Operator Licensing Examination Site Visit (Generic Letter No. 83-01)
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D. C. 20555
January 11, 1983
TO ALL POWER REACTOR LICENSEES AND APPLICANTS FOR AN OPERATING LICENSE
Subject: Operator Licensing Examination Site Visit (Generic Letter No.
The NRC currently is developing data which will form the basis for our
operator license application review scheduling, manpower and resource
allocation planning, and budget preparation through 1985. In order to do
this, we are seeking your help in the form of certain information which this
Please identify all requests for site visits to conduct operator licensing
examinations or instructor certification examinations which you plan to
submit to us between now and December 31, 1985 which should fall into one of
the following categories:
(1) Initial (cold) license examinations for units applying for operating
(2) Initial license examinations to extend licenses to a second, identical
unit after initial licensing.
(3) Examinations to support certification of utility employees as
(4) Examinations to support certification of individuals who are not
utility employees but who are under contract to instruct licensed
(5) Examinations for initial licensing of personnel at operating facilities
or for upgrading a license from the Reactor Operator to the Senior
We appreciate that your plans regarding all the requested information might
not be firm at this time, but would like the best estimates you can give,
including probable number of candidates. If a submittal date, or an
application itself, or both are tentative, indicate that and we will treat
the data appropriately.
Multiple Addressess - 2 -
In order for the requested data to be available in time to support budget
cycle activities, we ask that you please respond to this letter on or before
February 28, 1983, even if your response is a negative one. Should you have
any questions concerning this letter or your response, please call Mr. Don
Beckham, Division of Human Factors Safety, on (301) 492-4868.
While we make this forecast at the beginning of each year, it is important
to keep us informed of any significant changes so that we can keep our data
base current. We appreciate your assistance.
This request was approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) under
clearance OMB-3150-0018 which expires January 13, 1984.
Darrell G. Eisenhut, Director
Division of Licensing
Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation
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