ContentsOccupational Report for Power Plant Operators (51-8013) , Oregon Statewide
Control, operate, or maintain machinery to generate electric power. Includes auxiliary equipment operators. Excludes "Nuclear Power Reactor Operators" (51-8011).
Employment Outlook for Power Plant Operators
Current Employment Department Job Openings for Power Plant Operators There are 3 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 3 are listed below.
State of Oregon License Information for Power Plant Operators No statewide license is required for this occupation.
Wages for Power Plant Operators
Regional Employment Projections for Power Plant Operators
These estimates do not include self-employment. Replacement openings are caused by existing workers permanently leaving their occupation. Many additional job openings occur due to job changes within occupations.Data Sources and Limitations
Industries of Employment for Power Plant Operators
Educational Requirements for Power Plant Operators The typical entry level education for this occupation is a postsecondary non-degree award. Those with a Bachelor's degree have a competitive advantage in the labor market. In addition, long-term on-the-job training is typically needed, once employed, to attain competency in the skills needed in this occupation.
Skills for Power Plant Operators
Schools and Training Providers for Power Plant Operators No programs of training are associated with this occupation.
Career Pathway Roadmaps for Power Plant Operators These Oregon community colleges have defined career pathway roadmaps to facilitate entry into this occupation:
Related Occupations The scores listed below indicates how closely the skills for Power Plant Operators matches the occupation in the list. A score of 100% means the occupations have identical skill sets. A maximum of 10 occupations are displayed below.