nuclear technician




Nuclear technicians function as aids to physicists and engineers in nuclear laboratories and power plants. They monitor the procedures to ensure safety and quality control, and maintain equipment. They also handle and control radioactive equipment and measure radiation levels to ensure safety.

Alternative label

  • nuclear monitoring technician

  • radioactive equipment technician

  • nuclear equipment technician

  • nuclear safety technician

  • nuclear power plant technician

  • nuclear equipment operation technician

  • radiation safety technician

  • nuclear plant technician

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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