Plant operators are specialists that oversee and supervise operations in an industrial setting. As a plant operator, you are primarily responsible for controlling equipment and machinery. You may also need to respond to inquiries and issues and also perform basic troubleshooting. In addition, you are to monitor the quality of progress among the departments or units.
As a plant operator, you are to conduct regular inspections and maintenance to ensure a safe workspace for everybody. While doing this, you must implement the plant's safety policies and regulations. Furthermore, you must provide training to all vendors and contractors and ensure participation in safety meetings.
To be a plant operator, you could study environmental control technologies, general studies, or business. You could work with either a high school diploma or a bachelor's degree. Plant operators make an average salary of $38,410 per year.