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Nuclear Fuel Services Industrial Health and Safety Professional in Lynchburg, Virginia

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

BWXT is currently seeking an Industrial Health and Safety Professional for its Lynchburg, VA location!

Job Description/Duties:

  • Identifies, analyzes, and mitigates hazards through the application of industrial safety standards.

  • Participates in team evaluations using hazard analysis techniques such as HAZOPS, FMEA, and What-if methodologies.

  • Performs technical evaluations associated with new facility equipment and modifications.

  • Conducts routine compliance audits, inspections, and assessments of existing plant conditions and presents findings to management.

  • Provides technical support to line management regarding the implementation of company procedures and safety requirements and principles.

  • Monitors personnel, performs exposure assessments, and surveys chemical and physical hazards by conducting field observations.

  • Provides leadership and consultation to coworkers, and supports ESH Management.

  • Performs machine guarding evaluations and provides recommendations for improvement through the development of documented risk assessments.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Job Qualifications/Requirements:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Safety, Industrial Hygiene, or other applicable engineering/science field is required.

  • Must possess at least ten (10) years of related work experience in an industrial setting, or equivalent combination of education and experience which would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

  • Must have working knowledge of OSHA 29CFR1910 General Industry Regulations and Standards.

  • Must be able to demonstrate superior written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Must be highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail.

  • Must possess proven ability in resolving conflict.

  • Ability to read floor plans and schematics with an understanding of the importance of maintaining regulatory compliance.

  • Current ASP or CSP certification is preferred.

  • Must be a US Citizen with no dual citizenship.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) clearance.


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.