Substation Operator

Time-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
Unknown
Industries
O*Net Code
51-8012.00
Rapids Code
0533
Req. Hours
50010
State
DC
Created
Apr 29, 2021
Updated
Apr 29, 2021

Time-Based Skills

14 skill sets | 87 total skills | 50010 total hours
Orientation - 480 req. hrs
Service, regional, local, and section organization
120 hrs
Training requirements
120 hrs
Routine operational procedures
120 hrs
Fire prevention and protection equipment
120 hrs
Familiarization - 2240 req. hrs
Powerplants
160 hrs
Pumping plants
160 hrs
Dams
160 hrs
Switch yards
160 hrs
Intakes
160 hrs
Fish facilities
160 hrs
Water control facilities
160 hrs
Computer systems
160 hrs
SOPs, EPPs, and special orders
160 hrs
Single line drawings
160 hrs
Safe clearance procedures
160 hrs
Theory-Print Reading-Computer Logics - 7040 req. hrs
AC/DC theory
800 hrs
Motor/generator theory
800 hrs
Protective relaying theory
800 hrs
Single line and schematic diagrams
800 hrs
Computer logics
800 hrs
Math/computation of power, KVA, water, etc.
800 hrs
Station Service Auxiliaries - 11040 req. hrs
Air compressors and associated piping
500 hrs
Plant water and sewage facilities
500 hrs
Batteries and DC distribution
500 hrs
AC distribution
500 hrs
Oil storage, transfer, pumps and piping
500 hrs
Cooling water pumps and piping
500 hrs
Fire protection - pumps and piping - CO2 systems
500 hrs
Equipment lubrication and cleaning
500 hrs
Water Control Facilities - 12540 req. hrs
Butterfly valves
250 hrs
Fixed wheel gates, coaster gates, leaf gates
250 hrs
Hollow jet, jet flow, tube valves
250 hrs
Drum gates, radial gates, regulating gates
250 hrs
Stop logs
250 hrs
Siphon breakers
250 hrs
Generators/Motors - 23540 req. hrs
Windings
1000 hrs
Bearings
1000 hrs
Turbines
1000 hrs
Governors
1000 hrs
Voltage regulation equipment
1000 hrs
Lubrication systems, braking, jacking
1000 hrs
Cooling systems
1000 hrs
Fire protection systems
1000 hrs
Annunciator systems
1000 hrs
Protective relays
1000 hrs
Normal operating parameters, corrective actions, abnormal situations
1000 hrs
Transformers - 24790 req. hrs
Types (potential, current, power)
250 hrs
Oil systems and associated piping
250 hrs
Cooling systems and piping
250 hrs
Gas systems
250 hrs
Limitations and protective devices
250 hrs
Circuit Breakers and Disconnects - 25790 req. hrs
Oil breakers
200 hrs
Air breakers
200 hrs
Gas breakers
200 hrs
Protective relaying
200 hrs
Types of disconnects
200 hrs
Switch Yards - 26990 req. hrs
Switchyard configurations
200 hrs
AC distribution systems
200 hrs
DC distribution systems
200 hrs
Water systems
200 hrs
Oil systems
200 hrs
Fire protection systems
200 hrs
Transmission Lines - 27290 req. hrs
Characteristics
100 hrs
Limitations
100 hrs
Protective relaying
100 hrs
Computer Systems - 31290 req. hrs
System monitoring capabilities
1000 hrs
System control capabilities
1000 hrs
System analysis capabilities
1000 hrs
CRT control functions
1000 hrs
Plant Operations (Local Manual, Supervisory, Computer) - 44290 req. hrs
Unit starting/stopping/condensing
1300 hrs
Station service auxiliaries
1300 hrs
Water control facilities
1300 hrs
Transformers and auxiliaries
1300 hrs
Circuit breakers and disconnects
1300 hrs
Transmission switching
1300 hrs
Computer operation
1300 hrs
Clearances, special conditions, general switching
1300 hrs
Inspections
1300 hrs
Fish facilities
1300 hrs
Operational Analysis - 49210 req. hrs
Corrective actions for abnormal plant conditions
820 hrs
Protective relaying
820 hrs
Safe clearance procedure
820 hrs
Switchman certification
820 hrs
Log keeping, trouble reporting, monthly reports, load surveys
820 hrs
Chain of command for decision making
820 hrs
Safety - 50010 req. hrs
Safety and accident prevention
400 hrs
First aid and CPR
400 hrs