When she isn’t hiking or road tripping to the next national park on her bucket list, Pickens, South Carolina native Rebecca Hunt spends her time as an auxiliary operator at Duke Energy’s Oconee Nuclear Station in Seneca, S.C.
Maza’s nuclear energy career almost didn’t happen. But, thanks to a recession, she found her true calling.
Peter Pyron and Josh Wylie no longer wear military uniforms, yet the values and skills they learned while serving our country carry through to roles they support in nuclear energy. While Pyron and Wylie’s journeys are different, they each have a...
Creative writing has been a pastime for Christine Johnsen for as long as she can remember. She thought writing would be her career, but a high school chemistry class and the SAT changed her plans.
From collecting garbage to performing lawn maintenance to working on a farm, one thing unifies Will Hamilton's personal and professional history: a passion for the great outdoors.
A lot of people don’t realize Kevin Houston's organization exists. But, as the manager of fuel supply within Nuclear Fuels Engineering, he plays a critical role in generating clean, reliable electricity.
It’s no secret many of our nuclear workers are also military veterans. But, some continue to serve their country while also powering their communities.
Martin Isoler benefited from growing up in a nuclear plant community. But nothing could prepare him for his first day as a nuclear plant intern.
It was 1969. The Beatles staged their last public performance. The Boeing 747 debuted. The average income was $8,550. Apollo 11 landed on the moon. And two months before Woodstock, an 18-year-old graduated from Charlotte’s West Mecklenburg High School on Wednesday, went to work for Duke Power the following Monday.
No matter what your job is, chances are you had some help getting to where you are today. In the nuclear industry, mentoring not only helps individuals grow as professionals, but also serves as an effective way to transfer complex technical knowledge.