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Power Plant Operators

Skills & Knowledge

 

Most Important Skills for Power Plant Operators


 

Most Important Knowledge Areas for Power Plant Operators



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Describe Your Skills


People who have worked in this career typically perform the following tasks. These statements can help a prospective employer understand what you can do, on a resume or during an interview.

  • Controlling machines and processes.
  • Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to find or fix problems.
  • Identifying information by categorizing, comparing, or detecting changes in circumstances or events.
  • Monitoring information from a variety of sources to find problems.
  • Collecting information from different sources.
  • Making decisions or solving problems.
  • Evaluating information to determine compliance with standards.
  • Communicating with supervisors, co-workers, or people that work under you.

 

Careers that Use Similar Skills


The following careers use skills, knowledge, and abilities that are similar to those used for Power Plant Operators.

 

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