Nuclear Criticality Safety Engineer Salary in San Diego, California

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Average Salary for Nuclear Criticality Safety Engineer in San Diego, California

The average salary of a(n) Nuclear Criticality Safety Engineer in San Diego, California is $111,345.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Nuclear Criticality Safety Engineer in San Diego, California is $53.53.

The average bonus of a(n) Nuclear Criticality Safety Engineer in San Diego, California is $4,120.00.

Job Description:

Plans, researches, analyzes, and evaluates proposed and existing methods of transportation, handling, and storage of nuclear fuel to preclude accidental nuclear reaction or exposure at nuclear facilities. Determines potential hazards and accident conditions that may exist in fuel handling and storage, and recommends preventive measures. Reviews and evaluates fuel transfer and storage plans. Studies reports of nuclear fuel characteristics to determine potential or inherent problems. Reads blueprints of proposed storage facilities and visits storage sites to determine adequacy of storage plans. Forecasts nuclear fuel criticality (point at which nuclear chain reaction becomes self-sustaining), given various factors that may exist in fuel handling and storage, using knowledge of nuclear physics and computer modeling. Summarizes findings and writes reports. Confers with project officials to resolve situations where hazard is beyond acceptable levels. Prepares proposal reports for handling and storage of fuels to be submitted to regulatory review boards. Studies existing procedures, and recommends changes or additions to guidelines and controls to ensure prevention of self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction and exposure. Less

Plans, researches, analyzes, and evaluates proposed and existing methods of transportation, handling, and storage of nuclear fuel to preclude accidental nuclear reaction or exposure at nuclear facilities. Determines potential hazards and accident conditions that may exist in fuel handling and... More

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