Power Generation Production Manager



OFO No: 132105





Other names for Power Generation Production Manager:

  • Biofuels Production Manager
  • Biomass Power Plant Manager
  • Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Plant Manager
  • Geothermal Production Manager
  • Hydroelectric Production Manager
  • Landfill Gas Collection Manager
  • Methane Collection Manager
  • Wind Energy Operations Manager

What is a Power Generation Production Manager?

A Power Generation Production Manager plans, organises and manages the work activities at a power generating or biofuels plant.

What does a Power Generation Production Manager do?

  • liaises with all the different managers at the plant
  • controls operations and quality procedures
  • plans maintenance schedules
  • writes reports
  • implements production strategies
  • manages budgets
  • monitors production outputs
  • minimises costs
  • identifies business opportunities
  • orders and monitors installation of new equipment

Are you . . . ?

  • interested in energy?
  • a leader?
  • a problem solver?
  • intelligent?
  • reliable and responsible?
  • a good communicator?
  • a people’s person?
  • a motivator?

How do I become a Power Generation Production Manager?

The best way to become a Power Generation Production Manager is do study:

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering Technology

Once you have your qualification and enough workplace experience you will need to get a Government Certificate of competency. You will sit for an examination.

There are 2 certificates:

  • Certificate for Mines and Works issued by the Department of Mineral Resource
  • Certificate for Factories issued by the Department of Labour

Once you have your certificate, only then may you call yourself a Certificated Electrical Engineer. This will allow you to take over the legal responsibility for the operation and safety of a large industrial plant such as a mine, factory or power station.


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