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  • Fluor-BWXT 2023 Summer Internship Applications Available

    November 28th, 2022

    Fluor-BWXT (FBP) is currently accepting internship applications for summer 2023. The FBP internship program provides college students from a wide range of educational programs the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in their chosen field of study...


  • Fluor-BWXT named 2022 Large Business of the Year

    November 14th, 2022

    Fluor-BWXT (FBP) was named 2022 Large Business of the Year by the Portsmouth Area Chamber of Commerce during an awards ceremony held at Shawnee State University. Fluor-BWXT (FBP) has been an influential contributor to several small businesses and organizations throughout Scioto County while completing significant milestones in the cleanup of the Department of Energy’s former Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant...


  • Fluor-BWXT Communications Win Telly Award

    October 26th, 2022

    Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth (FBP) has earned a Bronze Award for Non-Broadcast Video Production in the 43rd Annual Telly Awards. The Telly Awards honor excellence in video and television across all screens and are judged by leaders from video platforms, television, streaming networks, and production companies, including Adobe, Netflix, Dow Jones, Duplass Brothers Productions, Complex Networks, Jennifer Garner, A&E Networks, Hearst Media, Nickelodeon, ESPN Films, RYOT, Partizan and Vimeo...


  • Murder mystery dinner raises more than $3,000 for charity

    October 25th, 2022

    Fluor-BWXT (FBP) employees recently shared an evening of mystery and fun to raise money for the Employee Giving Campaign at Twin Lakes Resort. Each year, fundraisers are held to generate charitable donations for non-profit organizations in Jackson, Pike, Ross, and Scioto counties...


  • Fluor-BWXT Supports Diversity Initiatives through Donation

    October 5th, 2022

    Fluor-BWXT (FBP) supports diversity, equity and inclusion at the Portsmouth site. Recently, FBP’s President and CEO Greg Wilkett, presented $20,000 to the FBP Diversity Council...


  • FBP hosts Health and Safety Fair for site employees

    September 28th, 2022

    On Sept. 28, Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth held a Health and Safety Fair for employees, with a 70s theme, in recognition of the 70th anniversary of the site. The event featured lunch, access to dozens of vendors, health screenings, question and answer sessions on retirement, and opportunities to participate in fundraising activities for the annual employee giving campaign...


  • A-Plant Leadership Meets with Retirees

    September 27th, 2022

    The Department of Energy’s Portsmouth Site, known by many locally as the A-Plant, has gone by many names over the past 70 years. However, the one thing that has remained the same is the dedicated workforce behind the site’s success. Once a month, retirees spanning generations of workers gather for lunch and an afternoon of stories and conversation...


  • Fog Road Closure

    September 27th, 2022

    Beginning Oct. 1, the Northeast Bypass Road, also known as Fog Road, at the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Portsmouth Site in Pike County will be closed to public traffic from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m., Monday through Saturday, through November 19. Drivers should seek alternate routes during this period...


  • FBP donates $50,000 to Jackson County for an airport expansion project

    September 22nd, 2022

    On Sept. 20, representatives from Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth (FBP) visited the James A. Rhodes Airport in Jackson to present a donation of $50,000 to support an expansion project. By the middle of next year, new aircraft hangars will be built at the facility, making room for a dozen more tenants...


  • Make Wellston Beautiful donates baskets for giving campaign at Portsmouth site

    September 22nd, 2022

    For the past three years, the Make Wellston Beautiful organization has generously donated gift baskets for Fluor-BWXT’s (FBP) annual Employee Giving Campaign raffles and auctions. This year, they provided three baskets, with themes ranging from fall to Christmas...


  • Cron sisters crowned at River Days, FBP presents leadership and community award

    September 22nd, 2022

    The ebb and flow of life in a small river town can be filled with a variety of opportunities. Every year, a queen is crowned in Portsmouth for River Days, one of the longest-running festivals in Ohio. This year, Mychal and Taylor Cron, daughters of Fluor-BWXT’s Human Resource Manager Todd Cron, earned titles. Mychal was crowned Miss River Days and Taylor earned the title of Young Miss River Days. In addition to receiving other awards, Mychal earned Fluor’s President & Community Services & Leadership Award through the Friends of Portsmouth...


  • Fluor presents Silver Medallion Award to Lewis, Setty and Sevens

    September 14th, 2022

    On Sept. 7, three Fluor-BWXT employees at the Portsmouth site received Fluor’s prestigious Silver Medallion for their courage, intuition, and quick actions to save the life of a co-worker who was exhibiting physical signs of a potentially serious illness...


