Nuclear Engineers

Nuclear Engineers

Conduct research on nuclear engineering projects or apply principles and theory of nuclear science to problems concerned with release, control, and use of nuclear energy and nuclear waste disposal.

Key Competencies * Attention to Detail * Integrity * Analytical Thinking * Dependability * Cooperation * Initiative * Stress Tolerance * Achievement/Effort * Adaptability/Flexibility * Persistence

Representative Tasks * Monitor nuclear facility operations to identify any design, construction, or operation practices that violate safety regulations and laws or that could jeopardize the safety of operations. * Recommend preventive measures to be taken in the handling of nuclear technology, based on data obtained from operations monitoring or from evaluation of test results. * Write operational instructions to be used in nuclear plant operation or nuclear fuel or waste handling and disposal.


Government, Manufacturing, Mining Quarrying & Oil & Gas Extraction, Administrative & Support Services,

Job Family Architecture and Engineering

Sample Job Titles Atomic Process Engineer, Core Measures Abstractor, Engineer, Engineering Officer, Nuclear Criticality Safety Engineer, Nuclear Design Engineer, Nuclear Engineer, Nuclear Equipment Design Engineer, Nuclear Equipment Research Engineer, Nuclear Equipment Test Engineer, Nuclear Fuels Reclamation Engineer, Nuclear Fuels Research Engineer, Nuclear Licensing Engineer, Nuclear Officer, Nuclear Plant Technical Advisor, Nuclear Power Plant Engineer, Nuclear Process Engineer, Nuclear Radiation Engineer, Nuclear Reactor Engineer, Nuclear Safety Engineer, Nuclear Test Reactor Program Coordinator, Nuclear Waste Management Engineer, Radiation Engineer, Radiation Officer, Radiation Protection Engineer, Radioactive Materials Waste Management Engineer, Radiological Defense Officer, Radiological Engineer, Regulatory Compliance Coordinator, Regulatory Coordinator, Resident Inspector, Scientist, Steam Technical Advisor, System Engineer, Systems Engineer, Weapons Designer, Weapons Engineer.