Nuclear Engineering Entry Level Jobs


The recent revival of the nuclear industry is likely to drive additional demands for nuclear engineering entry-level jobs. The industry needs technicians, craft workers, and engineers for positions ranging from entry to specialist level.

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An entry-level engineer at a nuclear power plant has a wide range of responsibilities. Young professionals are in charge of assessing, monitoring and improving the plant components whilst working on major engineering projects for upgrades and modifications to mechanical systems.


Which skills are needed?

Entry-level engineers are expected to demonstrate flexibility, analytical and decision-making skills. Keen work ethic and strong communication skills are highly valued.


What is the education needed?

An entry-level engineer needs a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering or the equivalent.


What is the average salary?

  • Starting salaries for technicians are between £15,000 and £20,000 per year.
  • As a graduate trainee, you can expect a starting salary ranging between £20,000 and £28,000.
  • Experienced nuclear engineers can earn from £30,000 to £60,000 a year.

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