At BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BWXT), we are People Strong,
Innovation Driven. H eadquartered 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 Associate General Counsel -
Corporate or a Senior Counsel - Corporate (position title will be
based on successful applicant’s experience). This role will be an
integral part of the corporate legal team reporting to the Vice
President, Deputy General Counsel. Position will provide legal
counsel and support on securities, NYSE, corporate governance and
Board matters, financing, merger and acquisition, investor and
related activities. Ability to join fast-moving, high-level team at
a critical juncture in BWXT’s growth, as we solve some of the
world’s most pressing problems with safe and effective nuclear
solutions for national security, clean energy, environmental
remediation, nuclear medicine and space exploration.
Duties, Responsibilities and Opportunities:
Extensive participation in preparation of SEC filings, including
registration statements, Forms 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K and SD, proxy
statement and Section 16 reporting.
Advise on compliance with securities-related regulatory matters,
including NYSE-listing standards, SEC regulations, Sarbanes-Oxley
Act, Dodd-Frank Act and stock plan matters.
Provide legal support on corporate finance matters, including
revolving credit agreements, indentures, note offerings and rating
Assist in strategic transactions, such as mergers, acquisitions,
divestitures and reorganizations of business entities and units,
including due diligence, preparation of nondisclosure, purchase and
other transaction agreements, and managing closing process and
Assist with corporate governance matters, including preparation
of board and committee materials and Delaware corporate law
Manage subsidiary corporate governance matters, including
preparation of board meetings and maintenance of corporate
qualifications and subsidiary database.
Works closely with finance, internal audit, corporate
development and investor relations to ensure compliance with the
company’s disclosure policies and procedures.
Provide guidance to senior executives and managers on all
ethics, business conduct and compliance matters and their impact on
organizational effectiveness and business success.
Assist in the preparation of comprehensive reports as required
in accordance with the charter for the company’s ethics and
Supervise relevant staff and outside counsel on foregoing
Perform advanced legal and other research.
Ability to achieve significant influence and outcomes at the
highest levels of this fast-moving, entrepreneurial company. BWXT
combines a stellar legacy with exciting growth in advanced
technologies and an active, disciplined, ongoing M&A
Law degree from an accredited law school and member in good
standing of VA or other state bar with ability to qualify for VA
Corporate counsel license requirements.
5+ years of experience with a law firm and/or corporation with
substantial public company securities experience with Securities
Act of 1933, Securities Registration Act of 1934, Regulations S-K,
S-X, FD, G, et al., Delaware corporate law and NYSE listing
5+ years of experience with strategic transactions, including
mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures, and
corporate finance matters.
Familiarity with public company accounting, tax and finance
matters a plus.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must have demonstrated gravitas and ability to interact
effectively with and influence all levels of people.
Possess unquestionable ethics and integrity.
Must be able to work well independently; action oriented.
Must be able to effectively deal with ambiguity.
Must be able to provide advice balancing legal issues with
Possess organizational agility; able to build relationships,
utilize networks and navigate through complex and sensitive
Technical degree not required, but successful candidate must
have the ability and interest to be comfortable with technology and
learn new areas quickly.
Must be able to take on sensitive issues; proven ability to
Must possess the ability to maintain an objective perspective
and analytical approach.
Must possess excellent organizational and communication (written
and oral) skills.
Must be able to effectively persuade others, and to make and
stick with difficult and/or unpopular decisions.
Must consistently demonstrate sound judgment.
Must be a US Citizen with no dual citizenship.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Department of Energy
(DOE-Q) clearance within one year of hire.
Successful candidate will either be based in beautiful
Lynchburg, VA in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains or
commute regularly to Lynchburg. The position requires the majority
of working time in Lynchburg but a significant amount of remote
work is also permissible.
Generous relocation benefits are available in the event of
relocation to Lynchburg.
Attractive compensation and benefits commensurate with
U.S. Citizenship, with no dual citizenship is required
for this position.
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
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
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