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.
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’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.
Jeff Edlund was honored by NNSA and the Department of Energy as its Safety System Oversight (SSO) Engineer of the Year for 2020.
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.
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.
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.
WASHINGTON – The Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) will be hosting a virtual hiring event Wednesday, June 23, 2021, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.
Registration is available from now until the day of the event.
We strongly encourage job seekers to register and submit resumes before the day of the event.
NNSA is off to a strong start in 2021. From supporting new technologies to critical infrastructure projects, NNSA's achievements between January and April of this year have advanced its vital national security mission. Concurrently, NNSA's labs, plants, and sites have continued to ensure the effectiveness of the U.S.
NNSA celebrates the 51st anniversary of Earth Day across the Nuclear Security Enterprise
Last year was a big one. The United States celebrated the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. But the follow-up to any notable event is just as significant. That’s why this year, NNSA celebrated the 51st anniversary of Earth Day by honoring sustainability accomplishments from our sites across the country and highlighting achievements right here at “home.”