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Lead Project Manager

Date: Apr 6, 2019

Location: West Mifflin, PA, 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 6,100 employees, BWXT has nine major operating sites in the U.S. and Canada. In addition, BWXT joint ventures provide management and operations at a dozen U.S. Department of Energy and two NASA facilities. Follow us on Twitter @BWXTech and learn more at



BWSR is the Decontamination, Decommissioning, and Demolition (D&D) sub-contractor at the Fluor Marine Propulsion (FMP) facility in West Mifflin, PA, and performs the remediation of legacy nuclear and environmental materials on site. The main project areas at the site include remediation of historical research facilities, demolition of buildings, and characterization of site-infrastructure to support on-going maintenance and construction.


Lead Project Manager  -  BWSR (BWX Technologies, Inc)  -  West Mifflin, PA



Position Duties / Responsibilities:


  • This position is the line manager for the Project Management organization with seven direct reports, reporting to the Site Manager as part of his senior management team.  This position also serves in the collateral role of Deputy Site Manager prioritizing the site’s day-to-day operations, coordinating and overseeing site leadership activities as a “greater among equals”, and serving as the Acting Site Manager in the Site Manager’s absence.  
  • This position is responsible to lead effective implementation of the Earned Value Management System for BWSR-Bettis Pittsburgh.  BWSR-Bettis Pittsburgh will perform decontamination and decommissioning services under a multiple year contract.
  • This position is responsible for the effective management, including detailed planning and execution of complex, multi-year projects through identification and completion of critical path and parallel work activities to achieve optimum performance.  
  • This position is responsible for software systems implementation and data administration for enterprise scheduling, resources, and earned value management tool sets.    



Job Qualifications / Requirements:


  • Bachelor of Science in relevant degree (Engineering, Science, Business) with a minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Project Manager.
  • Certification as a Project Management Professional is required.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in field demonstrating increased levels of responsibility with a minimum of 5 years’ management/supervisory experience on large, complex projects involving radioactive and/or hazardous waste generation and disposal.
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a DOE "L" clearance.  The ability to obtain and maintain qualification as a contamination worker to support understanding the complexity/risks of complex D&D projects and the ability to obtain and maintain respiratory protection qualifications.


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.


Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

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