Project Engineer

Date: Nov 30, 2023

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 approximately 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. Follow us on Twitter at @BWXT and learn more at



We are currently looking for an experienced Project Engineer to join our growing team in Mount Vernon, Indiana! 


Position Responsibilities: 

  • Manage technical information for the project team; ensuring all work is conducted based on the latest specification revisions.
  • Responsible for configuration management of all revisions to assigned drawings and specifications.
  • Participate in the dispositioning of quality rejects by providing justifications for non-conforming conditions.
  • Coordinate and facilitate key team activities based on customer needs.
  • Manage customer communications as a point-person for the Engineering team.
  • Assist in future proposal work through determination of man-hour predictions.
  • Prepare reports to the customer for non-conformances that are outside of the acceptable limits of the specifications.
  • Participates in special assignments as assigned.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing, or Civil Engineering, candidates with a degree from an ABET accredited institution will be preferred.
  • At least two years of related project engineering experience.
  • US Citizenship with no dual citizenship.
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a DOE security clearance is required.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with SAP preferred
  • Proficiency in MS Office



The Project Engineer will work a 9/80 work week while receiving market leading pay, paid time off, paid winter holiday shutdown, educational refund plan, medical, dental, and vision insurance options and service-based retirement contributions with additional 401k match.




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.

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