Radioactive-Waste-Disposal Dispatcher

Coordinate activities of workers dealing with radioactive waste disposal.
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Salary Range
$21,000 – $59,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Radioactive-Waste-Disposal Dispatchers do?

Coordinates activities of workers engaged in mixing and controlling flow of chemicals and radioactive waste through pipelines, storage tanks, and sampling areas: Reviews processing schedule to determine receiving and transferring priorities, and notifies workers of type and quantities for processing, destinations, pumping schedule, and operating procedures. Monitors panelboard to ensure temperatures, pressures, pH readings, and contamination content of waste chemicals conform with schedule and processing specifications. Recommends change of pumping rates and pressures that will ensure rate of flow of chemicals or radioactive waste follows specifications. Reviews reports to verify accuracy of amounts received, processed, transferred, or stored.

Should I be a Radioactive-Waste-Disposal Dispatcher?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Dispatcher, Radioactive-Waste-Disposal

    How to Become a
    Radioactive-Waste-Disposal Dispatcher

    Most Radioactive-Waste-Disposal Dispatchers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9bagaa&chl=no+college+%2888%25%29|certificate+%282%25%29|associate%27s+%281%25%29|bachelor%27s+%289%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,88,88
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