"When it comes to safety, I know there are no small details."
Michelle
Chemical Safety Analyst
"I always keep things on the right track."
Clifton
Transportation and Waste Management Engineer
"Testing the water is my profession — and my passion."
Greg
Environmental Scientist
"After 32 years here, I can say there's no place like home."
Hitomi
Executive Administrative Assistant
"You can count on me to keep things safe and sound."
Kojac
Assistant Chief, Fire Brigade
and Training Specialist
NFS employees have a proud history of serving our nation. In 2010, over 100 NFS employees had served in the Army, Navy, Air Force, or Marine forces.
"It's not just a job. It's my personal mission."
Allison
Production Operator
"Protecting NFS and the community is serious business. I'm up to the challenge."
Andy
NFS Tactical Response Force
"To me, there's no such thing as good enough."
Rachel
Research & Development Chemist
It's no wonder they call Unicoi County "Valley Beautiful."
NFS employees are proud of their role in fueling freedom through the US Navy.
NFS employees are committed to protecting the Nolichucky River.
NFS is the sole provider of fuel for the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program.
NFS maintains a multi-layered, robust security and cyber-security posture to ensure the protection of the facility and the surrounding area.

NFS Quick Facts

Company: Nuclear Fuel Services, Inc. (NFS) is a BWX Technologies, Inc. company and is part of its Nuclear Operations Group.

Employees: Approximately 700 full-time employees, 300 contractors, including a highly trained security force.

Workforce: Training plays an integral role in the culture of our organization. The average NFS employee undergoes about 57 hours of training per year. NFS maintains a continuous learning environment at NFS to ensure we consistently implement the latest standards of industry excellence at our facility. NFS also maintains a full-time on-site fire brigade, with members trained in specialized responses. Every NFS employee is required to maintain a Department of Energy security clearance, and to complete training that includes focusing on a Safety Conscious Work Environment.

Economic Impact: Approximately $50 million in annual payroll.