Monitor and control activities associated with hydropower generation. Operate plant equipment, such as turbines, pumps, valves, gates, fans, electric control boards, and battery banks. Monitor equipment operation and performance and make necessary adjustments to ensure optimal performance. Perform equipment maintenance and repair as necessary.
Median Annual Wage: $55,230
Projected Growth: Little or no change (-2% to 2%)
Source: O*NET OnLine information for Hydroelectric Plant Technicians.