Hydrogen Program

Work at CNL

Developing the workforce of the future.

With over 3,000 employees working in laboratory or project sites across the country, CNL’s strength lies in its people. These individuals develop valuable skills, experience and abilities in a wide range of disciplines.  Far beyond simply meeting the needs of the nuclear sector, the skills, training and educational opportunities supported by CNL further strengthen Canada’s workforce and competitive edge.

Through CNL, Canada’s next generation of outstanding nuclear scientists, engineers, operators and entrepreneurs are being trained. The nuclear laboratories will continue to support the development of highly qualified people for the public sector, private sector and academia.

We offer employees the opportunity to grow personally and professionally. If you are talented, driven and have the vision to lead, your potential growth at CNL is unlimited. Join our team and we can grow and achieve our results and goals together!

Employment Profiles


 Biology  Materials Science  Project Management
Mechanical Design Quality Assurance
Computer Modelling Metallurgy Safety and Licensing
Physics Thermal Hydraulics
Instrumentation and Control  

Corporate Services Opportunities:

Corporate services support our nuclear services and are key to the everyday operation of CNL.  Opportunities range from Legal, Finance, Information and Technology, Human Resources, Corporate & Regulatory Affairs and Compliance. These are just some of the areas where your experience and talent can be applied within CNL.

This is your opportunity to help contribute to something vital to the world and nuclear industry. You will work with a diverse team in an environment of learning, development and career progression.

CNL has an Employment Equity Program and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal Peoples, visible minorities and persons with disabilities. We promote an inclusive, respectful work environment where individuals and groups can achieve their full potential.

As Canada’s leading nuclear science and technology laboratory, CNL has many opportunities for students to gain valuable skills and work experience to help launch their careers.

Please be advised that we do not accept faxed, emailed or mailed resumes (online applications only). Resumes are only accepted for employment opportunities that are posted on the corporate website. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. CNL will not respond to general emails or telephone inquiries requesting updates on a position status.

Notice to external recruitment, staffing and temporary/labour hire firms: Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) will not engage in any correspondence or pay any fees for recruitment activities related to the hiring of a candidate unless a written professional service agreement for a specific recruitment search request has been established between a duly authorized representative of the Human Resources and/or Supply departments of CNL and the recruiter or recruitment/placement firm. Any candidates referred through the CNL careers website will not be eligible for any related recruitment fees.