  • FBP delivers donation to Pike County food pantry

    September 12th, 2022

    Fluor-BWXT employees, along with the Department of Energy, Mid-America Conversion Services, and Enterprise Technical Assistance Services, Inc., at the Portsmouth site in Pike County recently collected food and monetary donations for area food pantries to support the Feds Feed Family food drive. On Sept. 6, FBP Deputy Site Project Director James Miller, visited the Pike Outreach Food Pantry in Waverly to deliver $1,050 in donations...


  • TeVault retires from DOE site after 33 years

    September 7th, 2022

    September 1 marked the first day of retirement for Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth site Chemist Monica TeVault...


  • Beattie retires from DOE site after 46 years

    August 31st, 2022

    When Charlie Beattie first began working as a janitor at the Department of Energy’s Portsmouth site, he didn’t know he would eventually find his way to Power Operations. During the in-between years, he worked in Converter Maintenance, Cascade Maintenance, and Feed and Withdrawal Operations. Beattie retired this week from Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth with more than 46 years of service...


  • FBP Supports Scioto County Fair 4-H Participants

    August 17th, 2022

    Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth (FBP) is proud to support the hard work of Scioto County Fair 4-H participants who spent their summer preparing their market projects...


  • FBP Supports Ross County Fair 4-H Participants

    August 16th, 2022

    Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth (FBP) is proud to support the hard work of Ross County Fair 4-H participants who spent their summer preparing their market projects...


  • BP Supports Pike County Fair 4-H Participants

    August 9th, 2022

    Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth (FBP) is proud to support the hard work of Pike County Fair 4-H participants who spend their summer preparing their market projects...


  • FBP Supports Disaster Relief Initiatives

    July 27th, 2022

    Fluor-BWXT (FBP) recently donated $1,000 to the Scioto Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross to help with disaster relief programs in Jackson, Pike, and Scioto counties. The American Red Cross responds to natural disasters by providing immediate assistance to the affected families...


  • McCarty Wins Third Strategic Sourcing Award

    July 18th, 2022

    Jeff McCarty, a senior buyer at Portsmouth, has more than 30 years of commercial and government purchasing experience (seven years with Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth). Recently, he received his third Supply Chain Management Center (SCMC) Strategic Sourcing Most Valuable Player award. The award was established in 2018 to recognize outstanding performance by procurement and sourcing professionals who provide cost savings and/or added value to the Department of Energy...


  • FBP Supports Miracle City Academy

    July 12th, 2022

    Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth (FBP) recently donated $8,000 to Miracle City Academy (MCA) to purchase computers. The school was the location of FBP’s Joint Information Center over the last several years. FBP is currently relocating the center, freeing space for the school’s expansion of students and creating a need for more technology...


  • Warning System Testing To Be Conducted July 27 & 28

    June 29th, 2022

    Audible testing of the Public Warning System (PWS) will be conducted at the Department of Energy’s Portsmouth Site in Pike County on Wednesday, July 27 and Thursday, July 28, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m...


  • Fluor-BWXT Honored by Scioto County Commissioners

    June 23rd, 2022

    The Scioto County Commissioners presented Fluor-BWXT (FBP) two proclamations for promoting, industrial, economic, commercial and civic development for Scioto County over the past 10 years and recognizing the plant’s historical 70th-year milestone...


  • Fluor-BWXT Honored by Pike County Commissioners

    June 13th, 2022

    The Pike County Commissioners recognized Fluor-BWXT (FBP) for promoting industrial, economic, commercial, and civic development for Pike County over the past 10 years. The members presented a proclamation during their regular meeting in June...


  • Fluor-BWXT donates funds for school STEM project

    June 9th, 2022

    Fifth graders at Oak Hill Elementary have found a new smiling friend in their science class. Earlier this year, Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth donated $4,000 to the school for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) equipment. School officials purchased kits for the students to build programmable robots...


  • FBP Supports Scioto 365 Program

    June 2nd, 2022

    In May, Fluor-BWXT donated $1,000 to the Scioto Foundation for their Scioto 365 grant-making program. Each year, the foundation’s program provides financial support for current community projects, ranging from updating public parks to installing benches or seating in public spaces...


  • Public Guided Bus Tours Return to PORTS Site

    May 26th, 2022

    The U.S. Department of Energy and Fluor-BWXT will be offering public tours of the former gaseous diffusion plant in Piketon this summer. Guests will get the opportunity to learn about the history of the PORTS site as well as a first-hand look at the ongoing operations from a guided bus tour...


  • FBP awards STEAM scholarship to three Scioto County students

    May 26th, 2022

    Three Scioto County students were the recipients of the 2022 Fluor-BWXT (FBP) STEAM Scholarship, a one-time, $2,000 award. Each year, FBP awards 12 college scholarships to area high school students pursuing careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM). More than 100 applications for the scholarships were received this year...


