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Hydroelectric Plant Technicians
Summary Occupational Forecast Data for Plant and System Operators, All Other
Employment Employment Change Average Annual Job Openings Wage & Training Levels
2018 2023 Numerical Percent New Jobs Replacement Jobs Total Median Hourly Median Annual Training Levels
36 38 2 6.88% 0 4 4 $33.88 $70,466 High school diploma or equivalent
Description: Monitor and control activities associated with hydropower generation. Operate plant equipment, such as turbines, pumps, valves, gates, fans, electric control boards, and battery banks. Monitor equipment operation and performance and make necessary adjustments to ensure optimal performance. Perform equipment maintenance and repair as necessary.
Staffing Pattern Data Forecast Data Source: EMSI (2nd Quarter 2018)

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