Power Plant Operator
Power plant operators control the systems that generate and distribute electric power.
Power plant operators control, operate, and maintain machinery to generate electricity. They use control boards to distribute power among generators and regulate the output from several generators. They monitor instruments to maintain voltage and electricity flows from the plant to meet consumer demand for electricity, which fluctuates throughout the day.
Concentration skills. Power plant operators must be careful, attentive, and persistent. They must be able to concentrate on a task, such as monitoring the temperature of reactors over a period of time without being distracted.
Detail oriented. Power plant operators must monitor complex controls and intricate machinery to ensure that everything is operating properly.
Dexterity. Power plant operators must use precise and repeated motions when working in a control room.
Mechanical skills. Power plant operators must know how to work with machines and use tools. They must be familiar with how to operate, repair, and maintain equipment.
Problem-solving skills. Power plant operators must find and quickly solve problems that arise with equipment or controls.
All qualified candidates must be willing to pass a pre-employment physical, pre-employment drug test, and a criminal background check.
Austin Industrial, Inc. offers a Competitive Wage, Full Benefits, Dental, Vision, Holiday Pay, 401K, and ESOP.
Austin is an EOE, Drug Free Work Place and participates in E-Verify.