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Waste Management Engineer Radioactive Materials Salary
in Idaho, United States

$92,348 (USD)

Average Salary

$44/hr

Average Hourly

$3,288

Average Bonus

Last updated: February 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Waste Management Engineer Radioactive Materials is $92,348 a year and $44 an hour in Idaho, United States. The average salary range for a Waste Management Engineer Radioactive Materials is between $64,636 and $114,711. 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:
  • Researches nuclear engineering problems and utilizes principles and theory of nuclear science to problems concerned with release, control, and utilization of nuclear energy and nuclear waste disposal.
  • Develops, designs, implements, and studies systems and procedures to reduce volume and dispose of nuclear waste materials and contaminated objects.
  • Oversees construction, testing, and implementation of nuclear waste disposal systems, and resolves operational problems.
  • Analyzes samples of sludge and liquid effluents resulting from operation of nuclear reactors to determine level of radioactivity in substances and potential for retention of radioactivity, using radioactivity counters and chemical and electronic analyzers.
  • Designs and draws plans for systems to reduce volume of waste by solidification, compaction, or incineration.
  • Excludes supervisory positions.
  • Identifies objects contaminated by radiation, such as trash, workers' clothing, and discarded tools and equipment.
  • Refers to State and Federal regulations and technical manuals to determine disposal method required for prevention of leakage or absorption of radioactive waste.
  • Compares costs of transporting waste to designated nuclear waste disposal sites and reducing volume of waste and storing waste on plant site.
  • Confers with equipment manufacturers' representatives and plant technical and management personnel to discuss alternatives and to choose most suitable plan on basis of safety, efficiency, and cost effectiveness.
  • Develops plans for modification of operating procedures to reduce volume and radioactive level of effluents, and writes manuals to instruct workers in changes in work procedures.
  • Advises management on selection of lands suitable for use as nuclear waste disposal sites and on establishment of effective safety, operating, and closure procedures.
Waste Management Engineer Radioactive Materials Job Prevalence in Idaho, United States

Job family: Nuclear Engineers

Job family population: 16,700

Estimated population of Waste Management Engineer Radioactive Materials jobs: 1,474

Rate of error: 5.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$107,057
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Waste Management Engineer Radioactive Materials Job Listings for Idaho, United States

Production Manager / Production Engineer
Feb 21
Coeur d'Alene, ID, USA
KRG
Basically, manage all facets of production from new product hand-off by product development team to ... materials or parts and evaluates products according to specifications and quality standards. · ...
Structural or Mechanical Engineer
Feb 4
Pocatello, ID, USA
FA Engineer
... manage small projects Preferred Skills: * 4+ years of engineering experience * Design/analysis experience with reinforced concrete, masonry, wood, and steel * Design/analysis experience with material ...
Advanced Nuclear Safety Analysis Senior Engineer
Feb 17
Idaho Falls, United States
Battelle Energy Alliance
... and radioactive material releases are prevented or mitigated. The incumbent will ensure safety ... Engineer consults manager or other technical experts on technical approach for resolution of ...
Advanced Nuclear Facility Safety Analysis Engineer
Feb 12
Idaho Falls, United States
Battelle Energy Alliance
... and radioactive material releases are prevented or mitigated. The incumbent will ensure safety ... Engineer consults manager or other technical experts on technical approach for resolution of ...
Senior Nuclear Facility Research Technician
Feb 17
Idaho Falls, United States
Battelle Energy Alliance
... managing tracking, packaging, transferring, receiving, and storing fissionable materials ... fuel and waste handling, processing and treating radioactive and hazardous material
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