Nuclear Engineer Job Description

nuclear engineer job description includes a detailed overview of the key requirements, duties, responsibilities, and skills for this role.

Last update : July 14, 2023

Nuclear Engineer Job Description

A nuclear engineer is an engineer who works in research or design of nuclear reactors and nuclear-powered spacecraft.

The professional certification of the nuclear engineer is offered by The American Institute of Nuclear Engineers’ Nuclear Engineering Certification Board.

Those wishing to become certified must meet certain educational, experience, and character requirements.

Job Brief

We’re looking for Nuclear Engineer to help us develop and maintain our nuclear power plants. You will be responsible for ensuring the safety of our plants and staff, as well as the efficient operation of our reactors. If you have the skills and experience we need, please submit your resume and cover letter today.

Nuclear Engineer Duties

-Manage the daily operations of nuclear power plants, ensuring that they function as safely as possible
-Reconcile engineering and operational information necessary for safe operation
-Analyze operations to find weaknesses and propose improvements
-Apply knowledge of engineering principles and nuclear physics to ensure that the nuclear plants perform correctly
-Perform analyses of the safety systems, processes, and components to ensure safety
-Promote safety research, development, and improvements
-Contribute to research and development efforts
-Call for and attend meetings as necessary

Nuclear Engineer Responsibilities

-Design, develop, and test components and systems used in nuclear energy facilities, such as turbine generators and auxiliary systems
-Incorporate engineering controls to ensure nuclear safety by reviewing and approving safety analyses and evaluations
-Develop technical designs, specifications, standards, guidelines, and procedures
-Conduct detailed analyses, evaluations, and design reviews
-Conduct research, experiments, and surveys
-Perform quality assurance and quality control inspections
-Staff and lead project teams
-Implement standardized engineering practices
-Develop cost estimates and monitor budgets
-Perform other duties as assigned

Requirment And Skills

-University degree
-5+ years’ of experience
-Knowledge of nuclear engineering (reactor, safety, fuel cycle, solidification, decommissioning, etc.)
-Knowledge of commercial nuclear power reactor design and operation
-Skilled in engineering design

At Company Name, we believe that diversity and inclusion are critical to our success. We are committed to building a team that is diverse and inclusive, and we encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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