COVID-19 Commonly Asked Questions from Candidates

As part of its work for the U.S. Government including being part of the nation’s critical defense industrial base, Calspan is considered an “Essential Business.”  Therefore Calspan is and anticipates remaining open and operational to support government and customer projects. As we continue to operate, we are adhering to strict protocols to ensure the health and safety of all our employees and customers, which includes remote working where possible, social distancing and PPE for essential on-site personnel, as well as enhanced cleaning and disinfecting of all our facilities. 


Is Calspan still hiring during the pandemic?

Yes, Calspan is still hiring! We have modified our hiring process to ensure we maintain a safe environment for our employees, candidates, and the public. Open positions can be found at


How is Calspan handling the interview process?

Initial interviews will be conducted via phone and/or a virtual environment. In the event that an onsite interview is necessary, we will ensure that all proper protocols are taken in accordance with CDC guidelines, as well as, our internal procedures. 


What if I do not feel well on the day of my interview?              

If you feel sick, have a fever, or have been in close contact with a person diagnosed with COVID-19, do not attend the interview. Please contact Human Resources to reschedule your interview and seek medical attention.


During the pandemic, am I still required to go to a lab for a pre-employment drug screen? 

Yes, if offered a job, pre-employment drug screening remains a condition of employment at Calspan. If you are concerned about going to a testing lab, please contact the facility directly to discuss their safety protocols. 


Is Calspan offering remote work for new employees until the COVID-19 situation stabilizes?

Some new hires may be eligible to work from home. Your Human Resource contact will discuss this with you during the recruitment process.


We know the situation is changing rapidly, we will be sure to update this page with additional information when applicable. If you have any questions, please reach out to Laurie Brinkerhoff, Sr. Manager, Human Resources, at [email protected].