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Senior Project Manager

Date: Nov 25, 2022

Location: Mt Vernon, IN, US

Company: BWX Technologies

Senior Project Manager- BWX Technologies, Inc. - Mount Vernon, Indiana


BWXT is seeking a Senior Project Manager for our team in Mount Vernon, IN!


The Project Manager is responsible for schedule, scope and cost performance of individual project(s) with emphasis on corporate targets for: Safety, Quality, Schedule and Cost.


Responsibilities include:

  • Will be assigned a collection of individual contracts to manage and oversee within a larger program, or project
  • Will work closely with the Director of Project Management, fellow Project Managers(s) and Project Administrator(s)
  • Communicates with the customer on a regular basis to manage Purchase Orders, Contract Requirements, Submittals, and Invoices
  • Interfaces with customer representatives for problem identification and resolution
  • Assists Contracts Department in proposal efforts to ensure data is made available from the functional departments and to ensure that company offerings meet customer needs with regard to bid dates, design and contract details
  • Reviews and approves applicable proposal
  • Reviews and interprets proposal correspondence, proposals and contract specifications to become fully acquainted with all requirements, obligations, conditions and terms of the contract
  • Leads regularly scheduled Project Team meeting for assigned contracts. Directs the efforts of the team and seeks assistance from functional organizations to fulfill purposes of the project.
  • Directs the preparation of project plans which provide for the control of project cost, schedule and documentation requirements
  • Ultimately responsible for the schedule and cost performance of all assigned projects / programs
  • Approves material purchases, authorizes production by preplanned stages and approves changes to the master schedule that affect the project
  • Assesses contract cost and processing efficiencies on an ongoing basis and takes necessary corrective actions
  • Interfaces with Customer on purchase of materials and components to support production per contract terms and conditions
  • Interfaces with all levels of the BWXT management team and the customer and customer's customer to communicate project status and items of concern
  • Institutes corrective action where needed by means of the following personnel: Project Management Team, Functional Departments, Section and Unit Managers and General Manager
  • Establishes priorities for day-to-day activities and expedites customer action
  • Reports to Director of Project Management and serves as Director of Project Management when delegated when the Director of Project Management is away from the office
  • Prepares and presents material for customer, supplier, and internal management meetings


Job Qualifications/Requirements:

  • A minimum of 10 years of experience required with 15 years desired and a minimum of 8 years of Project Management, Contract Management or related experience and prior management experience required.
  • Minimum Bachelor's degree required, preferably in engineering or a technical field
  • Demonstrated strong leadership abilities
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification strongly desired
  • Advanced degree is desired
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Security Clearance. 




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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