U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
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51-8013 Power Plant Operators
Control, operate, or maintain machinery to generate electric power. Includes auxiliary equipment operators. Excludes "Nuclear Power Reactor Operators" (51-8011).
Illustrative examples: Powerhouse Operator,
Hydroelectric Plant Operator
Broad Occupation: 51-8010 Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers
Minor Group: 51-8000 Plant and System Operators
Major Group: 51-0000 Production Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010