The average hourly pay for a Nuclear Power Reactor Operator in Canada is C$57.23.
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Job Description for Nuclear Power Reactor Operator
A nuclear power reactor operator is responsible for ensuring the safe generation of consumer-usable energy from a nuclear plant. The operator's job typically involves monitoring various systems and making adjustments as needed to keep them within optimal ranges, and they must also be able to perform routine operations to safely shut systems down for maintenance or refueling. They should also be fluent in the computer software used to handle each of these tasks. The most important task of nuclea…Read more
Nuclear Power Reactor Operator Tasks
- Monitor plant parameters to ensure safe operation of reactor and turbine systems.
- Instruct, plan, and direct the work of non-licensed operators.
- Perform equipment switching and tagging for clearance operations.
- Prepare clearances from drawings and prints.
- Maintain proper lubrication of equipment.
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Pay by Experience Level for Nuclear Power Reactor Operator
An early career Nuclear Power Reactor Operator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$38.13 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Nuclear Power Reactor Operator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$58.31 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$89.
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