Power Operator

Top Power Operator Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Power Operator. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Power Operator resumes they appeared on. For example, 14.6% of Power Operator resumes contained Ensure Safety as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Power Operator actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Power Operator resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Ensure Safety

high Demand
Here's how Ensure Safety is used in Power Operator jobs:
  • Tested water samples and chemicals taken from boilers and other systems to ensure safety as well as longevity of machinery.
  • Tested and chemically adjusted all water systems to ensure safety and adherence to standards.

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2. CAD

high Demand
Here's how CAD is used in Power Operator jobs:
  • Monitored, dispatched and controlled 4000 MW of electric generation in the WSCC control area, utilizing the SCADA System.
  • Operated the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system to open/close breakers and raise/lower voltages.

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3. Pallet Jack

high Demand

4. Troubleshoot

high Demand
Here's how Troubleshoot is used in Power Operator jobs:
  • Presented on numerous occasions to the DOE regarding system operation, troubleshooting techniques, and alarm response
  • Managed troubleshooting and maintenance of these machines.
  • Install and troubleshoot phone lines.
  • Operate boiler and ammonia refrigeration systems* Troubleshoot and maintain process systems* Assist with wastewater department operations
  • Performed maintenance, repairs, troubleshoot pneumatics, electrical controls, steam boilers 150 psi.
  • Assist in instrumentation maintenance,troubleshooting, bench repairs, loop check-outs, system verifications, and documentation.

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5. Water Treatment

high Demand
Here's how Water Treatment is used in Power Operator jobs:
  • Operated plant auxiliary equipment, including water treatment equipment.
  • Water testing on boilers, and waste water treatment.

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6. Osha

high Demand
Here's how Osha is used in Power Operator jobs:
  • Power industrial operator certified and OSHA certified.
  • Comply with all OSHA standards.
  • Consolidate packages & orders On site Osha safety training Load and unload delivery and over-the-road trucks.

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7. SOP

high Demand
Here's how SOP is used in Power Operator jobs:
  • Followed rules and regulations according to company SOP and OSHA.

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8. Water Samples

high Demand

9. Necessary Adjustments

high Demand
Here's how Necessary Adjustments is used in Power Operator jobs:
  • Required to maintain all set points and make necessary adjustments on DCS control board to operate within desired ranges.

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10. Preventative Maintenance

high Demand
Here's how Preventative Maintenance is used in Power Operator jobs:
  • Perform troubleshooting, corrective, and preventative maintenance to have aircraft operational.
  • Performed preventative maintenance and troubleshooting on motors, power supplies, circuit breakers and controls.

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11. Electrical Systems

high Demand

12. Control Room

high Demand
Here's how Control Room is used in Power Operator jobs:
  • Assist in the Cable Control Room, cable handling and post operation reporting.

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13. Powerhouse

average Demand
Here's how Powerhouse is used in Power Operator jobs:
  • Process operator in the powerhouse.
  • Contract Operator For Delphi Corporation) Performed Powerhouse duties to include tuning of boilers and control systems.

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14. Inventory Control

average Demand

15. Unload Trucks

average Demand
Here's how Unload Trucks is used in Power Operator jobs:
  • Load and unload trucks by sit down forklift and power jack.
  • Processed trucks into warehouse, load and unload trucks Inventoried and pulled orders Rotated stock

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16. Equipment Operation

average Demand
Here's how Equipment Operation is used in Power Operator jobs:
  • Haul coal via heavy equipment operation such as dump truck, enloader, and skid steer.

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17. Control Systems

average Demand

18. Heavy Equipment

average Demand

19. Data Entry

average Demand
Here's how Data Entry is used in Power Operator jobs:
  • Coil cards; write up receivers and all data entry.

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20. Operational Data

average Demand
Here's how Operational Data is used in Power Operator jobs:
  • Recorded and compiled operational data, completing and maintaining forms, logs, and reports.

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21. Oversaw

average Demand

22. MW

average Demand
Here's how MW is used in Power Operator jobs:
  • Start up and operation, two Gas Turbines SIEMENS 209 MW, Operation DCS TELEPERM and Following erection BOP.

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23. Hand Tools

average Demand

24. Proper Operation

average Demand
Here's how Proper Operation is used in Power Operator jobs:
  • Monitored and tested production machinery/equipment to ensure proper operation and to detect problems.
  • Maintain and submit daily work orders; ensure the safe and proper operation of equipment at all times.

