The Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration will host a virtual job fair for the entire Nuclear Security Enterprise, Wednesday, June 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Eastern Time. There will be federal positions and contractor positions for this event.
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Wednesday, June 23
What kinds of jobs are available?
Not all current vacancies are listed on USAJobs. Each individual program's virtual booth will display what jobs it currently has available.
Contractor positions are also available. Current contractor vacancies are here:
- Kansas City National Security Campus, Missouri
- Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California
- Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico
- Naval Nuclear Laboratory, Pennsylvania, New York, and Idaho
- Nevada National Security Site, North Las Vegas, Nevada
- Pantex Plant, Amarillo, Texas
- Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico and Livermore, California
- Savannah River Site, Aiken, South Carolina
- Y-12 National Security Complex, Oak Ridge, Tennessee
How will it work?
From the virtual lobby, attendees will be able to visit program booths, and if interested, they will be able to be considered directly from the virtual fair to the jobs listed.
Candidates will also be able to have one-on-one chats with hiring managers and human resource professionals regarding the available opportunities. Depending on the volume of people who register the day of the event, NNSA personnel and their contractor partners may need to follow-up to schedule interviews.
Does registering for the job fair mean I’ve applied for a job?
No, registering for our event means that sign in will be expedited for you on the day of the event.
The Nuclear Security Enterprise is made up of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and its labs, plants, and sites.
NNSA is responsible for enhancing national security through the military application of nuclear science. It maintains and enhances the safety, security, and effectiveness of our Nation’s nuclear weapons stockpile; reduces global danger from weapons of mass destruction; provides the U.S. Navy with safe and effective nuclear propulsion; and responds to nuclear and radiological emergencies in the United States and abroad.
Hiring managers will be on-site at the job fair to conduct interviews and extend job offers for positions in the following federal positions:
- General Engineer
- Physical Scientist
- Foreign Affairs Specialist
- Quality Assurance Engineer
The contractors that run our labs, plants, and sites (our management and operating partners) will be hiring these positions:
- Computer science
- Electrical Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Fire protection engineering
- Nuclear facility and operations
- and many more
U.S. Citizenship is required.
Candidates must be able to obtain and maintain a Q clearance as a condition of employment.
Drug testing will be required once an offer is made. Passing a drug test is part of obtaining a Q clearance. Regardless of whether drugs like marijuana are legal where an applicant lives, its usage remains illegal under federal law. Learn more about federal law and drug use at this link.
For Federal positions, working at NNSA means a competitive salary under an alternative pay system, rather than the General Schedule. Additionally, NNSA offers Federal benefits include health insurance, the Thrift Savings Plan, paid leave, flexible work schedules, and transportation subsidies.