Nuclear Equipment Operation Technicians
Also called: Equipment Operator, Nuclear Auxiliary Operator, Nuclear Equipment Operator (NEO), Operations Technician
What they do:Operate equipment used for the release, control, or utilization of nuclear energy to assist scientists in laboratory or production activities.
On the job, you would:
- Follow nuclear equipment operational policies and procedures that ensure environmental safety.
- Conduct surveillance testing to determine safety of nuclear equipment.
- Monitor nuclear reactor equipment performance to identify operational inefficiencies, hazards, or needs for maintenance or repair.
Safety and Government
- public safety and security
- law and government
Engineering and Technology
- product and service development
Math and Science
Education and Training
- teaching and course design
- keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
- listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
- noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
- communicate by speaking
- read and understand what is written
- quickly compare groups of letters, numbers, pictures, or other things
- see hidden patterns
Ideas and Logic
- make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
- order or arrange things
- pay attention to something without being distracted
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
- Attention to Detail
- Stress Tolerance
- Analytical Thinking
You might use software like this on the job:
Data base user interface and query software
Operating system software
New job opportunities are less likely in the future.
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