Power Station Operators

(NOC 7352)
+9.08%
 

What do Power Station Operators do?

Power station operators run reactors, turbines, boilers, generators, condensers, and auxiliary equipment in hydro, thermal, and nuclear power plants to generate electric power.

How to become: Power Station Operators

In general, you need a high school diploma and specialized training. To be a power station operator, you must complete an apprenticeship in stationary or power engineering, or have several years' experience and some high school, correspondence or college courses in stationary or power engineering. You also need certification in the province / territory where you'll work. Most recent entrants have a trade/vocational certificate or a community college diploma.

Where to study for a career as: Power Station Operators

Canadore College
North Bay, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Mechanical Engineering - Technician Diploma; Advanced
Mechanical Engineering - Technology Diploma
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University of South Wales
Pontypridd, Wales, GB

Related Program(s):
HND Mechanical Engineering Diploma
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Modified on January 26, 2022

How much do Power Station Operators make?

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

Job openings for Power Station Operators

Job Seekers:
13,800
Job Openings:
12,700