Date: May 17, 2024

Location: Lynchburg, VA, US

Company: BWX Technologies

At BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BWXT), we are People Strong, Innovation Driven. Headquartered in Lynchburg, Virginia, BWXT is a Defense News Top 100 manufacturing and engineering innovator that provides safe and effective nuclear solutions for global security, clean energy, environmental restoration, nuclear medicine and space exploration. With more than 7,000 employees, BWXT has 14 major operating sites in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. 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 restoration and operations management at 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. For more information, visit Follow us on LinkedIn, X, Facebook and Instagram.


BWXT’s Nuclear Operations Group - Lynchburg is currently seeking a Statistician for its Lynchburg, VA location!


Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Performs statistical evaluations of quality assurance data using exploratory data analysis, regression, mixed models analysis, and statistical process control techniques within a manufacturing environment.
  • Performs and evaluates statistical analyses to comply with contract requirements.
  • Documents statistical justifications for requirement acceptance and/or violations to support technical acceptance documents and manufacturing component release activities.
  • Qualifies measurement and inspection systems using statistical evaluations including gage R&R studies and process capability studies.
  • Develops programs in the SAS language or other languages that allows users to perform the required statistical analyses.
  • Assists other groups in the facility with problem solving investigations, continuous improvement initiatives, and cost reduction assessments.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Required Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics plus two (2) years of statistical experience.
  • 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 clear decision making skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Ability to select the appropriate statistical analysis to fit the problem and produce relevant results.
  • 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:

  • A Master’s degree.
  • Previous experience with the following SAS Statistical Software features such as: Basic DATA step processing, reporting, the macro facility, and analysis procedures such as MEANS, UNIVARIATE, and GLM.
  • Advanced DATA step processing techniques (e.g. multidimensional arrays and has objects), SAS/AF, The SQL procedure, SAS/GRAPH, and mixed modeling statistical procedures such as MIXED and GLIMMIX.
  • Previous experience fitting and evaluating general linear mixed-effect statistical models.
  • Previous experience using Microsoft Office products, specifically Word and Excel.




Pay: $62,000 - $97,000


The base salary range for this position in Virginia (US-VA) at the start of employment is expected to be between $62,000 and $97,000 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 health and safety protocols.  As such, all BWXT new hires will be required to adhere to applicable Company health and safety 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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