U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
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17-2161 Nuclear Engineers
Conduct research on nuclear engineering projects or apply principles and theory of nuclear science to problems concerned with release, control, and use of nuclear energy and nuclear waste disposal.
Illustrative examples: Reactor Engineer,
Nuclear Radiation Engineer,
Atomic Process Engineer,
Broad Occupation: 17-2160 Nuclear Engineers
Minor Group: 17-2000 Engineers
Major Group: 17-0000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010