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  • 1) Conducts research into problems of nuclear energy systems; designs and develops nuclear equipment; and monitors testing, operation, and maintenance of nuclear reactors: Plans and conducts nuclear research to discover facts or to test, prove, or modify known nuclear theories concerning release, control, and utilization of nuclear energy.

  • 2) Evaluates findings to develop new concepts of thermonuclear analysis and new uses of radioactive processes.

  • 3) Plans, designs, and develops nuclear equipment such as reactor cores, radiation shielding, and associated instrumentation and control mechanisms.

  • 4) Studies nuclear fuel cycle to define most economical uses of nuclear material and safest means of waste products disposal.

  • 5) Monitors nuclear tests and examines operations of facilities which process or utilize radioactive or fissionable material to ensure efficient functioning and conformance with safety specifications, regulations, and laws.

  • 6) Prepares technical reports, utilizing knowledge obtained during research and development activities and inspectional functions.

  • 7) May direct operating and maintenance activities of operational nuclear facility.




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DOT:   015.061-014

Job Number: 6849