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fossil-fuel power plant operator

Description

Code

3131.3.3

Description

Fossil-fuel power plant operators operate and maintain industrial equipment, such as generators, turbines and boilers, that provides electricity produced from fossil fuels like natural gas or coal. They ensure the safety of operations and that the equipment complies with legislation. They may also work in combined cycle power plants which use heat recovery systems to recover exhaust heat from one operation and activate steam turbines.

Alternative Labels

heat recovery power plant production operator

generator operator

fossil-fuel power plant boiler operative

power station worker

turbine operator

fossil-fuel power plant operator

power station operator

gas-fired power plant operator

LNG-fired power plant operator

generator worker

fossil-fuel power plant boiler operator

turbine operative

coal-fired power plant operator

combined cycle power plant operator

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: