hydropower technician


Hydropower technicians install and maintain systems in hydropower plants. They perform inspections, analyse problems and carry out repairs. They ensure the turbines operate in compliance with regulations, and assist the hydropower engineers in the construction of turbines.

Alternative label

  • mechanical engineer, hydropower

  • hydroelectric plant technician

  • marine energy technician

  • hydroelectric technician

  • tidal power technician

  • wave power technician

  • hydropower mechanical engineer

  • hydropower plant technician

  • hydroelectric mechanical engineer

  • hydropower mechanical technician

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: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/single-market/services/free-movement-professionals/qualifications-recognition_en


Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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