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25. Water Plants

average Demand

26. Air Systems

low Demand

27. General Labor

low Demand
Here's how General Labor is used in Power Operator jobs:
  • Dock loader / unloader+ General Labor+ Sawsall Operator

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28. Stainless Steel

low Demand

29. Mass Save

low Demand

30. Hvac

low Demand
Here's how Hvac is used in Power Operator jobs:
  • Monitor HVAC equipment by utilizing Tracer Summit System on a laptop computer.

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31. Detect Signs

low Demand

32. Proper Location

low Demand

33. High Quality

low Demand
Here's how High Quality is used in Power Operator jobs:
  • Perform different manufacturing tasks including, operating Forklift, varnishing, baking and ensuring high quality of high voltage transformer

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34. Needle Gun

low Demand
Here's how Needle Gun is used in Power Operator jobs:
  • needle gun, grinder, sawzaw, chipping hammer, plasma art cutter, and cutting torch).

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35. Plant Operations

low Demand

36. Nuclear Reactor

low Demand
Here's how Nuclear Reactor is used in Power Operator jobs:
  • Managed maintenance and operations for two nuclear reactor electrical systems aboard an aircraft carrier.
  • Operated and maitained electrical equipment for nuclear reactors.

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37. Safe Environment

low Demand

38. Efficient Operation

low Demand

39. Water Systems

low Demand

40. Electro-Mechanical

low Demand

41. Transmission Loads

low Demand
Here's how Transmission Loads is used in Power Operator jobs:
  • Communicated with dispatchers at Tennessee Valley Authority and Electric Energy Incorporated to regulate and coordinate transmission loads and frequencies.

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42. Machine Operation

low Demand

20 Most Common Skill for a Power Operator

Ensure Safety21%
CAD6%
Pallet Jack5.4%
Troubleshoot5.4%
Water Treatment4.8%
Osha4.8%
SOP4.2%
Water Samples4.2%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Power Operator

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Ensure Safety
Ensure Safety
14.6%
14.6%
2
2
CAD
CAD
4.2%
4.2%
3
3
Pallet Jack
Pallet Jack
3.8%
3.8%
4
4
Troubleshoot
Troubleshoot
3.8%
3.8%
5
5
Water Treatment
Water Treatment
3.3%
3.3%
6
6
Osha
Osha
3.3%
3.3%
7
7
SOP
SOP
2.9%
2.9%
8
8
Water Samples
Water Samples
2.9%
2.9%
9
9
Necessary Adjustments
Necessary Adjustments
2.9%
2.9%
10
10
Preventative Maintenance
Preventative Maintenance
2.9%
2.9%
11
11
Electrical Systems
Electrical Systems
2.9%
2.9%
12
12
Control Room
Control Room
2.5%
2.5%
13
13
Powerhouse
Powerhouse
2.5%
2.5%
14
14
Inventory Control
Inventory Control
2.5%
2.5%
15
15
Unload Trucks
Unload Trucks
2.5%
2.5%
16
16
Equipment Operation
Equipment Operation
2.5%
2.5%
17
17
Control Systems
Control Systems
2.5%
2.5%
18
18
Heavy Equipment
Heavy Equipment
2.5%
2.5%
19
19
Data Entry
Data Entry
2.5%
2.5%
20
20
Operational Data
Operational Data
2.1%
2.1%
21
21
Oversaw
Oversaw
1.7%
1.7%
22
22
MW
MW
1.7%
1.7%
23
23
Hand Tools
Hand Tools
1.7%
1.7%
24
24
Proper Operation
Proper Operation
1.7%
1.7%
25
25
Water Plants
Water Plants
1.7%
1.7%
26
26
Air Systems
Air Systems
1.7%
1.7%
27
27
General Labor
General Labor
1.3%
1.3%
28
28
Stainless Steel
Stainless Steel
1.3%
1.3%
29
29
Mass Save
Mass Save
1.3%
1.3%
30
30
Hvac
Hvac
1.3%
1.3%
31
31
Detect Signs
Detect Signs
1.3%
1.3%
32
32
Proper Location
Proper Location
1.3%
1.3%
33
33
High Quality
High Quality
1.3%
1.3%
34
34
Needle Gun
Needle Gun
1.3%
1.3%
35
35
Plant Operations
Plant Operations
1.3%
1.3%
36
36
Nuclear Reactor
Nuclear Reactor
1.3%
1.3%
37
37
Safe Environment
Safe Environment
1.3%
1.3%
38
38
Efficient Operation
Efficient Operation
1.3%
1.3%
39
39
Water Systems
Water Systems
1.3%
1.3%
40
40
Electro-Mechanical
Electro-Mechanical
1.3%
1.3%
41
41
Transmission Loads
Transmission Loads
1.3%
1.3%
42
42
Machine Operation
Machine Operation
1.3%
1.3%

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