About Us

Bechtel Plant Machinery, Inc. (BPMI) is a prime contractor for the United States Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program (NNPP).

We are a project engineering organization responsible for providing design, manufacturing, and procurement management for the fabrication, testing, delivery, installation, and field support of high quality nuclear power plant components for installation in submarines and aircraft carriers.

BPMI also supports the fleet by providing upgraded and replacement components during ship refueling and overhauls, as well as delivering information technology solutions to improve efficiency and effectiveness.

The nuclear components developed and procured by our team of talented engineers, contract professionals, logistics analysts, IT professionals, and other support personnel have been used to power huge aircraft carriers and submarines of all types and sizes. Teamwork, cooperation, and the pursuit of excellence have been the driving forces behind the growth and success of BPMI. For more than 60 years, we have been at the forefront of technological and operational innovation for the Navy and the NNPP.

USS John Warner (SSN-785), a Virginia-class submarine of the U.S. Navy

BPMI supports our nation's fleet and Sailors by providing exceptional design, procurement, and technical services. We work with our many partners to deliver and maintain safe, reliable, cost-effective products to ensure the long-term viability of Naval Nuclear Propulsion, a vital part of our national defense.

To be an indispensable partner in advancing our nation's superiority in Naval Nuclear Propulsion.

Respect... People are our most important asset
Integrity... Act according to our values
Excellence... Performance to the highest standards
Commitment... Dedication to BPMI Mission and Vision
Teamwork... Work as a team to achieve greater potential
Growth & Development... Make ourselves better tomorrow than today

BPMI Identity Statement

... a vibrant Bechtel company that delivers and maintains propulsion systems for Navy carriers and submarines.
… a premier organization with over 60 years of success teaming with the Naval Reactors Program.
… a place to build a rewarding career with challenging and meaningful work.
… a culture that values people through recognition of accomplishments, work-life balance, and a sense of community.
… a team of high caliber people working in a collaborative environment to support our sailors in defending our freedom.

Proud to be… BPMI.

A Word from Our General Manager

"Teamwork, integrity, and the pursuit of excellence continue to be the driving forces behind the growth and success of BPMI. We are a 'can-do' organization of more than 900 BPMI engineers, procurement personnel, and support staff working together to support the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program (NNPP). It is the energetic commitment and enthusiasm of each BPMI employee that fosters our continued success. Each employee contributes his or her own exceptional skills, knowledge, and experience in performing the daily work that moves NNPP technology into exciting new areas, while maintaining operational excellence in ongoing support of the Naval fleet. Our people are our most important asset. We back this up with true care for each other and foster the success of each person through personalized mentoring, training and development programs. We also believe in a work/life balance.

Continuous improvement is very important to our organization. In order for each one of us to be better tomorrow than we are today, we recognize the need for and aggressively pursue change where it is required. We have active programs to continuously improve as individuals and as an organization to maximize the value we provide to our customers, while enriching our lives, meeting our commitments to family and community, and ensuring BPMI's long-term viability.

I am proud of the people of BPMI and our significant accomplishments over more than 60 years! I hope that you will carefully evaluate the many career opportunities offered at BPMI and consider joining our team."

- Dave Hein, General Manager

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