Naval Nuclear Laboratory

About Naval Nuclear Laboratory

*US Citizenship is required for employment with the Naval Nuclear Laboratory.

The Naval Nuclear Laboratory is operated by Fluor Marine Propulsion, LLC. The Naval Nuclear Laboratory comprises the U.S. Department of Energy locations and personnel responsible for developing advanced naval nuclear propulsion technology, providing technical support to ensure the safety and reliability of our nation’s naval nuclear reactors, and training the Sailors who operate those reactors in the U.S. Navy’s submarines and aircraft carrier Fleets.

The Naval Nuclear Laboratory includes the Bettis and Knolls Atomic Power Laboratories, the Kenneth A. Kesselring Site, and the Naval Reactors Facility which have proudly supported the nation since 1946. The Naval Nuclear Laboratory has nearly 8,000 employees working at primary locations in Pennsylvania, New York, South Carolina, and Idaho. The Naval Nuclear Laboratory also has an established presence at numerous shipyards and vendor locations around the globe.

We are dedicated solely to the support of the United States Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program. Program elements include the following:

• Research, development, and support laboratories
• Contractors responsible for designing, procuring, and building propulsion plant equipment
• Nuclear power schools and Naval Reactors training facilities
• Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program Headquarters and field offices
• Naval support facilities and tenders
• Shipyards that build, overhaul, and service the propulsion plants of nuclear-powered vessels

*Selected applicants will be subject to a federal background investigation and must obtain a Department of Energy security clearance. If you are a dual citizen, you must be willing to renounce your non-U.S. citizenship.

Fluor Marine Propulsion, LLC is an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified individuals for employment regardless of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other criteria protected by federal, state, or local law.


Technical Intern

May 2023 - August 2023 Niskayuna, NY
“I had a great project that kept me occupied for most of the time. I had a direct impact on my team and I know that my work was important towards my team's work. I had a very supportive mentor and manager. I got to learn a ton about the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program through a plethora of site and laboratory tours and supplementary learning opportunities.”

Site Solutions Engineering Intern

May 2021 - August 2021 Idaho Falls, ID
“I had the chance to be exposed to some very cool aspects of the Navy's nuclear program and program history which was fascinating.”
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