Power Plant Operator

Time-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
Unknown
Industries
O*Net Code
51-8013.00
Rapids Code
0440
Req. Hours
48500
State
DC
Created
Apr 04, 2021
Updated
Apr 04, 2021

Time-Based Skills

6 skill sets | 53 total skills | 48500 total hours
Operation and Maintenance of Turbine Auxiliaries - 11000 req. hrs
Condensate pumps
1000 hrs
Circulating pumps
1000 hrs
Lube-oil
1000 hrs
Coolers
1000 hrs
Generator air coolers
1000 hrs
Air ejectors
1000 hrs
Condensers
1000 hrs
Low-pressure heaters
1000 hrs
Lube-oil filters
1000 hrs
Lube-oil purifiers (centrifuge)
1000 hrs
Auxiliary oil pumps
1000 hrs
Oiling - 15500 req. hrs
Boiler feed pumps
500 hrs
High pressure heaters
500 hrs
Low pressure heaters
500 hrs
Draft fans, open heaters
500 hrs
Closed heaters
500 hrs
Aerators
500 hrs
Miscellaneous pumps, steam and electric driven
500 hrs
Air compressors
500 hrs
Evaporators
500 hrs
Water Testing (Boiler) - 28500 req. hrs
Tests on raw water
1000 hrs
Test boiler water for hard- ness and oxygen content
1000 hrs
P and M alkalinity readings
1000 hrs
Test for phosphate content
1000 hrs
Test for sulphate content
1000 hrs
Determine carbonate-sulphate ratio
1000 hrs
Test for total chloride content
1000 hrs
Determine total solids concentration
1000 hrs
Take ph. readings
1000 hrs
Determine amount of chemical(s) needed to bring low reading up to predetermined normal
1000 hrs
When to blow boilers
1000 hrs
Mixing and standardizing/ normalizing testing solutions
1000 hrs
Circulating cooling water
1000 hrs
Turbine Operation - 36500 req. hrs
Recognize normal readings on instruments
1000 hrs
Steam pressure and vacuum gauges
1000 hrs
Oil pressures and temperatures
1000 hrs
Condenser vacuum
1000 hrs
Barometer
1000 hrs
Steam and water flow meters
1000 hrs
Prepare turbine and auxiliaries for starting and bringing up to speed
1000 hrs
Turbine room safety
1000 hrs
Switchboard Operation - 41500 req. hrs
Use and interpret readings on switchboard instruments, watt-hour meters, voltmeters, voltage regulators, power factors, frequency meters, synchroscope
1000 hrs
Use of remote-control switches, hand-operated disconnects, oil circuit breakers
1000 hrs
Substation layout and switching
1000 hrs
Synchronize incoming turbine
1000 hrs
Safety in switchboard room
1000 hrs
Operate in Boiler Room - 48500 req. hrs
Use and interpret boiler room instruments, draft gauges, pressure gauges, CO2 indicators, recorders
1000 hrs
Proper combustion
1000 hrs
Use of super-heaters
1000 hrs
Induced and forced draft fans
1000 hrs
Boiler feed pumps
1000 hrs
Feed water regulators
1000 hrs
Safety in boiler room
1000 hrs