FPL Nuclear Power Plant Operators
- Licensed plant operators undergo 18 months of initial training, including classroom study and hands-on simulator experience before they can take a comprehensive examination to earn an individual operator's license from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).
- Every reactor operator at our nuclear power plants must then pass comprehensive testing to earn a license from the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).
- Once licensed, nuclear operators spend one week out of every six weeks in training and simulator exercises throughout their entire careers, logging more training hours than airline pilots.
- Reactor operators must complete rigorous exams and testing to renew their NRC licenses every two years.