Nuclear Engineer

The future of power lies in the hands of nuclear power

Job Tasks and Responsibilites

-Nuclear Engineers will provide information about acceptable methods of nuclear material usage, nuclear fuel reclamation, or waste disposal.

-They also design and develop reactor cores, radiation shielding, and associated instrumentation

Skills and Values

-Good skills to have are attentiveness, good idea generation, teamwork, information and data processing, and have the ability to perform complex and technical abilities

-Values are achievement, recognition, support, working conditions, independence, and relationships

The Workplace

Salary and Benefits

-The salary range is a low of $67,250 and a high of $153,260

-The benefits are and extra $3,034

-Vacation time is 3.3 weeks per year


-a study of Algebra, Trigonometry, and Calculus is a benefit to get the job

-studying Biology, Chemistry, and Physics also helps

-a degree from an ABET accredited engineering program

-Passing score on the FE and PE exams

-Experience as an intern or a EIT (engineer in training)