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51-8013.00 - Power Plant Operators

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Operate or maintain distributed power generation equipment, including fuel cells or microturbines, to produce energy on-site for manufacturing or other commercial purposes.

51-8013.04 Hydroelectric Plant Technicians
  • Operate high voltage switches or related devices in hydropower stations.
  • Implement load or switching orders in hydroelectric plants, in accordance with specifications or instructions.
  • Start, adjust, or stop generating units, operating valves, gates, or auxiliary equipment in hydroelectric power generating plants.
  • Maintain or repair hydroelectric plant electrical, mechanical, or electronic equipment, such as motors, transformers, voltage regulators, generators, relays, battery systems, air compressors, sump pumps, gates, or valves.
  • Operate hydroelectric plant equipment, such as turbines, pumps, valves, gates, fans, electric control boards, or battery banks.
  • Change oil, hydraulic fluid, or other lubricants to maintain condition of hydroelectric plant equipment.
51-8011.00 Nuclear Power Reactor Operators
  • Operate nuclear power reactors in accordance with policies and procedures to protect workers from radiation and to ensure environmental safety.
  • Respond to system or unit abnormalities, diagnosing the cause, and recommending or taking corrective action.
  • Monitor or operate boilers, turbines, wells, or auxiliary power plant equipment.
  • Implement operational procedures, such as those controlling start-up or shut-down activities.
51-8099.01 Biofuels Processing Technicians
  • Perform routine maintenance on mechanical, electrical, or electronic equipment or instruments used in the processing of biofuels.
  • Rebuild, repair, or replace biofuels processing equipment components.
51-8013.03 Biomass Plant Technicians
  • Perform routine maintenance or make minor repairs to mechanical, electrical, or electronic equipment in biomass plants.
51-8021.00 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators
  • Operate or tend stationary engines, boilers, and auxiliary equipment, such as pumps, compressors, or air-conditioning equipment, to supply and maintain steam or heat for buildings, marine vessels, or pneumatic tools.