© 2019 by Titans of Nuclear. Produced by the Energy Impact Center: www.energyimpactcenter.org

In this episode, we discuss...

  • Trace’s background in nuclear engineering at Penn State and his personal journey in the nuclear field

  • Trace’s work and responsibilities as a reactor engineer at Calvert Cliffs

  • Exelon’s mentorship and training program

  • The processes behind planning and simulating for power maneuvers

  • Spin fuel storage and the processes for managing it

  • A deep dive into start-up testing and its purposes

  • Updated Final Safety Analysis Report (UFSAR)

  • Maintaining cooling during fuel changes

  • The Special Nuclear Material Custodian role

  • Improving disposal of nuclear waste materials

Trace Heffner

Reactor Engineer, Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Plant