Nuclear Engineer

Minimum ? Degree in Engineering

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The tasks a Nuclear Engineer is expected to perform include:

Conducting research in problems of nuclear energy systems

Designing and developing nuclear equipment

Monitoring, testing, operating and maintaining nuclear reactors

Modifying known nuclear theories concerning release, control and utilization of nuclear energy

Developing new concepts of thermonuclear analysis and new uses of radioactive processes

Preparing technical reports

Skilled in designing and building new plants and equipment

Skilled in monitoring and measuring radiation levels

Efficient in carrying out maintenance work

Proficient in ensuring plant structure compliance with legislation

Efficient in maintaining security and safety at the plant level

Efficient in supervising power station technicians

Knowledge of safe methods of disposing of nuclear waste

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Physically fit

Problem solving skills

Attention to detail

Good communication skills

Analytical skills


Team player

It is not a desk job

The candidate will supervise a team of engineers, plant floor workers and technicians

Local travelling is apart of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are not available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary fromcompany to company

Shift system is not available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?No

This job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)

Health risks include exposure to extreme temperatures, radiation and constant use of complicated equipment etc.

Occupational hazards include physical and mental strain, stress injuries, etc. if not taken care of

For Freshers ? INR 15,000 to INR 30,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Current Trends in theCapital Goods and Related ManufacturingIndustry of India

The growth in the Capital Goods and ManufacturingIndustry of India is an important indicator of its development. It has contributed an estimated 6708billion to the national GDP in 2011-12 (a share of around9%). Nuclear energy and related services provide important support to all such sectors.

Current Trends in the Indian Nuclear Sector

According to a report, aspirants with an undergraduate degree in nuclear engineering can find diverse career options in several government agencies at all levels, in national laboratories, in companies that design and sell medical equipment and nuclear steam supply systems, in engineering and construction firms, in consulting service companies, in the electric utility industry and its associated organizations.

They can also search for employment opportunities in health and medical research, transportation, and food and water safety sectors. Adequate experience and advanced study provides better job offers in the field of teaching and research at numerous institutions and laboratories, in India and abroad. Besides, nuclear engineers can also pick up management or administration as a career option.This indicates a strong job growth potential for Nuclear Engineers in India.

Government agencies National laboratories Engineering and construction firms Electric utility industry Health and medical research institutes

Transportation and food and water safety sector

Cities and towns across India

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Government colleges and institutes for engineering and technology across India

Private colleges and institutes for engineering and technology across India