Career opportunities in the Nuclear Industry
Who works in the Nuclear Industry?
Nuclear energy is not just for nuclear engineers. Nuclear energy facilities employ workers across myriad technical and non-technical disciplines. Highly trained and licensed employees operate nuclear reactors and are supported by engineers of various types such as health physicists, instrumentation and control workers, skilled craftspeople such as welders, carpenters and other professionals.
The industry presents job opportunities to workers across a broad range of disciplines and thus not limited to engineering. Nuclear utilities and other nuclear energy companies require a massive investment in humanresource capacity
Types of Nuclear Careers
Chemical Engineering& Structural Engineering Computer Engineering Electrical Engineering Environmental Engineering Industrial Engineering Materials Engineering Mechanical Engineering Nuclear Engineering
Communications & Public Affairs Human Resources & Administration Supply Chain/Procurement
Finance & Accounts/ Economics & Statistics Nuclear Law Welders & Craftsmen Project Management Occupational & Radiation Safety Security
Nuclear expertise is developed and nurtured throughout the lifecycle of nuclear power plants to achieve excellence in safe delivery and operation. Nuclear professionals must be well versed as they are held with the responsibility of protecting the environment by supporting emission-free nuclear power plants. Nuclear engineers research, design, develop, operate and maintain the machinery and equipment cases used to produce power through controlled nuclear chain. Environmental safety and radiological protection are essential concerns for nuclear engineers.