Construction Supervisor 1

BWXT Nuclear Operations Group, Inc.

Erwin, TN

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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

Construction Supervisor 1 - Nuclear Fuel Services - Erwin, TN

Summary Description of Job:

Direct craft personnel and subcontractors; schedule and sequence day-to-day activities of work; interface with all client personnel to ensure their satisfaction; oversee individual projects to assure compliance with the scope and quality as established by the contract documents; enforcement of site cleanliness, safety, health, and substance abuse programs; proactively anticipate and solve problems that could delay construction; manage the permit and inspection process, physically inspect projects to monitor progress and compliance with project standards; maintain and update as-built drawings; attend regularly scheduled progress meetings; ensure effective use of constructability efforts to identify and resolve changes much earlier in the design phase with significantly less adverse impact on the project. Performance of duties may require supervisory oversight and/or assistance from senior personnel.

Major Duties and Responsibilities of Job:

1. Serve on Capital Project Teams during initial project development to resolve constructability and compliance issues.

2. Assist Project Engineer and subcontractor in development and resource loading of Work Breakdown Structures.

3. Coordinate Safety, Security, Medical, Radiological, and Training entry and work requirements for contractors.

4. Direct subcontractors and laborers, conduct job briefings, and supervise activities to ensure accurate installation.

5. Coordinate process or facility shutdowns as needed for system renovation or utility system tie-ins.

6. Review project assignments and scheduled priorities to assure resources are properly and effectively utilized.

7. Perform assessment of required field changes and obtain approval from lead project engineer when necessary.

8. Maintain and update as-build drawings for accuracy and historical data.

9. Exercises control over assigned projects to ensure subcontractor conformance to quality and safety specifications.

10. Provide input to project schedules related to construction activities.

11. Review and update construction schedules to include resource allocation, percent complete, and percent remaining.

12. Perform duties on weekends or after hours for all projects under construction as needed.

13. Complete installation and verification/inspection and develop/oversee completion punch lists.

14. Perform investigations to determine underlying causes of unplanned events and determine corrective actions.

15. Assist and/or perform site and/or project surveys and elevation verifications.

16. Utilize NFS application systems to determine and correct contractor restrictions and deficiencies.

Educational Requirements:

Associate Degree -- Technical field OR four (4) years of equivalent experience in construction related activities will be acceptable in lieu of degree.

Professional License/Certificate:

A contractor's license is desired but not required.

Experience Requirements (Beyond the educational or equivalent requirements):

Six (6) to Eight (8) years' experience in construction and/or maintenance related field with A.S. degree or ten (10) years' experience in construction related activities in lieu of degree.

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) and ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy (DOE) security clearance which involves an extensive criminal and financial background investigation 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.