Civil Engineer - Site Layout Project Lead

Civil Engineer - Site Layout Project Lead

BWX Technologies Inc. | Lynchburg, VA, 24501, US

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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 Civil Engineer - Site Layout Project Lead for its Advanced Technologies location in Lynchburg, VA!

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

If you are looking for a career where your experience is valued, innovative thinking is fostered, and barrier-free teamwork is embraced every day, then this opportunity is for you. The position will be located in Lynchburg, VA.

Job Description / Duties:

* Serve as the technical project lead for site layout activities.
* Apply structural design and analysis of concrete and steel structures using appropriate design codes.
* Use civil structural analysis programs (ex. STAAD, RISA, GTSTRUDL, SAP).
* Apply natural phenomena loading on structures (ex. seismic, wind, tornado, hurricane).
* Apply soil mechanics to determine soil loading on structures and structural settlement analysis.
* Create design models and detailed drawings using CAD software and other design methods.
* Develop engineering calculations and specifications.
* Prepare test reports and assist with qualification reports.
* Support engineering procurement efforts.
* Other engineering support tasks as required.

Job Qualifications / Requirements:

* A Bachelor's degree in Engineering from an ABET-accredited university is required. Civil Engineering degree is preferred.
* A minimum of fifteen (15) years of professional work experience in a relevant field is required.
* Must be a Civil Engineer with strong technical leadership and project engineering experience.
* Must have a strong mechanical aptitude.
* Must have demonstrable high-quality workmanship.
* Must be able to demonstrate good layout practices in ensuring project dimensions tie in while executing layout.
* Ability to provide clear, concise, accurate and timely written and verbal communication is required.
* Experience in application of natural phenomena loads on structures is required.
* Must be a strong team player with the ability to develop effective relationships with internal and external customers and suppliers.
* Generally, work in a team environment, but the ability to work independently is required.
* Knowledge of American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) standards (as applicable to structural design and analysis) is required.
* Knowledge of American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) code is required.
* Knowledge of American Concrete Institute (ACI) code (as applicable to structural design and analysis) is required.
* Must be able to travel (<10%) domestic and international.
* Must be a U.S. 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.

Additional Desired Skillsets:

* Experience performing seismic analysis of structures, tanks, piping using response spectra or time history response analysis methods.
* Experience with structural analysis programs (ex. STAAD, RISA, GTSTRUDL, SAP).
* Experience performing impact and impulsive loading analyses.
* Registered Professional Engineer.

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 and other health and safety protocols. As such, all BWXT new hires will be required to adhere to applicable Company COVID-19 requirements within the workplace as a 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.