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Project Administrator

Date: Jun 25, 2022

Location: Mt Vernon, IN, US

Company: BWX Technologies

Project Administrator - BWX Technologies, Inc. - Mount Vernon, Indiana


We are currently looking for a Project Administrator to join our growing team at our facility in Mount Vernon, Indiana! 


The Project Administrator will be responsible for tracking costs, financial and schedule performance of assigned contracts, as well as, communication with BWXT's Accounting Dept. and Project Management Team.  This role acts as liaison between BWXT and the Customer and is responsible for customer relations and administrative aspects of assigned contracts. Must be familiar with all phases of assigned contracts and Project Manager’s role.  Will act as the principal coordinator on those items designated by Project Manager. 


Primary duties include:

  • Will be assigned a collection of individual contracts to manage and oversee within a larger program.  Will work very closely with the Project Manager and fellow Project Administrator(s).
  • Performs regular financial analysis and review of assigned contracts.  Compares financial performance to monthly and annual projections.  Modifies financial projections as needed.  Works closely with accounting to review projections and justify contract overruns/underruns and reconciles contract charge problems. 
  • Communicates with the customer on a daily basis to manage Purchase Orders, Contract Requirements and Invoices.
  • Interfaces with customer representatives for problem identification and resolution.
  • Assists Project Manager with coordinating multiple project meetings, submittals, and assignments.
  • Participates in estimating process with appropriate departments.
  • Assists Contracts Department in proposal efforts to ensure data is made available from the functional departments.
  • Assists Project Manager in preparing a project plan which provides for the control of project cost, schedule and documentation requirements.
  • Monitors project progress on items designated by Project Manager such as cost, schedule, documentation and material use projections.
  • Initiates contract close-outs. 
  • Interfaces with all levels of BWXT management team to communicate project status and items of concern.
  • Reports to Project Manager.  May Serve as Project Manager when Project Manager is away from the office.
  • Prepares presentation materials for customer and supplier meetings. Prepares routine reports for Project Manager.
  • Assist and/or take lead on Project Risk management, including identifying project risk, managing the mitigation process, and following up with action owners to ensure timely completion and implementation of risk mitigation strategies.


Job Qualifications/Requirements:

  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Business, Engineering, or a related field with two years of related experience or a minimum of 6 years of related experience in a technical manufacturing environment will be accepted in lieu of education requirements.  
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of team and as an individual contributor and communicate effectively to both internal and external customers.  
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite is required.
  • U.S. Citizenship with no dual citizenship. 


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience with EVMS.
  • Prior experience with SAP.



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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