Facilities Engineer (48913)

Job Posted 8/23/2023
BWX Technologies
Baltimore, MD
United States
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 www.bwxt.com.



BWXT is currently seeking a Facilities 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.


The BWXT Innovation Campus (BIC) Facilities Engineer is responsible for coordinating facility modification/equipment installation (and associated commodity infrastructure) activities in support of BWXT Advanced Technology Programs, Operations and new projects.    


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. Relocation benefits are available for this position.


Job Description / Duties:

  • Direct/coordinate and execute special projects/assignments at the direction of the Director across Facility and Program/Special Project needs.

  • Obtain assistance from the functional organizations to ensure the performance of all efforts necessary to plan and execute activities and deliver services with quality, cost, and schedule targets.

  • Prepare written reports, drawings/sketches/lay-outs/3D models and technical documents relative to facility mods/build-out, equipment installation, etc. 

  • Develop ability to interpret technical specifications, conduct meetings, deal with customer, vendor, and other department representatives, prepare time and cost estimates.

  • Support the development, implementation, and maintenance for a long-term strategic plan for facilities and capital projects.

  • Support the director in implementing a strategy to improve facility long-term health and reliability.

  • Conduct meetings and briefings on the status of the project, activities, ongoing work and challenges with company, stakeholder, and customer management utilizing appropriate reporting techniques.

  • Represent the Facilities Engineering department at meetings.

  • Develop ability to interpret technical specifications, conduct meetings, deal with customer, vendor, and other department representatives, prepare time and cost estimates.

  • Plan, facilitate, and complete capital projects on schedule and within budget.

  • Lead project teams for remodeling and/or building new site work areas as applicable.

  • Maintain facility plans/drawings/models.


Job Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Must be able to support multiple projects simultaneously with the ability to adjust priority based on the facility needs. 

  • Must be able to effectively communicate complex technical information in writing and verbally.

  • Must have prior experience with Solidworks 3D and/or equivalent capability.

  • Must be a U.S. citizen.




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.






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