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Nuclear Fuel Services Materials Engineer in Euclid, Ohio

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

Materials Engineer - BWX Technologies, Inc. - Euclid, OH

Provide technical leadership and broad metallurgical support in a project team environment, for both in-house and vendor manufacturing. The ability to lead technical projects/investigations, manage extensive documentation and the possession of excellent time management skills are crucial. Familiarity with mechanical testing, materials processing, EDM, plating, corrosion, and nuclear engineering materials is desired.

Responsibilites Include:

  • Interpret and implement military and commercial material and processing specification requirements.

  • Interpret and implement product drawings and customer technical document requirements.

  • Review and disposition vendor procedures.

  • Prepare/review technical requirement documents for purchasing orders.

  • Review in-house rework and testing routings and coordinate testing of materials and processes.

  • Review material certifications for product acceptance.

  • Generate procedurees for heat treatment, solvent cleaning, acid cleaning, etc.

  • Take the lead in resolving in-house and vendor materials-related technical and quality issues. Compose technical reports and/or corrective actions, utilizing external lab resources as required.

  • Provide vendor support through on-site visits and source inspection of selected parts and operations, including heat-treat surveillance. Vendors include heat treaters, mills, foundries, forges, and platers.

  • Implement and maintain Cleanliness and Detrimental Materials Control (MIL-STD-767, MIL-STD-2041).

  • Interface with customers, vendors and internal departments.

  • Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master's of Science Degree in Materials Science and Metallurgy.

  • Two (2) years of related experience is required, though all candidates will be considered. Salary commensurate with experience.

  • Strong verbal and technical writing skills.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE security clearance.

    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 safety protocols, including, but not limited to, any applicable COVID-19 vaccination and testing requirements. This means that any existing BWXT employees and new hires, whether working at a customer site, working remotely, or working in a BWXT facility, will be required to adhere to applicable COVID-19 requirements. These requirements may include vaccination, attestations regarding vaccination status and/or regular COVID-19 testing, and employees may be required to show proof of vaccination and/or negative test results as a condition of employment. Requests for a reasonable accommodation will be reviewed and assessed pursuant to applicable law and Company policy. Please speak with your BWXT Talent Acquisition Representative to determine which protocols will apply to the work location assigned to the job you are seeking.

    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.