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51-8099.04 - Hydroelectric Plant Technicians   Save Table (XLS/CSV)

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Adjustable wrenches
  • Adjustable hand wrenches
  • Clamp-on ammeters
Claw hammer
  • Claw hammers
Desktop computers
Drill press or radial drill
  • Drill presses
Ear muffs
  • Protective ear muffs
Flow sensors
  • Water flow meters
Grease guns
Handheld thermometer
  • Water temperature gauges
Horizontal turning center
  • Turning lathes
Hydroelectric engines
  • Hydroelectric generating units
Level sensors or transmitters
  • Level probes
Locking pliers
  • Channel lock pliers
  • Programmable logic controllers PLC
  • Digital multimeters
Notebook computers
  • Laptop computers
Personal computers
Platform lift
  • Staging equipment
Power drills
  • Cordless drills
Power grinders
Power saws
Pressure indicators
  • Water pressure gauges
  • Ratchet sets
  • Protective respirators
  • Phillips head screwdrivers
  • Straight screwdrivers
Socket sets
  • Socket wrench sets
Spot welding machine
  • Portable welding equipment
Steam engines
  • Steam turbines
Stripping tools
  • Wire strippers
Turbine engines
  • Combustion turbines
Two way radios
  • Mobile radios
Wire cutters
Workshop cranes


Electronic mail software
  • IBM Lotus Notes
  • Microsoft Outlook Hot technology
Facilities management software
  • Computerized maintenance management system CMMS
Industrial control software
  • Distributed control system DCS
  • Supervisory control and data acquisition SCADA software
Internet browser software
  • Web browser software
Office suite software
  • Microsoft Office
Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel Hot technology
Word processing software
  • Microsoft Word

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