  • FBP awards STEAM scholarship to three Pike County graduates

    May 25th, 2022

    Three Pike County students were the recipients of the 2022 Fluor-BWXT (FBP) STEAM Scholarship, a one-time, $2,000 award. Each year, Fluor-BWXT awards 12 college scholarships to area high school students pursuing careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM). More than 100 applications for the scholarships were received this year...


  • Fluor-BWXT supports economic development efforts in Piketon

    May 19th, 2022

    Fluor-BWXT (FBP) recently donated $25,000 to the Piketon Community Improvement Corporation (CIC) for economic development. The CIC, a private non-profit organization and the economic development arm of the Village of Piketon, is buying dilapidated properties for redevelopment and resale...


  • FBP awards STEAM scholarship to three Ross County High School seniors

    May 18th, 2022

    Three Ross County students were the recipients of the 2022 Fluor-BWXT (FBP) STEAM Scholarship, a one-time, $2,000 award. Each year, Fluor-BWXT awards 12 college scholarships to area high school students pursuing careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM). More than 100 applications for the scholarships were received for this year’s scholarships...


  • FBP awards STEAM scholarships to three Jackson High School students

    May 17th, 2022

    Three Jackson High School seniors received a $2,000 scholarship from Fluor-BWXT (FBP) for their pursuit of a career in science, technology, engineering, arts or math (STEAM). FBP presents 12 college scholarships to area students each year...


  • Jackson County Commissioners, JCEDP and local businesses honor Fluor-BWXT

    May 5th, 2022

    The Jackson County Commissioners recognized Fluor-BWXT (FBP) for promoting industrial, economic, commercial and civic development for Jackson County over the past 10 years. The members, along with representatives of the Jackson County Economic Development Partnership (JCEDP) and area business leaders, presented a proclamation during their regular meeting in May...


  • FBP Employees Receive Awards for Heroic Actions

    April 25th, 2022

    Recently, two Fluor-BWXT employees were recognized for their significant roles in rescuing a member of the community who was stranded in Piketon during inclement weather...


  • Valley High School Wins Big at Regional Science Bowl, Moves on to Nationals

    April 2nd, 2022

    Valley High School has captured first place in this year’s South Central Ohio Regional Science Bowl. The regional competition, hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), drew 18 schools and 30 teams from Scioto, Pike, Ross and Jackson counties. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, teams competed at their individual schools instead of gathering at one venue...


  • Kids Take on Technology in 2022

    March 23rd, 2022

    In the not so distant past, five-year-olds with school-issued laptops may have simply sounded like a pipe dream. At Jasper Elementary, though, technology has become an essential component in the classroom, particularly since the COVID-19 pandemic. Last year, Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth (FBP) donated $3,500 to purchase Chromebook computers and STEM-related (science, technology, engineering and math) activity items for the students...


  • Fluor-BWXT Honored by Ross County Commissioners

    March 22nd, 2022

    Fluor-BWXT’s commitment to a strong and sustainable economy in southern Ohio was honored recently with a proclamation from the Ross County Commissioners during regular session...


  • FBP Celebrates Engineering Week and Diversity

    February 24th, 2022

    This week, Fluor-BWXT (FBP) celebrates Engineers Week. As a large employer in southern Ohio requiring expertise from diverse engineering careers, FBP is proud to have employees who are dedicated to mentoring others. Today, February 24, is “Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day (Girl Day).”...


  • Fluor-BWXT Employees Hold ‘Super Bowl ThursDey’ Tailgate

    February 10th, 2022

    Fluor-BWXT (FBP) employees at the U.S. Department of Energy site in Pike County held a “Superbowl ThursDey” Tailgate Party for the Cincinnati Bengals today during lunch break...


  • 2022 FBP Summer Internship Program Application Deadline Extended

    February 8th, 2022

    Fluor-BWXT (FBP) has extended the application deadline for the 2022 summer internship program to Feb. 21, 2022. The Fluor-BWXT internship program provides college students from a wide array of education disciplines to gain an opportunity to apply traditional academic classroom learning to actual hands-on work experience...


  • 2022 Fluor-BWXT Scholarship Program Accepting Applications

    January 13th, 2022

    Fluor-BWXT (FBP) is currently accepting scholarship applications from graduating high school seniors in Pike, Scioto, Ross and Jackson counties. Twelve scholarships, valued at $2,000 each, will be awarded this year to students majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) programs...


  • Public Warning System Testing to be Conducted Jan. 25 and 26

    January 4th, 2022

    Audible testing of the PORTS Public Warning System (PWS) will be conducted Tuesday and Wednesday, Jan. 25 and26, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Audible testing of the PWS is conducted to ensure the system functions as intended and to familiarize site personnel and the public with the audible warning tones of the sirens...