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Date: Sep 10, 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 Statistician for its Lynchburg, VA location!


Job Description/Duties:

  • 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 which allows users to perform the required statistical analyses on the product.
  • Assists other groups in the facility with problem solving investigations, continuous improvement initiatives, and cost reduction assessments.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Job Qualifications/Requirements:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics plus two (2) years of statistical experience is required. A Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Previous experience with the following SAS Statistical Software features is required: Basic DATA step processing, reporting, the macro facility, and analysis procedures such as MEANS, UNIVARIATE, and GLM.
  • Previous experience with the following SAS Statistical Software features is preferred: Advanced DATA step processing techniques (e.q., multidimensional arrays and hash 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 is preferred.
  • Must be able to demonstrate superior written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Must be highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail.
  • Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a rapidly changing environment is required.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is required.
  • Proven analytical and creative problem-solving abilities is required.
  • Must possess proven ability using Microsoft Office products, specifically Word and Excel.
  • 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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