Power plant operators control power-generating plants on land and aboard ships and submarines. They operate boilers, turbines, nuclear reactors, and portable generators. Power plant operators are also responsible for administering, managing, and evaluating shipboard engineering programs.Explore this career outside the military
Power plant operators usually work indoors. They are subject to high temperatures and noise.
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Power Plant Operators in the Military
Military salaries include a lot more than just base pay.
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People in this career achieve this level of education.
All enlisted service members complete basic military training, which includes time spent in a classroom and in the field, and covers tactical and survival skills, physical training, military life and customs, and weapons training. Power plant operators in the Military will gain skills through classroom study and on-the-job experience. Job-specific training content may include: Operation of pressure boilersOperation and maintenance of reactor control systemsOperation and maintenance of mechanical systems on nuclear powered ships and submarinesRead More
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