Are you qualified to be a nuclear reactor operator (civilian) if you are a Navy "Nuke" electronics technician?

I'm interested in joining the Navy and becoming a nuclear-trained Electronics Technician (ET). You know, operating the reactor on an aircraft carrier. For my actual career, I want to be a nuclear reactor operator, so you can see how the two coincide. My question: If I do end up becoming a Navy Nuke ET, will I be qualified as a civilian nuclear reactor operator (at a nuclear power plant) WITHOUT any further college education?

Asked By: Jessica - 6/20/2012
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I suggest you go take a look on and you will see for yourself that there are plenty of people making in excess of $100K in operations without a degree and also that there are plenty of jobs. You have to wonder about the motivation of people with a sour grapes attitude who are one here all day, every day... More
Answered By: Voonie Vootie - 6/20/2012
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You can be a nuclear power operator trainee... More
Answered By: jeeper_peeper321 - 6/20/2012
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