Power System Operators

(NOC 7352)
+9.08%
 

What do Power System Operators do?

Power system operators monitor and operate computerized switchboards / auxiliary equipment in electrical control centres to control / regulate electrical power in transmission networks.

How to become: Power System Operators

In general, you need a high school diploma and specialized training. To be a power system operator, you need to finish a three- to five-year apprenticeship or have more than three years' experience and some college or industry courses in electrical / electronic technology. Most recent entrants have a trade / vocational certificate or a community college diploma.

Where to study for a career as: Power System Operators

Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Electrical Engineering Technician Diploma
Electrical Engineering Technology Diploma; Advanced
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Centennial College
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Electronics Engineering Technician Diploma; Online
Electronics Engineering Technology Diploma; Online; Advanced
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Canadore College
North Bay, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Electrical Techniques Certificate
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Red Deer Polytechnic
Red Deer, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Electrical Engineering Technology Diploma
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Conestoga College
Kitchener, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Electrical Engineering Technician Diploma
Electrical Engineering Technology Diploma; Advanced
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Modified on January 26, 2022

How much do Power System Operators make?

Low:
$49,712
Average:
$85,280
High:
$121,410

Job openings for Power System Operators

Job Seekers:
12,800
Job Openings:
12,500