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The objectives of MSTD are: promote the advancement of materials science in Nuclear Science Technology; support the multidisciplines which constitute it; encourage research by providing a forum for the presentation, exchange, and documentation of relevant information; promote the interaction and communication among its members; and recognize and reward its members for significant contributions to the field of materials science in nuclear technology.
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UCOR wins Top Workplace award
United Cleanup Oak Ridge (UCOR), the lead environmental cleanup contractor for the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management (OREM), has been named one of the Knoxville News Sentinel’s “Top Workplaces” in eastern Tennessee for 2022. The award is the result of a confidential, third-party survey of UCOR’s 2,000-member workforce by the Knoxville News Sentinel and the survey company Energage.
The Credential that Gives you the Edge
Licensure is an indicator of dedication to integrity, hard work, and creativity and is an assurance that the individual engineer has passed at least a minimum screen of competence. The American Nuclear Society offers the following materials to help you prepare for the Nuclear PE Exam:
Additional helpful information:
The Nuclear PE Examination is a 9.5-hour computer-based exam offered once per year in October. The exam is comprised of 85 questions. Answer options include multiple choice (one correct answer), multiple option (multiple correct answers), point and click, drag and drop, and fill-in-the-blank. The multiple option, point and click, drag and drop, and fill-in-the-blank answer options are known as alternative item types (AIT). Refer to the Sample AIT questions hyperlink below to view examples of each answer type. In addition, the NCEES website contains detailed tutorials, which elaborate on AITs.
The upcoming test date is Tuesday, October 18, 2022. Examinees may reserve their seat up to a year in advance at a Pearson VUE test center once they are registered with NCEES and approved by their state board. Candidates are encouraged to reserve their seat for this single-day event as early as possible.
Why Take the Nuclear PE Exam?
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