Industrial Safety Professional (49383)

Job Posted 8/23/2023
BWX Technologies
Idaho Falls, ID
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



Industrial Safety Professional - BWX Technologies, Inc.  -  Idaho Falls, ID


Job Description:


The Industrial Safety Engineer applies knowledge of safety regulations and sound occupational safety principles to support all aspects of the BWSR, LLC overhaul and construction operations. He/she identifies, interprets, and implements safety and health requirements as appropriate for assigned tasks. This shall be accomplished by participating in project development activities, reviewing drawings and plans, and conducting walk-downs of work locations. The Safety Engineer will evaluate the implementation and effectiveness of functional requirements, and provide feedback to management regarding the effectiveness of the requirements, and whether they meet applicable regulations and·contractual obligations. In conducting these safety functions, , contribute directly to achieving significant company objectives, and serve as an advisor to management. The Safety Engineer will be involved in a broad range of safety and health topical areas associated with refurbishment and construction activities.


Description of Essential Duties:


  • Work independently, identify, analyze, and mitigate safety hazards through the application and development of advanced industrial safety techniques and requires in-depth and/or breadth of expertise in own specialized area and general knowledge of related areas

  • Acts as a resource in monitoring and evaluating how effectively line management implements safety requirements and programs.

  • Conduct self-assessments and safety observations.

  • Work independently, provide technical support to line management regarding implementation of safety requirements, principles, and concepts.

  • Lead others to solve complex problems; uses sophisticated analytical thinking in developing project/task-level procedures to ensure that applicable safety requirements are identified and integrated into the associated work documents.

  • Support the Safety and Health Manager as requested, and provide safety leadership and consultation to coworkers.

  • Interprets internal/external business challenges and recommends best practices to improve products, processes or services.

  • Analyze data related to accidents and near misses. Assist management and employee safety team members with accident investigations and in determining root causes.

  • Lead the administration of federal, state, and local regulations.

  • Impacts the achievement of customer, operational, project or service objectives; work is guided by functional policies.

  • Monitor work activities to ensure employees are in compliance with the task work document and the Job Hazard Analysis (JHA).

  • Perform other safety-related tasks as assigned.


Education and Qualifications:


  • Bachelor's degree in Construction Safety, Industrial Safety, Industrial Hygiene, or other applicable engineering/science degree plus 10 years relevant experience

  • CSP or CIH certification is a plus.

  • Must obtain and maintain appropriate radiological controls and other necessary qualifications.

  • Previous experience in the nuclear or radiological field is desirable.


Additional Requirements:


  • Ability to prioritize job duties and work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Excellent oral and written skills to effectively communicate with employees, supervisors and customers.

  • Strong team player with the ability to develop effective relationships with internal and external customers.

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen - no dual citizenship.

  • Must obtain and maintain a DOE "L" security clearance - current clearance a plus





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




United States