8186-Power Generating Plant Operators

Job Title: 

Power Generating Plant Operators

Job Description: 

Power generating plant operators monitor, operate and maintain machinery and equipment which produce electric or other power and control its distribution.


Tasks include:

  • operating and monitoring various types of energy generating power plants
  • operating and controlling power generating systems and equipment that are used to generate and distribute electrical power
  • taking readings from charts, meters and gauges at established intervals, troubleshooting and performing corrective action as necessary
  • completing and maintaining station records, logs and reports and communicating with other plant personnel to assess equipment operating status
  • cleaning and maintaining equipment in order to prevent equipment failure or deterioration
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Electricity generating switchboard operator
Hydroelectric station operator
Power generating plant operator
Rectifier operator (electric current)

Specific Occupations: 

Power generating plant operator

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore