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Nuclear Fuel Services Project Manager 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 a Project Manager for its Ramsey Place location in Lynchburg, VA.

BWXT is People Strong, Innovation Driven - be part of BWXT’s innovation hub. BWXT’s Advanced Technologies (AT) researches, designs, and develops innovative new nuclear reactors, nuclear rocket propulsion systems, and radioisotope production systems for both internal and external customers.

Job Description / Duties:

  • Act as the primary contact for proposal and contract activities with both internal and external customers.

  • Assist in the development of proposals and coordination of activities associated with multiple projects simultaneously within a matrix organization.

  • Execute contracts, internal work authorizations, and subcontracts to advance the organization’s needs.

  • Develop and maintain project risk registers and action item tracking logs.

  • Work closely with assigned BWXT groups to establish project controls, schedules, and budgets.

  • Collaborate with project and technical leads to ensure projects remain on schedule and on budget.

  • Develop and manage project forecasts and forecast updates for bookings, revenue, and gross margin.

  • Track budgets against business unit forecasts and assigned projects against approved budgets.

    Job Qualifications / Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Science or Engineering (ABET-accredited) is required.

  • A minimum of ten (10) years professional experience is required.

  • A minimum of five (5) years Project Management experience is required.

  • Experience using Oracle Primavera is required.

  • Must be able to practice clear, concise, and result oriented communication to convey and coordinate technical exchanges internally and externally.

  • Must possess demonstrable ability to analyze, condense, and write technical and commercial language presentations for customers and diverse audiences.

  • Must possess experience in developing alternative technical and commercial strategies to solve complex project problems.

  • Must possess demonstrable ability to adapt, manage, and succeed as changes occur.

  • Must be a US Citizen with no dual citizenship.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) or Department of Defense (DOD) security clearance, whichever is required.

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience in creating project schedules, resource loading, managing project budgets, developing project cost/revenue forecasts, and creating and maintaining project baselines.

  • Prior experience in the development and presentation of project management training focused on topics such as principles, tools, best practices, new trends, etc.

  • Prior supervisory and mentor experience is preferred.

  • Prior Nuclear and/or Radioisotope experience is preferred.

  • PMP Certification and/or MBA is preferred.

    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 implemented a policy that all U.S. employees, including new hires, would be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. As such, all BWXT new hires 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 the requirements applicable 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) 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.