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Instrumentation & Controls Engineer

Company: BWX Technologies, Inc.
Location: Lynchburg
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

Press Tab to Move to Skip to Content Link 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 an Instrumentation and Controls (I&C) 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. We have an immediate opening for an -Instrumentation and Controls (I&C) Engineer. -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. Relocation benefits are available for this position. - Job Description / Duties:

  • Develop functional specifications and follow the BWXT established change management processes.
  • Lead and assist in the development and qualification of advanced manufacturing technologies.
  • Create design models and detailed drawings using Solidworks CAD software and other design methods.
  • Lead and coordinate activities with customers, internal and external suppliers, and other stakeholders.
  • Participate in debugging issues and troubleshooting of problems arising in existing equipment.
  • Assess functionality of electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic systems.
  • Assist with the design, setup, development, programming, testing, and implementation of control systems used for first-of-a-kind manufacturing operations and products.
  • Support manufacturing operations and manufacturing engineering as the technical lead and subject matter expert for I&C across multiple projects.
  • Provide engineering support involving assembly, testing and inspection of electromechanical components and systems.
  • Support assembling prototype and production equipment.
  • Write manufacturing/assembly plans, procedures, and instructions.
  • Assist with testing/qualification reports.
  • Support procurement efforts of I&C equipment.
  • Provide other engineering and manufacturing support tasks as required. Job Qualifications / Requirements:
    • A Bachelor's degree in Engineering (e.g. Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or other engineering related disciplines) is required.
    • Must have a minimum of fifteen (15) years of related experience.
    • Must have knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, and materials.
    • General knowledge of project engineering activities (task plans, schedules, etc.) is required.
    • Hands-on manufacturing experience for industrial equipment and familiarity with both traditional and advanced manufacturing methods is required.
    • Must have demonstrated ability to communicate with teams of technical people and have strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to effectively prepare and deliver technical reports and presentations is required.
    • Must have knowledge of relevant codes and standards.
    • Must be a strong team player with the ability to develop effective relationships with internal and external customers and suppliers.
    • Experience with manufacturing for nuclear reactor applications is desired, but not 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.
      Nearest Major Market: Lynchburg
      Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia
      Job Segment: Nuclear Engineering, Instrumentation, Defense, DoD, Manufacturing Engineer, Engineering, Government

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