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Licensed Occupation
Licensed Occupation      (United States)

Description:  Nuclear Facility Operators are required to have either training or experience to become licensed. They must pass a medical exam, a written test, and an operating test. Although the license is granted for 6 years, licensees must pass another medical exam every two years and an operating test annually. Also, they must undergo requalification training while employed. Nuclear Facility Senior Operators have additional experience and pass another exam to be promoted from Nuclear Facility Operators. Further information can be found at the web site: http://www.nrc.gov/reactors/operator-licensing.html

License Agency:
United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission
One White Flint North
11555 Rockville Pike
Washington DC 20555-2738
800-368-5642
http://www.nrc.gov/reactors/operator-licensing.html

Source: CareerOneStop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL).
Note: Information on licensed occupations is gathered in each state by Labor Market Information units under a grant from USDOL. States are required to submit updated license information once every two years.