Assist scientists in both laboratory and production activities by performing technical tasks involving nuclear physics, primarily in operation, maintenance, production, and quality control support activities.
Most occupations in this zone require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree.
Employees in these occupations usually need one or two years of training involving both on-the-job experience and informal training with experienced workers. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.
Monitor the performance of equipment used in nuclear experiments and power generation. Measure the levels and types of radiation produced by nuclear experiments, power generation, and other activities. Collect and test samples of air, water, and other substances for levels of radioactive contamination Instruct personnel on radiation safety procedures and warn them when conditions are hazardous. Maintain radiation monitoring and operating equipment.
Applicants for a professional engineer license must be a graduate of an approved institution. They must pass an examination covering the disciplines of the particular engineering professions with a score of 70 or higher. Application Fee: $50; Examination Fee: $300; Renewal Fee: $45; License Fee after passing exam: $25
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Postsecondary Institutions With Programs:
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians
Construction and Building Inspectors
Environmental Engineering Technicians
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health
Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters
Histotechnologists and Histologic Technicians
Mechanical Engineering Technicians
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists
Medical Equipment Repairers
Non-Destructive Testing Specialists
Police Identification and Records Officers
Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians
Transportation Vehicle, Equipment and Systems Inspectors, Except Aviation
George C Wallace State Community College-Dothan