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Power-Plant Operator
Monitor power plant equipment and indicators to detect evidence of operating problems. Adjust controls to generate specified electrical power or to regulate the flow of power between generating stations and substations. Control power generating equipment, including boilers, turbines, generators, or reactors, using control boards or semi-automatic equipment. Regulate equipment operations and conditions, such as water levels, based on instrument data or from computers. Take regulatory action, based on readings from charts, meters and gauges, at established intervals. Start or stop generators, auxiliary pumping equipment, turbines, or other power plant equipment as necessary. Inspect records or log book entries or communicate with plant personnel to assess equipment operating status. Control or maintain auxiliary equipment, such as pumps, fans, compressors, condensers, feedwater heaters, filters, or chlorinators, to supply water, fuel, lubricants, air, or auxiliary power. Clean, lubricate, or maintain equipment, such as generators, turbines, pumps, or compressors, to prevent failure or deterioration. Communicate with systems operators to regulate and coordinate line voltages and transmission loads and frequencies.
Program NameProgram HoursSponsorRegionDistrict
0440City of Tallahassee Electric Production Power Plant Operator Apprenticeship Program INJ
8,988Christopher Jones 2Leon