Headquartered in Lynchburg, Va., BWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT) is a leading supplier of nuclear components and fuel to the U.S. government; provides technical, management and site services to support governments in the operation of complex facilities and environmental remediation activities; and supplies precision manufactured components and services for the commercial nuclear power industry. BWXT has more than 6,100 employees and significant operations in Lynchburg, Va.; Erwin, Tenn.; Mount Vernon, Ind.; Euclid, Ohio; Barberton, Ohio; and Cambridge, Ontario, as well as more than a dozen U.S.
Department of Energy sites around the country. Follow us on Twitter @BWXTech and learn more
Nuclear Safety Engineer 1 -- Nuclear Fuel Services (BWXT) - Erwin, TN
Summary Description of Job:
Performs Nuclear Criticality Safety (NCS) activities that assure plant operations are conducted in compliance with governmental regulations and license conditions and in a manner such that a criticality excursion and its consequences will not occur.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
1.Assists in the development and maintenance of plant NCS procedures and manuals that establish NCS limits and controls on all SNM activities.
2.Advises production and support groups on proposed facility and equipment modifications on NCS criteria and performs preliminary NCS evaluations thereon.
3.Conducts audits to assure compliance with NCS controls, approved procedures, and governmental regulations.
4.Investigates unusual occurrences related to NCS and recommends changes to make improvements.
5.Reviews current operating procedures for required NCS criteria and license conditions.
6.Assists in the coordination of NCS activities conducted for the plant by outside consultants.
7.Maintains a system of records and reports for documenting NCS-related actions.
8.Routinely reviews governmental, industrial, and technical publications for new information that could enhance the NCS Program.
Educational Requirements of Job:
B. S. -- Science or Engineering (Nuclear Engineering, Nuclear Science or Physics preferred)
Experience Requirements of Job: (Beyond educational or equivalent)
One - two years' relevant experience in the nuclear fuel cycle.
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.