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Electrician (UPRR Mechanic Speci

Date: Jul 19, 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 Description/Duties:

  • Install, diagnose, test and repair equipment, instruments and test apparatus.
  • Must be able to formulate and execute plans for maintenance projects.
  • Will be expected to interface with SAP through generation of work orders, entering repair information and closing work orders.
  • Could be requested to perform electrial repair, preventative maintenance and replacement of equipment in the UPRR processing areas.
  • Repair and maintain machinery and mechanical equipment such as motors, pneumatic tools, computer controlled systems and production equipment.


Job Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Must have three (3) years electrical experience and a Masters Tradesman certification in Industrial Electricity.
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints and schematics.
  • Must possess basic mechanical skills.
  • Welding skills and electrical troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to generate SAP work orders
  • Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain respirator qualification.
  • Must be capable of passing forklift, crane, confined space entry and arc flashing training.
  • Shift work required.

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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