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Project Engineer

Company: Nuclear Fuel Services
Location: Lynchburg
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

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
BWXT is currently seeking a Project Engineer for its Advanced Technologies location in Lynchburg, VA!
BWXT is People Strong, Innovation Driven - be part of BWXT's innovation hub. BWXT's Advanced Technologies (AT) group researches, designs, and develops innovative new nuclear reactors, nuclear rocket propulsion systems, and radioisotope production systems for both internal and external customers.
If you are looking for a career where your experience is valued, innovative thinking is fostered, and barrier-free teamwork is embraced every day, then this opportunity is for you. The position will be located in the Lynchburg, VA, Advanced Technologies office.
Job Description / Duties:

  • Support Project Manager in the management, planning, scheduling and control of project work.

  • Coordinate, document, and manage work authorizations and procurement activities associated with projects and associated tools and materials.

  • Provide technical and organizational support for projects including documentation, specification review, coordination of design and procurement activities, and procedure preparations.

  • Interface with Finance and Engineering to support project activities.

  • Work with potential vendors and perform technical oversight of vendor activities.

  • Lead design activities and manage design deliverables.

  • Ensure client satisfaction by working closely with the client's technical, administrative, and management team.

  • Coordinate engineering disciplines and vendor interfaces.

  • Manage project resources, technical changes and expedite scheduled activities.

  • Prepare engineering estimates based on customer RFQs and other technical documents.

  • Prepare technical write-ups to support proposal efforts.

  • Prepare technical specifications.

  • Participate actively in process improvement initiatives.

    Job Qualifications / Requirements:

    • A Bachelor's degree in Engineering from an ABET-accredited university is required.

    • Must possess at least two (2) years of relevant experience.

    • Prior experience with manufacturing is a plus.

    • Strong leadership and interpersonal communication skills and the ability to effectively work with others is required.

    • Experience with Microsoft Office and Scheduling Software (e.g. MS Office, Primavera, MS Project) is required.

    • Travel (0-10%) domestic and international is required.

    • Must be a U.S. citizen with no dual citizenship.

    • Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) or Department of Defense (DOD) security clearance, whichever is required.

      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) ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy (DOE) security clearance which involves an extensive criminal and financial background investigation, drug test 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.

Keywords: Nuclear Fuel Services, Lynchburg , Project Engineer, Engineering , Lynchburg, Virginia

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