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 operating fleet by providing upgraded and replacement components during 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 and support people 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.

Our Customer - The Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program (NNPP)

Since 1956, at the direct request of the Navy's Admiral Hyman G. Rickover, our employees have successfully supported our nation's fleet and sailors in various aspects of the design, development, and continuing support of Naval Nuclear Propulsion (NNPP) equipment—a vital part of our nation's defense. We work with our many partners to deliver and maintain safe, reliable, and cost-effective products that ensure the long-term viability of the NNPP.

In order to work at BPMI, a Federal background investigation must be completed and a security clearance must be granted. BPMI is a drug-free workplace.

Equal Opportunity Employer.