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Your profession: Power plant operator (m/f)

Professional activities

Certified power plant operators attend to, monitor and maintain energy and power production plants. They evaluate the operating status of the machines and plants, identify malfunctions and remedy such malfunctions during ongoing operation.

Fields of work

Certified power plant operators work for energy provider companies, e.g.

  • at coal-fired, hydroelectric, biomass and nuclear power stations
  • at electricity works with combined heat and power production
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