Nuclear power reactor operator

Description

Operate or control nuclear reactors. Daily you will inspect equipment, gather information, and process the information.

Education and Skills

You will need to major in Nuclear & Industrial Radiologic Technologies/Technicians. Also some skills you'll need are

Operation Monitoring-Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.

Operation and Control-Controlling operations of equipment or systems.

Reading Comprehension-Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

Monitoring-Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.

Critical Thinking-Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems

About

The job out look won't be changing. Starting salary is about $79,970. I'll be working at a nuclear power plant and some of the risks working there is that I might get exposed to radioactive poisoning and there could be a nuclear meltdown.

High School Preparation

At Leyden I can take Exploring technology and Digital electronics so I can learn some basics about technology and electronics. I can join clubs like engineering and computer club.

References

You need references because jobs need to know what kind of person you are.

My reference would be

  1. Mr.Winstead - Teacher, East Leyden High school

  2. Mr.Mcdowell - Teacher, Lincoln Middle school

  3. Mr.Lichtenberg - Teacher, Lincoln Middle school

Post-Secondery Plans

I will need to get a major in Nuclear & Industrial Radiologic Technologies/Technicians and the schools that have this majors are Gateway Community College, Mount Mary University, and Northern New Mexico College.