Nuclear power plant jobs are among the best paid and most rewarding jobs you can consider. Becoming a nuclear physicist that’s in charge of studying the actual physics that run the power plant is one of the most rewarding jobs you can have – both in terms of the excitement it could cause and the amount of money it could bring into your bank account. Nuclear physicists, of course, have to be well-versed in a variety of sciences, from electronics to quantum and nuclear physics. Additionally, as a nuclear physicist, you will also have the responsibility of making sure that the power plant fuel is operating safely.
A nuclear power plant operator is probably the second best job next to what a nuclear physicist does. The operator is in charge of one of the most sensitive and dangerous part of making the power plant work: keeping the nuclear material within the right parameters so that it will continue to stably help produce electricity without any risks. Nuclear power plant operators are not only expected to have a theoretical knowledge of how the power plant works, but also to know the practical part, have engineering experience, and be able to lead a team of experts to keep the power plant producing electricity safely.