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Production Technician

Date: Aug 7, 2019

Location: Mt Vernon, IN, US

Company: BWX Technologies

Headquartered in Lynchburg, Va., BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:BWXT) is a leading supplier of nuclear components and fuel to the U.S. government; provides technical and management services to support the U.S. government in the operation of complex facilities and environmental remediation activities; and supplies precision manufactured components, services and fuel for the commercial nuclear power industry. With approximately 6,250 employees, BWXT has eleven (11) major operating sites in the U.S. and Canada. 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 @BWXTech and learn more at


We're currently looking to fill a Production Technician opening at our facility in Mount Vernon, Indiana!


  Individuals hired to fill this role will support our fabrication shop as part of our Operations Department by performing a variety of mechanical tasks, including but not limited to the following:

  • Read/interpret engineering drawings, sketches, blue prints.
  • Read/interpret detailed engineering instructions.
  • Assemble mechanical products in accordance with detailed engineering drawings/instructions.
  • Assemble various mechanisms and/or sub-assembly components.
  • Clean and package products for shipment using strict and detailed guidelines.
  • Perform dimensional measurements for fitment verifications.
  • Perform mechanical tasks/operate mechanical assemblies associated with critical tolerance components.
  • Perform cutting/grinding operations as needed.
  • Operate small to medium size fork lifts.
  • Obtain crane qualifications to perform rigging/lifting of components as needed.
  • Verify identity and physical characteristics of materials as required.
  • Maintain necessary records.


Desired candidates should have a high school diploma or GED and must meet the following criteria:

  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in a fabrication and/or manufacturing environment.
  • General mechanical aptitude/background.
  • General carpentry skills (saws, cordless drills, hand tools, measurement equipment).
  • Ability to follow detailed engineering instructions/drawings to accurately execute tasks required.
  • Self-starter with drive and initiative to take action.
  • Must be capable of lifting a maximum of 40 lbs. to standard table height.
  • Vision must be correctable to 20/20.
  • Critical thinking and problem solving abilities.
  • Safety and security: ability to follow procedures; demonstrates a questioning attitude, quality driven perspective, and is mindful of sensitive information.
  • Must have experience working with micrometers, calipers, power tools, hand tools, and material handling equipment (forklifts, cranes, scissor lifts, etc.)
  • Must be a U.S. citizen with no dual citizenship.


Candidates must pass all required proficiency testing for the position as well as obtain and maintain all required position qualifications upon hire.


Please note: Individuals hired for this position will work twelve hour shifts (either 4AM to 4PM or 4PM to 4AM). 



BWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT) embraces diversity of thought, values individuality, encourages new perspectives and provides equal opportunity in employment for all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other category protected by federal, state, and/or local law.


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