CNC (VBM/HBM Lathe Operator) Machinist

Headquartered in Lynchburg, VA, BWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT) is a leading supplier of nuclear components and fuel to the U. S. goverment; provides technical, management and site services to support govermements in the operation of complex facilities and environmentalremediation activities; amd 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 sties around the country.  Follow us on Twitter @BWXTech and learn more at


Job Responsibilities:  Sets up and operates CNC vertical machining center with vertical and horizontal capabilities, CNC vertical boring mill and CNC operated lathe.  Utilize CNC controls to operate or maintain machines, right angle heads, CN facing heads, inspection probe, grinding/tools attachments, tool setter and all types of fixtures.  Operate a variety of hand tools including precision measuring equipment, grinding/cleaning equipment, radio and floor operated cranes and any other tools for fulfillment of job duties.  Keep work area and machines clean and orderly.  Must pass tests such as but not limited to fork truck and crane operator.


Job Qualifications / Requirements

● High school diploma or GED is required

● A minimum of 3 + years of experience in machining large components on either CNC VMCs or CNC VBMs

● Ability to perform set-ups

● Understanding of drawings and specifications

● Use of precision measuring equipment

● Knowledgeable of all machine functions as well as G & M coded commands (prefer familairlization with Siemens or Fanuc controls)

● Prefer journeyman machinist or equivalent 

● Completion of skills assessment and mechanical aptitude test prior to consideration


In addition, qualified candidates must be U.S. citizens and must be able to work ANY SHIFT.

BWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT) embraces diversity of thought, values individuality, encourages new perspectives and provides equal opprtunity in employment of all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other categaory protected by federal, state and /or local law.

BWX Technologies
Full time