Date: Apr 12, 2024

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 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 www.bwxt.com. Follow us on LinkedIn, X, Facebook and Instagram.


BWXT is currently seeking a qualified Electrician 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. 
  • This position requires shift work, and successful applicants must be willing to work any shift.



In addition to rewarding work, our electricians work a four-day workweek and receive market-leading wages; paid time off; a paid winter holiday shutdown; medical, dental, vision, and life insurance options; and service-based retirement contributions with additional 401k match.



The base salary range for this position in Indiana (US-IN) at the start of employment is expected to be between $72,070.57 and $72,070.57 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.


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.



Job Segment: Overheard Electrician, Nuclear Engineering, QC, Electrician, Nuclear, Engineering, Quality, Energy