Rewarding and Challenging
Careers within the nuclear power generation industry offer exciting combinations of challenging opportunities, career diversity and mobility in work environments where safety is a fundamental value. Sample careers are listed below.
Please note that position titles are generic and may vary from company to company.
Electrical & Control Technician
- Perform diagnostic and maintenance routines, inspecting, maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing instrumentation, electronics or electrical equipment.
- Responsible for key performance and testing issues involving component integrity, welding, steam generator performance, metallurgy, and chemistry.
- Provide support and guidance on implications of the latest environmental developments as they relate to the design, construction, engineering, and operation of nuclear plants.
Inspection & Maintenance Technician
- Conduct Non-Destructive Examinations on various components (i.e., welds, supports, lifting equipment) using radiography, ultrasound, eddy current, surface and visual methods to eliminate material conditions that may impact safe operations.
- Inspect and perform preventative/predictive maintenance to avoid mechanical problems or address them at early stages
- Highly skilled and detail-oriented, licensed operators carry out operating and monitoring activities on nuclear systems and equipment to ensure their safe and reliable operation.
- Acts as the Design Authority for the station, to specify and authorize design modifications.
Radiation Protection Technician
- Observe work, assess and monitor conditions and provide control, guidance and information to workers to minimize radiation exposure and control contamination.
- Provides support to plant operations to assure operation of the reactors within design and licensing requirements, and improve system and station performance.