Superintendent of Generation

Direct and coordinate generation of electrical energy.
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Salary Range
$50,000 – $156,000

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What do Superintendent of Generations do?

Directs and coordinates generation of electrical energy by interconnected generating stations throughout electric utility system: Analyzes fuel consumption and power output reports to determine need for plant maintenance and repair work. Coordinates plant shutdowns for emergency and periodic inspection and repair. Directs and coordinates testing activities and analyzes such test data as heat input, heat output, and boiler and turbine efficiency, to evaluate capability and efficiency of generating stations. Directs activities of maintenance crews servicing scattered generating stations. May direct operation of substations and transmission lines [SUPERINTENDENT, TRANSMISSION].

Should I be a Superintendent of Generation?

You should have a bachelor's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Logical Thinker: You take a step-by-step approach to analyze information and solve problems.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

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