Standard Occupational Classification

NOTE:

The information on this page relates to the 2010 SOC, please see the 2000 SOC System for information on the previous version of the SOC.

51-8011 Nuclear Power Reactor Operators

Operate or control nuclear reactors. Move control rods, start and stop equipment, monitor and adjust controls, and record data in logs. Implement emergency procedures when needed. May respond to abnormalities, determine cause, and recommend corrective action.

Illustrative examples: Nuclear Station Operator, Nuclear Reactor Operator, Nuclear Control Room Operator

Broad Occupation: 51-8010 Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers
Minor Group: 51-8000 Plant and System Operators
Major Group: 51-0000 Production Occupations

List of SOC Major Groups
SOC User Guide



Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010

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