Nuclear Power Plant Operator

This license is for people who control a nuclear reactor which produces steam for generation of electrical power and in operation of auxiliary equipment.

Requirements:

  • U. S. Citizen;
  • 18 years of age minimum;
  • Good moral character;
  • Professional: Must complete an application listing prior experience; skills can be determined through practical exam:
    • Must have 1 1/2 years employment under a Second Class engineer's License or an Assistant Nuclear Power Plant Operator License, or must possess a B.S. degree in Engineering plus 1 year of experience in some capacity of steam plant operation
  • Examination: Must pass a written exam and an oral exam, offered in September, March and June.

Applications:

Nuclear Power Operator Assistant

This license is for people who assist in controlling a nuclear reactor which produces steam

Requirements:

  • U. S. Citizen or intent to become one;
  • 18 years of age minimum;
  • Good moral character;
  • Professional: Must complete an application listing prior experience; skills can be determined through practical exam:
    • 1 year experience as a steam power plant as a fireman, water tender, control room assistant; or
    • 1 year experience as a designated assistant to the engineer in charge. Must provide written endorsement of training/experience by a person holding a steam power or nuclear power plant engineer's license.
  • Examination: Must pass a written exam and an oral exam, offered in September, March and June.

Applications:

Nuclear Power Senior Supervisor

This license is for people who supervise and coordinate the activities of workers engaged in operation and control of thermonuclear reactor, turbine generator, and auxiliary equipment at electric generation station. They oversee the activities and the training of workers in safety precautions, repair, and maintenance.

Requirements:

  • U. S. Citizen or intent to become one;
  • 18 years of age minimum;
  • Good moral character;
  • Professional: Must complete an application listing prior experience; skills can be determined through practical exam.
    • 2 years experience under first class engineer's or nuclear power plant engineer's license.
  • Examination: Must pass a written exam and an oral exam, offered in September, March and June.

Applications: