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Nuclear Fuel Services SNM Accountability Specialist in Erwin, Tennessee

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 5,200 employees and significant operations in Lynchburg, VA.; Erwin, TN.; Mount Vernon, IN.; Euclid, OH; Barberton, OH; 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 at

Nuclear Fuel Services (NFS), a BWX Technologies (BWXT) subsidiary, operates a uranium fuel materials production facility to support America’s fleet of nuclear-powered submarines and aircraft carriers. NFS & BWXT’s strength comes from its people, and we’re committed to recruiting, rewarding and retaining the best minds in the business.

SNM Accountability Specialist - MC&A - Nuclear Fuel Services, Inc. - Erwin, TN

Major Responsibilities:

This position is responsible for the accountability records required by regulatory agencies, customers, and the NFS Financial Department for receipt, shipment, and storage of special nuclear materials.

Representative Responsibilities:

  1. Maintain accountability control ledgers for special nuclear material shipped into or out of the plant.

  2. Prepare DOE/NRC transfer documents for shipments of nuclear material.

  3. Prepare billing documents for each lot of fuel shipped or billed in place each month.

  4. Prepare material balances for all special nuclear materials processed in the plant.

  5. Review reports against accountability ledgers every six months and reconcile any differences.

  6. Review reports against accountability ledger monthly and reconcile differences.

  7. Assist with bi-monthly and semi-annual inventories of special nuclear material.

  8. Prepare periodic reports as to the shipment, receipt, and inventory of special nuclear materials as required by NFS management and/or NFS customers.

  9. Coordinate and schedule receipts/shipments of nuclear materials.

  10. Prepare bias adjustments to 741's and DD-250s.

  11. Assist Corporate, NRC, DOE, customer, and NFS plant personnel in audits, evaluations, appraisals, etc. of the NFS nuclear material accountability system and follow-up on corrective action in areas of responsibility.

    Educational Requirements:

    B.S. degree OR 8 years of relevant experience.

    Experience Requirements:

    With B. S. degree, three - five years working knowledge of NRC/DOE requirements for the preparation and revision of NRC/DOE special nuclear material transfers OR without B. S. degree 11 years of relevant experience.

    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, 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.