power plant control room operator


Power plant control room operators are responsible for the safe and proper operation of power plants, switchyards and associated control structures. They repair and maintain the involved machinery and equipment to ensure the plant's efficient operation and to tackle emergency situations such as blackouts.

Alternative label

  • electric power station worker

  • power station operative worker

  • electricity generation plant operator

  • electricity generation operator

  • electricity generation plant worker

  • electric power station operator

  • electricity generation operative

  • power station control room worker

  • power station operator

  • electricity generating plant operative

  • electric power station operative

  • electricity generating plant worker

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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