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Environmental Health and Safety Specialist

Date: May 5, 2022

Location: Mt Vernon, IN, US

Company: BWX Technologies

Environmental Health and Safety Specialist - BWX Technologies, Inc. - Mount Vernon, Indiana


We are seeking an Environmental Health and Safety Specialist to join our growing team in Mt. Vernon, IN!


The EHS Specialist is responsible for developing, implementing, and administering safety, health, and environmental protections impacting both employees and public safety. This includes occupational health, fire protection and prevention and equipment/property protection. The Specialist also provides technical assistance to ensure the facility is in compliance with all federal, state and /or Company policies and procedures. 


Job Responsibilities:

  • Defines and administers safety and environmental programs in an effort to meet division and corporate safety and environmental goals.
  • Keeps abreast of trends in the industry and at other Company locations and integrates new techniques to improve the safety and environmental programs where applicable.
  • Works with management and supervision to improve the facility’s safety and environmental performance through monitoring and modifying programs to respond to all concerns.
  • Provides guidance and support for safety and environmental concerns raised by the employees.
  • Directs and performs safety audits in an attempt to maintain compliance with the division’s safety program.
  • Reviews OSHA requirements and makes recommendations as changes occur in the regulations.
  • Assists with accident investigations and prepares accident statistical reports and safety alerts.
  • Completes and distributes the workers' compensation forms and reports as required.
  • Provides training programs for all personnel to enhance the employee’s ability to work safely.
  • Monitors outside vendor safety and environmental performance and assures adherence to the Company’s safety and environmental rules.
  • Performs recordkeeping and reporting responsibilities for various environmental and safety programs such as air emissions, wastewater discharge, hazardous waste control, toxic substance control, safety inspection, safety meeting and accident statistical data.
  • Assists in developing and implementing elements of the Company’s environmental action plan including preparation and management of storm water pollution prevention plan, hazardous waste contingency plan and spill control plan.


Job Qualifications / Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Health and Safety or a closely related discipline.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively is required. 
  • Prior experience coordinating EHS programs and/or work experience in a machining, welding, or other heavy manufacturing discipline is required.
  • U.S. Citizenship with no dual citizenship is required.



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) and 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.


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

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