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NNSA names Alvarado as Production Office Deputy Field Office Manager

 

The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) has named Carlos Alvarado as Deputy Field Office Manager for the NNSA Production Office (NPO). NPO serves as the federal oversight for the Pantex Plant in Amarillo and the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

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Alvarado has served as the Acting Deputy Field Office Manager at Pantex since May. Previously, he was the NPO Associate Deputy Manager for Operations at Pantex where he was responsible for providing oversight of site production operations. He has served in a variety of operations-related oversight and leadership roles for NNSA at the Pantex Plant over the last 24 years.

Before joining the Department of Energy (DOE) at Pantex in 1998, Alvarado worked nearly 10 years at the DOE’s Paducah Site Office in Kentucky where he performed oversight of maintenance and operations of Uranium Enrichment facilities and served as a program manager for environmental management projects.

Alvarado received a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from New Mexico State University. He is a qualified Senior Technical Safety Manager.

The mission of the NNSA Production Office is to ensure the safe, secure, and cost-effective operation of the Pantex Plant in Amarillo and the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.