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It’s been said that in any industry, safety is everybody’s responsibility. No place is this truer than in the nuclear power industry. The importance of safety and safety communication is critical, not only to those working but to the community as a whole. A mistake in the energy industry often has wide-sweeping consequences. That’s why… Read more »

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As a professional in the nuclear power industry, you probably have already considered what training and certifications you need to grow within this field. Depending on your job, you might be certified in specialties such as Coating Inspection, Radiation Protection, and Safety. But there are several more general certifications that apply broadly to this career…. Read more »

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Navigating a career in the energy industry is full of opportunities and possible dead ends. It’s tough to know whether going down one path will lead to success or the need to backtrack. Whether you focus on hydropower, fossil fuel, or nuclear energy may have a great influence on your long-term success. But if you… Read more »

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Specialized engineering is more or less what it sounds like, a specialization of the general trade of engineering. At its most basic, engineering is the practical application of science and mathematics to solve problems. Now that’s a very broad set of skills to apply to a career. This post will talk about why a specialization… Read more »

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This post will review how to set yourself up for success while still in college – network, build a resume, apply to internships and co-ops, get involved on campus, talk to recruiters, etc. As a recent graduate of engineering, it may seem like what it takes to succeed in your field is the same as… Read more »

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Are you a nuclear engineer? Do you want to be? This discipline has huge potential in a booming energy industry, and with a closer look at what these highly skilled workers do, you can position yourself to join this elite team of talented workers. Here’s what you need to know about jobs in nuclear engineering…. Read more »

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Hydropower has been around for more than a century and is currently one of the nation’s largest sources of domestic renewable electricity. In certain parts of the country, it is the primary source of electrical power. It’s clean, stable, and reliable in a way several other competing forms of energy simply aren’t able to compete… Read more »

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Preventing nuclear accidents, staying alert, cooling down reactors are all part of the critical fire safety protocol for nuclear plants. Make sure your employees are up to date on their safety protocol because they need to know what to do in the heat of the moment. Start With the Basics Your team should have access… Read more »

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A career as a nuclear engineer is a fascinating and challenging one, but it’s also extremely rewarding for those willing to go the extra mile. Nuclear energy is a cornerstone of our country’s (and the world’s) clean energy strategy. So if you’re looking to make a tangible impact in your community, this is a great… Read more »