Top Reactor Engineer Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Reactor Engineer. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Reactor Engineer resumes they appeared on. For example, 44.2% of Reactor Engineer resumes contained Engineering Support as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Reactor Engineer actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Reactor Engineer resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Engineering Support

high Demand
Here's how Engineering Support is used in Reactor Engineer jobs:
  • Provided Safety & Reliability engineering support/representation to numerous Anomaly Investigation and Resolution Teams, as well as program Integrated Product Teams.
  • Provided nation-wide engineering support to divisional, regional, and system personnel at all respective levels related to Broadband service offerings.
  • Provided engineering support to the Process Safety Management and Management of Change teams, by making workable engineering solutions and recommendations.
  • Reduced overall maintenance costs by 20% along with preventing deviance from maintenance schedule by providing dedicated engineering support
  • Supplied engineering support for international customers for validation and verification of their GE land mobile systems.
  • Provided Process, Quality, and Manufacturing Engineering support for split shift manufacturing operations.

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2. Nuclear Fuel

high Demand
Here's how Nuclear Fuel is used in Reactor Engineer jobs:
  • Organized and managed surveillance of instrumentation and movement of nuclear fuel to meet all local, state, and federal regulations.
  • Applied core calculations concentrating on nuclear fuel and core designs.
  • Managed new nuclear fuel inspection and spent fuel reactivity control measures.

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3. NRC

high Demand
Here's how NRC is used in Reactor Engineer jobs:
  • Conducted the verification testing by directing the required equipment manipulation to validate the analysis and exited the issue with NRC.
  • Led the successful completion of the EAC MSPI Improvement Project to resolve station commitments to the NRC.
  • Represented NRC at regional workshops including federal, state, industry, and public interest groups.
  • Provided documentation of analyses to clients as specified by NRC requirements.
  • Attended Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) meetings, the generation of reports summarizing results for distribution to clients.
  • Reviewed NRC regulatory actions defining courses of action and policies to meet customer needs.

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4. Technical Specifications

average Demand
Here's how Technical Specifications is used in Reactor Engineer jobs:
  • Identified key lessons learned from previous ship activities using research to optimize technical specifications and functionality requirements.
  • Coordinate work and technical specifications with outside vendors, contractors and outside government organizations.
  • Drafted and revised technical specifications to procure new equipment.
  • Involved in major overhaul of Technical Specifications for operation of plant.4.

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5. Response Organization

average Demand
Here's how Response Organization is used in Reactor Engineer jobs:
  • Performed Core Performance Engineer duties for Emergency Response Organization.

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6. Technical Support

average Demand
Here's how Technical Support is used in Reactor Engineer jobs:
  • Provided technical support to cross-functional team, which ensured successful utilization of new processes from initial trial concept to product commercialization.
  • Provide engineering technical support to the manufacturing operations and related areas to ensure timely delivery of products to the customers.
  • Helped increase equipment availability factor by responding to emergent issues and providing technical support to safely meet outages schedules.
  • Provide technical support to designed hydraulic fracturing solutions in crude oil to dry gas in conventional and unconventional reservoirs.
  • Provided technical support for troubleshooting multiple configurations for foreign and domestic customers both on-site and abroad.
  • Perform reviews, assemble and prepare design modification packages and provide technical support during project installation.

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7. CFR

low Demand
Here's how CFR is used in Reactor Engineer jobs:
  • Prepared 10CFR50.59 Regulatory Applicability Determinations, and Screens.
  • Experience in general operating plant work and safety evaluations (10 CFR 50.59 Screenings & Evaluations).
  • Generated design and equipment changes and Safety Basis revisions (10CFR) as needed.
  • Developed the Software Quality Program and associated procedures for implementation of a 10CFR50 App.
  • Conducted 10 CFR 835 quarterly assessments of the Radiation Protection Program elements.

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8. PWR

low Demand
Here's how PWR is used in Reactor Engineer jobs:
  • Provided technical support to PWR plants in areas of core monitoring, fuel licensing and reactor operations.
  • Assisted in NRC licensing support for MHI US-APWR (RAI and Technical Reports).

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9. R

low Demand
Here's how R is used in Reactor Engineer jobs:
  • Participated in design and arrangement meetings in collaboration with other departments and external customers.
  • Provide leadership to the engineering organization for the daily performance of Reactor Engineering activities.
  • Supervised and supported the electrical engineering on-call/on-site coverage of outage related refueling equipment services.
  • Coordinated optimum fuel utilization and required surveillance testing with operations and corporate departments.
  • Utilized Unix-based computer model, Microsoft applications and standard operating procedures.
  • Designed administrative and engineering controls as plant systems and operations evolve.
  • Assisted junior engineers by organizing training and mentoring developed maintenance procedures.
  • Performed daily core exposure calculation and control room document update.
  • Assisted in updating backup computer system for greater reliability.
  • Coordinated with maintenance department to efficiently plan work schedules.
  • Monitored fuel thermal limits and core operating characteristic.
  • Directed calibration and determined replacement of nuclear instrumentation.
  • Conducted training for operations on nuclear instrumentation system.
  • Interfaced and provided recommendations to the Operations department.
  • Developed/revised procedures to improve productivity and ensure safety.
  • Developed project cost estimation for Business Development Proposals.
  • Attended the Westinghouse nuclear instrumentation system training.
  • Performed troubleshooting on assigned systems as needed.
  • Coordinated core offload and reload refueling activities.
  • Supervised 15 operators and electronics technicians.

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10. Core Design

low Demand
Here's how Core Design is used in Reactor Engineer jobs:
  • Provided technical information and consultation on nuclear core design issues to other organizations.
  • Performed core design analyses for SONGS Units 2 & 3 to optimize performance and meet plant requirements.
  • Train and mentor engineers and interns in core design analysis and source term development.

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11. Inpo

low Demand
Here's how Inpo is used in Reactor Engineer jobs:
  • Provided support to these sites when preparing their initial information gathering to provide to INPO prior to the review visit.
  • Stress analysis FAC, Materials programs and INPO SERs / SOERs.

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11 Most Common Skill for a Reactor Engineer

Engineering Support44.2%
Nuclear Fuel11.7%
NRC7.8%
Technical Specifications7.8%
Response Organization5.2%
Technical Support3.9%
CFR3.9%
PWR3.9%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Reactor Engineer

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Engineering Support
Engineering Support
44.2%
44.2%
2
2
Nuclear Fuel
Nuclear Fuel
11.7%
11.7%
3
3
NRC
NRC
7.8%
7.8%
4
4
Technical Specifications
Technical Specifications
7.8%
7.8%
5
5
Response Organization
Response Organization
5.2%
5.2%
6
6
Technical Support
Technical Support
3.9%
3.9%
7
7
CFR
CFR
3.9%
3.9%
8
8
PWR
PWR
3.9%
3.9%
9
9
R
R
3.9%
3.9%
10
10
Core Design
Core Design
3.9%
3.9%
11
11
Inpo
Inpo
3.9%
3.9%

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