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Structural Engineer

Date: Feb 10, 2019

Location: Lynchburg, VA, US

Company: BWX Technologies

Headquartered in Lynchburg, Va., BWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT) is a leading supplier of nuclear components and fuel to the U.S. government; provides technical, management and site services to support governments in the operation of complex facilities and environmental remediation activities; and supplies precision manufactured components and services for the commercial nuclear power industry. BWXT has more than 5,200 employees and significant operations in Lynchburg, Va.; Erwin, Tenn.; Mount Vernon, Ind.; Euclid, Ohio; Barberton, Ohio; and Cambridge, Ontario, as well as more than a dozen U.S. Department of Energy sites around the country. Follow us on Twitter @BWXTech and learn more at


Job Summary:



  • Design building used for manufacturing operations that meet applicable codes. 
  • Interface with outside engineering firms and the authority having jurisdiction for the NOG-L site. 
  • Perform calculations on building infrastructure, such as mezzanines and foundations, to ensure they meet codes and OEM standards.



Job Qualifications/Requirements:



  • BS in Structural/Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited institution required.
  • Three+ years’ experience preferred but not mandatory.
  • Experience in designing manufacturing structures and foundations to meet building codes and OEM requirements.
  • Must be proficient in the use of PC’s, drawing systems, RISA 3D and Microsoft products.
  • Must be proficient in the static analysis of building and non-building structures, using ASD or LRFD.
  • Candidate should have past experience, or education in the design and analysis of steel members, reinforced concrete, masonry, and other common building materials.
  • Must be able to read and interpret geotechnical reports for use in the analysis and design of building and equipment foundations
  • Building Codes currently adopted by NOG-L AHJ (Campbell County).
  • International Building Code 2012
  • ASCE 07-10
  • AISC Steel Construction Manual
  • ACI 318-11
  • OSHA 1910 AND 1026


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

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 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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