Career Profiles and Employment Projections
Plant and System Operators (all other): Jobs, Career, Salary and Education Information
Plant and System Operators (all other)
Top 3 Plant Operator Jobs
Vice President of Sales
- Manhattan Resources
- United States
Their equipment is making a difference to plant operations worldwide in such applications as: reducing solids to keep pumps and system running
- Morton Salt
- