Geothermal Production Managers

Manage operations at geothermal power generation facilities. Maintain and monitor geothermal plant equipment for efficient and safe plant operations.

Median Annual Wage: $92,470

Education: Some college, no degree (48%); Post-secondary certificate (19%); Bachelor's degree (15%)

Projected Growth: Decline (-3% or lower)

Related Job Titles: Operations Manager; Maintenance Manager; Plant Manager; Operations Supervisor; Site Manager; Plant Supervisor; Power Plant Operations Manager

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Source: O*NET OnLine information for Geothermal Production Managers.

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  • Oversee geothermal plant operations, maintenance, and repairs to ensure compliance with applicable standards or regulations.
  • Communicate geothermal plant conditions to employees.
  • Identify and evaluate equipment, procedural, or conditional inefficiencies involving geothermal plant systems.
  • Perform or direct the performance of preventative maintenance on geothermal plant equipment.
  • Inspect geothermal plant or injection well fields to verify proper equipment operations.
  • Select and implement corrosion control or mitigation systems for geothermal plants.
  • Develop or manage budgets for geothermal operations.
  • Develop operating plans and schedules for geothermal operations.
  • Record, review or maintain daily logs, reports, maintenance, and other records associated with geothermal operations.
  • Monitor geothermal operations, using programmable logic controllers.
  • Conduct well field site assessments.
  • Identify opportunities to improve plant electrical equipment, controls, or process control methodologies.

Source: O*NET OnLine information for Geothermal Production Managers.

  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
  • Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
  • Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others.
  • Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

Source: O*NET OnLine information for Geothermal Production Managers.

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