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Nuclear Fuel Services Project Engineer in Idaho Falls, Idaho

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 .

BWSR is the overhaul Program Subcontractor at the Naval Reactors Facility in Idaho Falls, ID. The main project areas at the site include remediation of historical research facilities, characterization of site-infrastructure to support on-going maintenance and construction.

Project Engineer - BWX Technologies, Inc. (BWSR) - Idaho Falls, ID

Pipeline Requisition: A "pipeline" requisition is used to source candidates for ongoing or multiple needs for these position requirements. By applying for this position, the applicant agrees to be considered for similar roles in the future.

Job Description/Duties:

  • Requires expanded knowledge and experience in area of engineering and are still requiring higher-level knowledge, skills, and building familiarity of the company, processes, and customer.

  • With a moderate level of guidance and standard problems by analyzing possible solutions using technical experience and judgment and standards procedures and precedents

  • Understands key business drivers; uses this understanding to accomplish own work.

  • No supervisory responsibilities, but may provide guidance to new associates.

  • Perform detailed engineering to support construction and infrastructure upgrade projects in a nuclear facility.

  • Prepare comprehensive work procedures to perform construction and infrastructure upgrade activities.

  • Maintain project-related documentation and preparing required reports.

  • Maintain knowledge of technical requirements applicable to the assigned scope of work.


  • Bachelor of Science from an ABET accredited Engineering program (Mechanical, Civil, Electrical, Structural) and a minimum of two years of engineering experience. Master's degree may substitute for experience.

  • Design or structural engineering experience is highly desired.

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

  • Must be a US Citizen, no dual citizenship.

  • Must be able to obtain or maintain a DOE "L" security clearance - Current clearance a plus.

  • Must obtain and maintain Radiological Controls and other qualifications as directed by Naval Reactors.

    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/or testing requirements. In accordance with current and anticipated federal contractor COVID-19 vaccination requirements, BWXT has implemented a policy that all U.S. employees, including new hires, will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 for those under a current federal contract mandate, and January 3, 2022 for all others. 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 and will be required to show proof of vaccination 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 deadline will apply to the work location assigned to the job you are seeking and whether you can satisfy this 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) 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.

BWX Technologies, Inc. (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.