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Systems Safety Engineer

Company: BWX Technologies, Inc.
Location: Lynchburg
Posted on: May 22, 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 a Systems Safety 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. BWXT is seeking an experienced Systems Safety Engineer to assist with our space programs. This position will work closely with project technical leads, functional management, customers, and the Ranges to perform Systems Safety processes, analyses, and reporting. 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:

  • Define safety requirements for space projects.
  • Develop and maintain project Systems Safety Program Plan(s).
  • Perform safety analyses to identify potential hazards, mitigations, and risk, such as FTA, FMECA, PRA.
  • Generate or provide input into various reports such as Hazards Analysis Reports and/or Safety Analysis Reports.
  • Establish and maintain a Hazard Tracking System throughout system lifecycle.
  • Develop Risk Informed Safety Case that system is adequately safe.
  • Support customer deliverables and reviews.
  • Support solicitation of final launch authorization or licensing.
  • Interface with regulatory and government entities such as NRC, DOE, Range Safety, EPA, Space Force, NASA.
  • Review nonconformances, deviations and/or waivers for impacts to system safety. Job Qualifications / Requirements:
    • An ABET-accredited Bachelor's degree in a related Engineering discipline is required.
    • Must possess at least seven (7) years of relevant experience.
    • Must be proficient with standard Microsoft Office applications.
    • Demonstrated previous experience performing Fault Tree Analyses and Failure Modes and Effects Analyses 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. Additional Desired Skillsets:
      • Previous experience in a Launch Vehicle or Spacecraft development or production program.
      • Previous experience with space nuclear programs.
      • Previous experience performing Systems Engineering or Reliability Engineering tasks.
      • In-depth knowledge and command of related regulatory and requirements documents such as NASA-STD 8719.24, MIL-STD-882, NSPM-20, NPR 8715.26, AFSPCMAN91-710, DAFMAN91-110. 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, Compliance, Defense, DoD, Systems Engineer, Engineering, Legal, Government

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