Nuclear Operator Apprenticeship Program

Operated in partnership with Northern New Mexico College and DOE’s National Training Center

Operational Excellence and Workforce Development

N3B’s Apprenticeship Program is a collaboration with Northern New Mexico College. Participants in this two-year program are paid to work alongside highly skilled nuclear professionals while taking courses to earn an associate’s degree and become qualified as a nuclear operator.

Month class

Hours of instruction and on-the-job training

College course credits

What We Do

  • New Mexico-registered apprenticeship program based on DOE Order 426.2 for nuclear operators
  • Help ship legacy waste generated during Manhattan Project and Cold War off-site for disposal

What We Provide

  • Two-year program in partnership with Northern New Mexico College
  • Paid tuition
  • Associate’s of science degree in Nuclear Operations Technology
  • Competitive salary and benefits package throughout two years of program
  • Full-time employment continues after culmination of program


N3B Los Alamos
1200 Trinity Drive
Suite 150
Los Alamos, NM 87544


(505) 257-7690


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