Top power plant operator skills needed to get the job.

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What are the top 3 traits or skills every power plant operator must have to excel?

Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop your power plant operator expertise?


Ken in Middletown, Connecticut

143 months ago

Willingness to work hard, and long hours. Holidays, weekends ect.

Ability to understand complex systems and react to constantly changing situations. Plant Operators level of responsiblity varies with skill and title. High level Operators must be highly trained and deal with constant stress, and pressure.

Math, Physics and engineering training is essential. But high school grads with exceptional work ethic and many years of OJT can advance. Advancement is is tough, do to high levels of compitition from Navy, and or people with engineering degrees.


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