What Skills Should a Nuclear Engineer Have?

Science

Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.

Reading Comprehension

Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

Active Listening

Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

Critical Thinking

Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

Monitoring

Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.

Complex Problem Solving

Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

Judgment and Decision Making

Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

Systems Analysis

Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.

Writing

Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

Speaking

Talking to others to convey information effectively.

Mathematics

Using mathematics to solve problems.

Operations Analysis

Analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design.

Systems Evaluation

Identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system.

Operation Monitoring

Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.

Coordination

Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.

Active Learning

Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.

Time Management

Managing one's own time and the time of others.

Quality Control Analysis

Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.

Learning Strategies

Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.

Social Perceptiveness

Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.

Persuasion

Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.

Instructing

Teaching others how to do something.

Troubleshooting

Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.

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What Tools and Technologies Are Nuclear Engineers Using to Do Their Job?
Tools

Respirators

Reactivity computer systems

Personal computers

Technologies

C++

Computer aided design CAD software

Linux

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What Subjects Should I Study to Become a Nuclear Engineer?
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What Does a Nuclear Engineer Do?

Nuclear Engineers Conduct research on nuclear engineering projects or apply principles and theory of nuclear science to problems concerned with release, control, and use of nuclear energy and nuclear waste disposal.

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How Much Experience is Needed to Become a Nuclear Engineer?

A considerable amount of work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is needed for this occupation. For example, a person in this occupation must complete four years of college and work for several years in industry to be considered qualified.

  • 85.19% said they needed a Bachelor's Degree.

  • 7.41% said they needed a Master's Degree.

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