Nuclear Power Plant Operations Supervisor

Supervise the workers engaged in the operation of thermonuclear reactors.
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Salary Range
$32,000 – $86,000

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What do Nuclear Power Plant Operations Supervisors do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in operation and control of thermonuclear reactor, turbine generator, and auxiliary equipment at electric generating station: Devises and writes operating procedures for reactor, turbine generator, and auxiliary equipment, based on review and interpretation of government regulations, technical manuals, and conferences with manufacturer’s representatives. Oversees activities of workers, reviews status reports of station operations, and monitors and analyzes readings of instrumentation systems to ensure that reactor and auxiliary equipment are operated safely and in accordance with Nuclear Regulatory Commission regulations. Confers with supervisory personnel to coordinate activities of operations and maintenance workers engaged in performance of routine and emergency shutdowns and maintenance of equipment and machinery. Prepares training outlines and instructs workers in such subjects as mathematics, reactor physics, and electrical theory, according to federal regulatory requirements. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title.


Should I be a Nuclear Power Plant Operations Supervisor?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Operations Supervisor, Nuclear Power Plant, Power Plant Operators Supervisor

    How to Become a
    Nuclear Power Plant Operations Supervisor

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