Radiological Controls Engineer resume example with 4+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Qualified Engineering Officer of the Watch in the U.S. Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program; Certified by Naval Reactors (NAVSEA08) to command and control nuclear prototype submarines at the Naval Nuclear Power Training Unit. Tactical leader and analytical strategist with exceptional communication and collaboration abilities. Leverage interdisciplinary acumen and training experience to promote promote efficiency and influence positive outcomes.

Core Competencies
  • Nuclear Engineering & Reactors
  • Electrical Engineering & Distribution Networks
  • Mechanical Engineering & Design
  • Naval Propulsion
  • Steam Power Plant Systems
  • Classified Military Training
  • Radiological Controls & Radioactive Waste
  • Analytical & Critical Thinking
  • Logical Judgement and Decision Making
  • Team Training & Development
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Project management
  • Operations Management
  • Strategic Operations Planning
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills
  • Process & Operations improvement
  • Technical Writing of Reports & Procedures
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Strong Leadership & Motivation
  • Supervising multiple concurrent operations
  • Emergency Management and Coordination
Education and Training
Certification: Engineeer Officer of The Watch, Expected in 10/2019
Nuclear Power Training Unit - Charleston, SC,

Seminar instruction, independent study, and comprehensive operational training supervising propulsion plant operations on nuclear submarines.

  • Rigorously trained and tested ability to combat dynamic casualty contingencies to safeguard the reactor core, defend the ship's integrity, and preserve vital systems/equipment.
  • Extensive study and operational training directing plant startup/shutdown, maintaining various logs and tracking systems, responding to reports/warning indications/alarms, supervising maneuvering operators, monitoring instrument panels for abnormalities, dispatching communications, answering propulsion bells, verifying procedural compliance, monitoring system chemistry.
Certification: Advanced Nuclear Power Course, Expected in 02/2019
Naval Nuclear Power School - Charleston, SC,

24-week graduate-level curriculum covering theoretical foundation of naval nuclear propulsion plants. Instruction by Naval Officers with coursework in calculus, nuclear physics, reactor dynamics, reactor plant systems, electrical engineering, heat transfer, fluid mechanics, core characteristics, thermodynamics, chemistry, radiological controls, materials science. Averaged 70 hours/week.

  • Graduated 33/101 in Officer class with 100% exam pass rate.
  • Completed professional development in Nuclear, electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, and marine engineering,
Bachelor of Science: Mechanical Engineering, Expected in 12/2016
The Pennsylvania State University - University Park, PA,
  • 3.7 GPA; Cum laude graduate
  • Beta Sigma Beta Fraternity (est. 1913): Elected 2014 chapter President by a 110-member brotherhood
  • College Republicans Member
  • Served on Interfraternity Council
Professional Experience
Radiological Controls Engineer, 01/2020 to Current
AmentumAndrews Air Force Base, MD,

Draft and review technical work procedures for proper radiological controls and regulatory compliance. Provide subject matter expertise to Naval personnel for interpretation and implementation of radiological controls required for various operations. Investigate and analyze radiological incidents to ascertain root cause, assign corrective action and monitor trends. Generate formal reports to substantiate regulatory compliance, evaluate and assess trends in site performance, and recommend methods for improvement.

  • Write operational instructions to be used in nuclear plant operation and radioactive waste disposal.
  • Issued several revisions and supplements to regulatory manuals resulting in streamlined process improvement by questioning the necessity of long established methods.
Reactor Operations Engineer, 07/2018 to Current
Applied Research Associates, Inc.Fort Bragg, NC,

Trained enlisted and officer personnel to safely operate nuclear propulsion plants from maneuvering control boards to mechanical watch stations using formal communications, procedure-based operation, and awareness of how plant conditions affect required casualty response.

  • Over 80% pass rate in final evaluations for students whom I prepared.
  • Lead a team of 40 nuclear plant operators in routine operations, tactical maneuvers, casualty drills, plant restoration, and complex maintenance.
  • Instructed technical and theoretical procedural bases, propulsion plant systems, and integrated plant operations using deductive reasoning, logical derivations, and schematics of interdependent functions.

Engineer, 01/2017 to 04/2018
Clark Construction Group LLCCity, STATE,

Managed projects with varying levels of complexity and identified and mitigated potential risks; developed requirements, managed change control, and tracked schedules and cost performance while ensuring project activities aligned with business objectives.

  • Optimized material delivery using a set of tracking logs programmed to expose risk to progress based on interdependence of submittals, lead times, construction sequence, and critical path of job schedule.
Certifications & Awards
  • DOE Top Secret Security Clearance (Q)
  • Qualified Radiation Worker
  • Mixed Waste Control and Disposition
  • Computational Thinking for Problem Solving Certification

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Nuclear Power Training Unit
  • Naval Nuclear Power School
  • The Pennsylvania State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Radiological Controls Engineer
  • Reactor Operations Engineer
  • Engineer


  • Certification
  • Certification
  • Bachelor of Science

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