Operations Supervisor

Supervise and coordinate activities of Power-Plant Operators.
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Salary Range
$32,000 – $86,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Operations Supervisors do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of POWER-PLANT OPERATORS 952.382-018, AUXILIARY-EQUIPMENT OPERATORS 952.362-010, and other workers engaged in operating and controlling coal-fired electric generating equipment to produce electricity: Confers with SUPERINTENDENT, GENERATING PLANT 184.167-166 to resolve electric generating problems and to report work activities and personnel matters. Coordinates repair of malfunctioning equipment with maintenance department, and inspects repaired equipment prior to return to service. Assigns new workers to experienced personnel for training, according to established training procedure. Studies equipment modification and operating procedure materials to improve supervisory skills and techniques and to increase worker productivity. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title.

Should I be an Operations Supervisor?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Boiler Operators Supervisor, Operative Supervisor

    How to become an Operations Supervisor

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