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Hydroelectric Plant Technicians

Monitor activities involved in hydropower generation.

Quick Facts


Median wages for the broader occupation, Plant and System Operators, All Other, are $25.57 / hour.


On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Diagnose equipment malfunctions.
  • Inspect sustainable energy production facilities or equipment.
  • Lift materials or workpieces using cranes or other lifting equipment.
  • Lubricate production equipment.
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Job Title Examples:

Hydroelectric Machinery Mechanic
Hydroelectric Plant Electrician
Hydroelectric Systems Technician

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