New Mexicans invited to virtual job fair August 26, 2020

More than 600 positions with the National Nuclear Security Administration open at Los Alamos and Sandia National laboratories, and others

August 21, 2020


LOS ALAMOS, NM, August 21, 2020—Los Alamos and Sandia national laboratories and six other U.S. Department of Energy institutions are hiring in a variety of areas via a virtual job fair Wednesday, August 26, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. (MDT) to help fill more than 600 open positions. Of those, 54 are at Los Alamos.

“We are looking for the best and brightest to help us accomplish our important national security missions,” said Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty, NNSA Administrator and DOE’s Under Secretary for Nuclear Security. “One of my top priorities is recruiting the next generation of nuclear security professionals across our complex. The virtual job fair is a great opportunity for the enterprise to fill vital positions on our elite team to help keep our nation and the world safe.”

Continuing the effective partnership demonstrated in combined Nuclear Security Enterprise (NSE) job fairs last year, both the NNSA federal managers and the NNSA Management and Operating (M&O) contracting partners will be hiring professionals across a broad range of skills and in many locations to support America’s national security missions.

Fields include general engineering, management and budget, and physical sciences.

There are also open contractor positions in:

  • Business
  • Computer science
  • Cybersecurity
  • Engineering
  • Fire protection engineering
  • Manufacturing
  • Mathematics
  • Nuclear facility and operations
  • Science
  • and many more

The virtual job fair will include hiring officials from the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and its national laboratories, plants, and sites including:

  • Kansas City National Security Campus
  • Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  • Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Nevada National Security Site
  • Pantex Plant
  • Sandia National Laboratories
  • Savannah River Site
  • Y-12 National Security Complex

NNSA and its contractors are hiring in:

  • Aiken, South Carolina
  • Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Amarillo, Texas
  • Kansas City, Missouri
  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Livermore, California
  • Los Alamos, New Mexico
  • Oak Ridge, Tennessee
  • Washington, D.C.

During the online event, candidates will be able to have one-on-one message chats with federal and contractor hiring managers and human resources professionals regarding available opportunities. Also, during the virtual job fair, candidates will have the opportunity to browse videos about the NSE’s different sites. From the virtual lobby, attendees can visit hiring booths, view information for each NSE location, and if interested, apply directly for jobs of interest from the virtual fair. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged, although candidates will have the opportunity to register and submit resumes the day of the event.

Depending on the number of people who register and submit resumes, follow-up interviews may continue to take place for several days after the event.

About Los Alamos National Laboratory

Los Alamos National Laboratory, a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security, is managed by Triad, a public service oriented, national security science organization equally owned by its three founding members: Battelle Memorial Institute (Battelle), the Texas A&M University System (TAMUS), and the Regents of the University of California (UC) for the Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration.

Los Alamos enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.