • Must be familiar with the codes, standards, and other contractual documents that control the NDT techniques.
  • Must be capable of developing processes, procedures and equipment specifications based upon customer specifications.
  • Must possess strong technical writing skills.
  • Must be able to demonstrate superior written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Must be able to work both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment in order to anticipate and address complex technical issues.
  • Must be a US Citizen with no dual citizenship.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) clearance.

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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