Don Hite Associates
Navy Nuclear Electronics Technician Sample Resume

Don Hite
5903 North Campbell Road
Otis Orchards, WA 99027
Home Phone: (509) 921-0497
Home Fax: (509) 921-0498
Email: dha@donhite.com


A challenging career position where operational, technical, and supervisory experience can be utilized to achieve increasing levels of production with a progressive company.


Naval Nuclear Qualified Electronics Technician with six years of progressive experience. Qualified as Shutdown Reactor Operator, Reactor Technician, Reactor Operator, Training Petty Officer, and Quality Assurance Inspector.


B.S. Nuclear Engineering Technology - Theodore Roosevelt State College
(Anticipated Graduation in August 1999)

Electronic Technician Maintenance School (1999)

Nuclear Prototype Training Unit (1995)
  • 1400 hours of hands-on training on an operational reactor

  • Naval Nuclear Power School (1994)
  • 1000 hours focused on reactor plant systems, chemistry, reactor physics, and thermodynamics

  • Electronics Technician Nuclear Field "A" School (1994)


    Reactor Operator: Possess over four years of experience operating two reactor plants during critical and shutdown conditions. Performed reactor startups and shutdowns while monitoring plant parameters to ensure reactor safety. Was relied upon to take action in the event of abnormal conditions to ensure operating limits were not exceeded and personnel safety was not jeopardized.

    • Was selected to be 1 of 8 Reactor Operators for the Operational Reactor Safeguards Exam out of 24 qualified Reactor Operators based upon knowledge and operational expertise.
    • Performed a vital part of the testing for initial criticality and power range testing on two different reactor plants.
    • Was selected by the Nuclear Power Audit and Inspection Team for operational expertise during casualty control scenarios.

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    Senior Maintenance Technician: Performed preventative and corrective maintenance on reactor instrumentation and control systems. Utilized test equipment, schematics, and technical manuals to diagnose system malfunctions to the component level. Supervised and trained technicians on proper maintenance principles and techniques.

    • Performed complex troubleshooting and repair operations on nuclear power indication and reactor control rod systems.
    • Performed maintenance on pressure and temperature instruments as well as water level and flow control systems, alarm and radiation detection indicators, and reactor protection systems.
    • Developed the curriculum for and trained 60 technicians on the annual reactor control rod maintenance program.
    • Performed major test procedures such as reactor control rod system testing and initial physics testing contributing to the early completion of testing and the ship's delivery.

    Reactor Instrumentation and Maintenance Laboratory Supervisor: Scheduled and assigned routine maintenance for 120 pieces of electronic and mechanical test equipment. Researched, ordered, and distributed supplies for repairs and routine use, as well as managed a budget of over $80,000 per year. Maintained over 40 instrument drawers with a total value of $800,000.

    • Operated the maintenance room with 100 percent capability for the repair and testing of all reactor instrumentation and control systems.
    • Reduced annual divisional maintenance costs by 15 percent.


    Differential Pressure Testers
    Frequency Counters
    Logic Probe
    Signature Analyzer
    Time Domain Reflectometer
    Visicorder/Soltec Strip Chart Recorders
    Pressure Test Set Ups
    Resistance Bridge
    Huntron Tracker
    Ultrasonic Test Equipment
    Vacuum Fill Assemblies
    Frequency Counters


    Navy Achievement Medal
    Two Navy Letters of Commendation
    Eagle Scout
    High School Class Salutatorian

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