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CNC Programmer

Date: Nov 10, 2022

Location: Mt Vernon, IN, US

Company: BWX Technologies


NC Programmer - BWX Technologies, Inc. - Mount Vernon, Indiana


BWXT is looking for an NC Programmer to join our growing team in Mt. Vernon, Indiana!


• Candidate will work closely with the NC Programmers, Tool Applications, Machine Shop Managers, and machinists.

• Expected to generate programs for a variety of CNC machines, including but not limited to: horizontal boring mill, vertical mills capable of machining 5 axis, vertical boring mills, and vertical machining centers capable of multi-axis machining.

• Must be able to work in a team environment with Operations, Engineering, Planning, Quality, and Project Management.

• Responsible for providing guidance and help with: establishing and maintaining machining processes, machining drawings and guidelines, investigating and implementing corrective actions, reviewing change requests, support special projects such as equipment procurement, generating estimates for development, trouble shooting, serving on process improvement teams, and supporting the Company’s safety culture and security requirements.


Job Qualifications/Requirements


• Associate of Science Degree plus four (4) years of experience or High School diploma or equivalent plus eight (8) years of relevant experience required. Bachelor of Science highly desirable. 

• Practical hands-on experience in an engineering, machining, or similar manufacturing role desired.

• Must be a self-starter and highly motivated; willing and able to follow verbal and written instructions, procedures, and/or standard work practices.

• Must have working knowledge of and be able to interpret and apply standard G – codes and M – codes.

• Must be familiar with ANSI Y14.5 (GD&T).

• Experience with a variety of CNC controls is beneficial, especially Siemens 840D, Fanuc, and Giddings & Lewis.

• Must be knowledgeable with Windows operating systems and Office products.

• Proficient in the use of Siemens NX (Unigraphics) CAD/CAM package

• Knowledge of Siemens NX (Unigraphics) Post Builder or Post Configurator is preferred

• Good oral and written communication skills are required

• Strong applied mathematics background is required. Geometry and Trigonometry are desirable

• Must exhibit strong problem-solving skills relative to machining and CNC processes

• Must be able to manage multiple tasks or projects simultaneously including administrative tasks

• Some business travel is expected 

• Must be a U.S. citizen with no dual citizenship

• Must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Security Clearance

• Flexibility to report at other scheduled times as business need dictates



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, 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 restoration, nuclear medicine and space exploration. With approximately 6,700 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 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 @BWXT and learn more at





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