Hydroelectric Production Managers

What they do:

Manage operations at hydroelectric power generation facilities. Maintain and monitor hydroelectric plant equipment for efficient and safe plant operations.

On the job, you would:

  • Develop or implement policy evaluation procedures for hydroelectric generation activities.
  • Provide technical direction in the erection or commissioning of hydroelectric equipment or supporting electrical or mechanical systems.
  • Develop or implement projects to improve efficiency, economy, or effectiveness of hydroelectric plant operations.
  • Supervise hydropower plant equipment installations, upgrades, or maintenance.
  • Respond to problems related to ratepayers, water users, power users, government agencies, educational institutions, or other private or public power resource interests.
  • Plan or manage hydroelectric plant upgrades.
  • Plan or coordinate hydroelectric production operations to meet customer requirements.
  • Perform or direct preventive or corrective containment or cleanup to protect the environment.
  • Operate energized high- or low-voltage hydroelectric power transmission system substations, according to procedures and safety requirements.
  • Negotiate power generation contracts with other public or private utilities.




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