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Electrical Maintenance Technician

Date: May 26, 2023

Location: Mt Vernon, IN, US

Company: BWX Technologies


At BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BWXT), we are People Strong, Innovation Driven. Headquartered in Lynchburg, Virginia, BWXT is a Fortune 1000 and Defense News Top 100 manufacturing and engineering innovator that provides safe and effective nuclear solutions for global security, clean energy, environmental remediation, nuclear medicine and space exploration. With approximately 7,000 employees, BWXT has 14 major operating sites in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. In addition, BWXT joint ventures provide management and operations at more than a dozen U.S. Department of Energy and NASA facilities.  Follow us on Twitter at @BWXT and learn more at


BWXT is currently seeking a qualified Electrical Maintenance Technician to join our growing team in Mt. Vernon, IN!


Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Performs all work safely, working within established procedures and uses a questioning attitude to prevent and stop unsafe work conditions. 

  • Repairs, constructs, adjusts, modifies, installs and sets-up and services all types of electronic and electrical machinery and equipment throughout the works as required.
  • Make sketches and layouts, performs diagnoses and corrects any and all electronic and electrical difficulties, including all specialized equipment.
  • Works from wiring diagrams, drawings, specifications, and written and verbal instructions.
  • Analyzes all types of circuits, wiring diagrams and drawings.
  • Plans details of working procedure to determine material or replacement needs and selects the most logical approach to trouble shooting and repair problems.
  • Designs and constructs adaptations or conversions of component parts.
  • Assembles, installs, adjusts, repairs or replaces faulty parts or wiring and all types of electronic designs.
  • Make mechanical and electrical repairs in connection with the servicing of electronic equipment.
  • Hooks up and moves material, equipment and products to and from work area and building by hand or uses material handling equipment, including overhead cranes.
  • Maintains, installs or repairs all communication cables or wiring.
  • Maintains primary power distribution system, including power cable splices.
  • Plans and performs work requiring a thorough knowledge of electrical and electronic principles, wiring specification codes, properties of various materials and principle of operation and application of equipment.
  • Keeps own work area, machinery and equipment clean and orderly.
  • Detects and reports faulty operations and defective materials.
  • Reports print errors and/or errors in written and verbal instructions.
  • Maintains performance and maintenance records of all equipment worked on or assigned duties.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Job Qualifications/Requirements:

  • A two-year technical certification, military training or equivalent training, along with two years of on-the-job experience.
  • Must pass quality control testing, as required. 
  • Must be able to climb to any height.
  • Must furnish adequate personal tools to properly perform required duties. 
  • Applicants selected for this position must comply with all safety and plant rules, regulations and practices and must attend training classes, as required.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen with no dual citizenship. 


Please note: This is a second shift position (4:00 PM to 2:30 AM).  Those hired for this role will transition to second shift following a successful orientation and training period and must be willing/able to work these hours.


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. 


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.




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