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Nuclear Engineers design the equipment and create the operating procedures used in nuclear power plants. Skills relevant to this position and found on example resumes include performing shipchecks to inspect various nuclear systems, designing testing and special tooling equipment, and composing technical work documents for nuclear work on submarines and aircraft carriers. Most entry-level nuclear engineering positions require a bachelor's degree on applicants' resumes, but many advanced research or supervisory jobs are only available to those who possess a master's degree or doctorate.

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Nuclear Engineer

Managed radiation exposure reduction, accounting, and auditing on 15 nuclear submarine and surface ship overhauls, reducing overall exposure by 83%, facilitating successful overhauls, and earning two 'Exceptional Employee' awards. Key activities involved technical design and development, personnel training, and quality reviews and audits. Achievements include:

  • Developed a radiation shielding installation method minimizing removal of thermal insulation that saved $781,920 annually and reduced personnel exposure by 21%.
  • Developed an exposure accounting system that increased accuracy of exposure tracking and budgeting by 59% by identifying emergent and re-work expenditures.
  • Developed and presented training on production processes, and exposure reduction and contamination control techniques.
  • Performed safety inspections and surveillance auditing of operations and production work and facilities.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering
MBA
Master of Business Administration
2

Nuclear Engineer

Development and oversight of projects critical to the design of new and upgraded equipment. Analyzed equipment performance and identified inefficiencies.

  • Interfaced with production managers, engineers, and project managers in designing prototyping and testing equipment.
  • Drafted detailed documentation utilizing technical drawings and engineering specifications.
  • Collaborated with product developers and engineers to develop and mobilize advanced and innovative concepts.
  • Researched & reviewed existing technologies based on targeted plan, applied design analysis, non-linear engineering concepts to create plans.
  • Coordinated with suppliers/vendors and integral engineering resources to obtain parts and equipment, define functional, dimensional and visual requirements for components.
  • Evaluated and demonstrated manufacturing feasibility and technical justification for design approach; conducted design validation. Maintained comprehensive documentation of complex design activities.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering Technology
3

Nuclear Engineer III

Performed fuel management studies and support fuel cycle cost accounting needs for both BWR and PWR.

  • Developed core neutronic models for core designs, operational support and safety analysis applications. Physics models include BWR, B&W and CE PWR.
  • Provided technical information and consultation on nuclear core design issues to other organizations.
  • Worked closely with site and fuel vendor on the development, evaluation and implementation of reload core design and/or emergency core redesigns.
  • Performed criticality safety analysis for spent fuel pool using SCALE 4 system of codes.
  • Supported reload safety analysis for neutronic issues and provide input data supporting 10 CFR 50.59. safety evaluations.
  • Performed and reviewed various analyses including SNM accounting and core follow as assigned.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
MS
Nuclear Engineering
PhD
Nuclear Engineering
4

Nuclear Engineer

  • Utilized SAP CMMS to prepare project scopes for multiple assigned projects on contracts
  • Prepared and issued 100% of assigned component level work execution documents ahead
  • Troubleshot and resolved 100% of work execution document and job site problems within
  • Achieved perfect safety record through accurately handling and disposing of radioactive
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Mechanical Engineering
5

Nuclear Engineer

Systems Analysis Group- responsible for writing numerous LERs and responding to Incident Reports

  • Promoted after 6 months and became responsible for the Environmental Equipment Qualification programs at Salem 1 and 2
  • Received a Special Achievement Award for the Salem EQ program
  • Provided guidance and assistance in setting up Hope Creek's EQ program
  • Required detailed knowledge of the plants' physical layout and design, an understanding of the accident scenarios and which equipment was required to mitigate that special accident
  • Required much time walking through the plants, identifying that each piece of safety class equipment was the correct component and was installed exactly according to instruction, matched the plant diagrams, and the accident mitigation scenarios. For example, all of the junction boxes needed to be properly sealed
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Nuclear Engineering
MBA
International Business
Energy Accelerator Physics
6

Reactor Services Project Nuclear Engineer

Responsible for generating scopes of work which detailed the technical effort needed for a specific project. Worked with various departments in order to accurately outline a project and ensure that it would be as cost efficient as possible. Oversaw technical requests for change, organized meetings and monitored milestones.

  • Established solutions to various technical problems by responsible to technical problems in a timely manner
  • Created and reviewed technical procedures and requirements that were used in support of different operational activities
  • Certified as a Radiation Workers (106.5), completed Radiological Training for Nuclear Engineers (RTNE)
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Systems Engineering
C
Nuclear Engineering
BS
Mechanical Engineering
7

Radiological/ Nuclear Engineer

Updated the Electrical Arc Flash Database for Effluent Treatment Facility and F Tank Farm

  • Constructed a Facility Fire Protection Plan to unify three different facilities
  • Calculated and issued Occupancy Load determinations using the Life Safety Code
  • Calculated and authored Dose Rate Estimates for H -Tank Farm Facility
  • Verifier on calculation for the Shielding Calculation for Tank 13 SMP Operations
  • Tested a SabreAlert air sampling monitor for potential use at Savannah River Site
  • Developed an Engineering Calculation on HEPA Filters using MCNP
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Chemistry
BS
Nuclear Engineering
8

Nuclear Engineer

Highly trained in Nuclear Refueling Equipment maintenance, repair, and inspections.

  • Experienced in preparation and review of Refueling Technical Work Documents (RTWD's) for shipboard and shop work evolutions.
  • Assigned as lead engineer to develop technical procedures for disposition of various refueling equipment and tools.
  • Reduced overall maintenance costs by 20% along with preventing deviance from maintenance schedule by providing dedicated engineering support
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering
MA
Management
9

Nuclear Engineering Officer/reactor Laboratories Division Officer

Led a division of 15 nuclear trained laboratory technicians in the testing and maintaining of proper chemical controls of a nuclear reactor and supporting steam propulsion plant. Managed all work involving radiological controls on board the ship.

  • Commended by inspection teams for the creation, implementation and success of the radiological controls audit and surveillance program.
  • Maintained a vigorous program for all radioactive material, to include generation, documentation, storage, and final disposal, with 100% accuracy.
  • Selected as Production Watch Officer during a six-month maintenance period. Responsible for the coordination, briefing and execution for all maintenance and repair jobs within the nuclear propulsion plant. Ensured all personnel were properly educated and prepared for their assigned job resulting in all jobs being executed incident-free.
  • Qualified Propulsion Plant Watch Officer. Led a team of 22 nuclear trained mechanics, electricians, electronic technicians, chemists, and conventional mechanics in the safe operation, maintenance, and casualty response of a critical or shutdown reactor.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BE
Naval Architecture
MA
Leadership
MA
Engineering Management
10

Nuclear Engineer 2

  • Nuclear Engineer on a project involving the inactivation of a nuclear powered aircraft carrier
  • Responsible for the planning and development of work packages that directed the safe installation, removal, and/or repair of nuclear or radiological material and equipment to support defueling operations.
  • Cognizant Engineer of a high-risk job that involved the cutting and removal of emergency reactor fill piping.
  • Assisted in the execution phase of reactor internal component removal operations.
  • Provided waterfront engineering support on weekends and whenever additional manning was required.
  • Planned and estimated work in response to issued Requests for Proposal (RFPs) and Field Modification Requests (FMRs).
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Nuclear Engineering
MS
Engineering Management

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