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NNSA Release: Seeing inside the Secret City … without setting a foot on site

  • Posted: Wednesday, September 1, 2021, 8:57 am

The public will soon be able to get a sneak peek inside Y‑12 National Security Complex’s Building 9731 - a historic Manhattan Project-era building - without ever stepping foot on‑site. A virtual tour of select areas of the building is being developed in cooperation with the NNSA Production Office (NPO), the Department of Energy (DOE) Oak Ridge Consolidated Service Center, and the National Park Service.

NNSA Release: NNSA looks to recruit the next generation of nuclear security talent and hire thousands annually

  • Posted: Monday, August 23, 2021, 3:20 pm

Navigating the labor market can be a challenge, but it’s one NNSA's Office of Management & Budget is prepared to meet. With more than a third of the nuclear security enterprise’s workforce eligible for retirement within the next five years, attracting and recruiting top talent is a high priority for NNSA.

NNSA Release: NNSA Sandia Field Office Manager Jeff Harrell retires after over 40 years of federal service

  • Posted: Monday, August 9, 2021, 10:34 am

After four decades of federal service, NNSA Sandia Field Office (SFO) Manager Jeff Harrell retired July 31. During the week prior to his retirement, he celebrated his extensive career at a picnic held in his honor with the SFO employees who have been like an extended family.

NNSA Release: Reuse, recast, reduce: Y-12’s Zero Power Physics Reactor Depleted Uranium Recovery Project yields results

  • Posted: Thursday, July 22, 2021, 5:00 pm

Earlier this year, the National Nuclear Security Administration’s (NNSA) Office of Nuclear Material Integration (ONMI), in cooperation with the Y-12 National Security Complex (Y-12), completed the Zero Power Physics Reactor (ZPPR) Depleted Uranium (DU) Recovery Project. The effort successfully recovered 28 metric tons of high-purity DU blocks previously used in the ZPPR; a research reactor located at the Idaho National Laboratory.

NNSA Release: NNSA receives top Project Management Awards from the Department of Energy

  • Posted: Wednesday, July 14, 2021, 10:19 am

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) is pleased to announce it received three DOE Secretary’s Project Management Achievement Awards July 13, 2021.

Each year, the Department recognizes projects that have demonstrated excellence in project management. Specifically, the Secretary's Achievement Award is presented to project teams that have demonstrated significant results in completing projects under budget and ahead of schedule.

NNSA Release: NNSA’s Minority Serving Institution Partnership Program expands to serve STEM students and further our Nation’s security

  • Posted: Thursday, June 24, 2021, 9:46 am

NNSA’s Minority Serving Institution Partnership Program (MSIPP) has awarded four new grants, bringing the total number of grants to 17, in order to better serve students and Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs) in STEM disciplines.

NNSA Release: NNSA hosting virtual job fair for Nuclear Security Enterprise on June 23

  • Posted: Monday, June 14, 2021, 4:42 pm

The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) will host a virtual job fair for the Nuclear Security Enterprise (NSE) Wednesday, June 23, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (EDT). The NSE is looking for the next generation of nuclear security professionals and working to hire over 2,500 new employees to join its exceptional workforce in 2021.

NNSA Release: NNSA issues short-term contract extension to CNS

  • Posted: Wednesday, June 2, 2021, 9:12 am

WASHINGTON - The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) announced its intention to extend the current contract for the management and operation of the NNSA’s Pantex Plant (Pantex) in Amarillo, Texas, and the Y-12 National Security Complex (Y-12) in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, on June 1. The extension will include a two-month base period with four, one-month option periods which may be exercised if needed.

NNSA Production Office Manager Geoffrey Beausoleil — “the French cowboy from Connecticut” — hangs up his spurs after 33 years of federal service

  • Posted: Tuesday, May 25, 2021, 8:40 am

After taking a deep breath to appreciate the achievements of his team and consider his next steps, NNSA Production Office (NPO) Manager Geoffrey L. Beausoleil stepped out into retirement April 30.

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