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Fuel Assembler Salary
in Idaho, United States

$30,850 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$444

Average Bonus

Last updated: February 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Fuel Assembler is $30,850 a year and $15 an hour in Idaho, United States. The average salary range for a Fuel Assembler is between $23,570 and $36,814. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Idaho, United States.

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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 Idaho, 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:
$35,764
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

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Skills

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Fuel Assembler Job Listings for Idaho, United States

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