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Fuel Assembler Salary
in Phoenix, Arizona

$33,550 (USD)

Average Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly

$483

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Fuel Assembler is $33,550 a year and $16 an hour in Phoenix, Arizona, United States. The average salary range for a Fuel Assembler is between $25,632 and $40,036. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Prepares fuel elements for use in nuclear reactors or radiographic measuring and detecting devices, performing any combination of following tasks: strings fuel cells on wire or rod, using tweezers, safety gloves, and radiation shield or box.
  • Enlarges hole in cell as necessary for precise fit, using reamers, files, scrapers, and emery cloth.
  • Inspects completed assembly for flaws, such as burrs or faulty assembly.
  • Stacks prescribed number of assemblies in jig and slips ring or cap over end to form single fuel unit.
  • Cleans inside of metallic tubes, using ultrasonic wand, preparatory to filling with liquid fuel solution.
  • Mixes radioactive solution according to specifications and pours into tube, using remote-controlled slave manipulators.
  • Seals ends of tube by crimping cap or by spot welding cap to tube.
  • Inspects tubes for leakage, using mass spectrometer or disintegration counter.
  • Cleans exterior of tubes, using acetone and cloth or brush.
  • Packs tubes in cartons or lead containers for shipment.
  • Weighs completed assemblies or radioactive materials, using gram scale.
  • Keeps records of materials used, shipping data, and number of units assembled.
Fuel Assembler Job Prevalence in Phoenix, Arizona, United States

Job family: Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

Job family population: 223,980

Estimated population of Fuel Assembler jobs: 12,619

Rate of error: 2.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$38,894
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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About Phoenix, Arizona

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Description: Phoenix () is the capital and most populous city of Arizona, with 1,660,272 people (as of 2018). It is also the fifth most populous city in the United States, and the most populous American state capital, and the only state capital with a population of more than one million residents.Phoenix is the anchor of the Phoenix metropolitan area, also known as the Valley of the Sun, which in turn is part of the Salt River Valley. The metropolitan area is the 11th largest by population in the United States, with approximately 4.73 million people as of 2017. Phoenix is the seat of Maricopa County and the largest city in the...

Fuel Assembler Job Listings for Phoenix, Arizona

Aircraft Assembly Technician
Jun 4
Mesa, AZ, USA
Triad
Assemble, disassemble, install, test and troubleshoot mechanical and electrical assemblies and ... Flight Control systems (build, install and rig), Fuel system installations, avionics, hydraulics ...
CDL A Driver - Local Deliveries
Jun 4
Phoenix, AZ, USA
Border Construction Specialties
Responsible to assemble and secure product to avoid possible damage due to weather or road ... Purchase truck fuel ensuring accurate mileage is noted at pump. * Know product location in ...
(Non-CDL) Driver - Local Deliveries
May 9
Phoenix, AZ, USA
Border Construction Specialties
Responsible to assemble and secure product to avoid possible damage due to weather or road ... Purchase truck fuel ensuring accurate mileage is noted at pump. * Know product location in ...
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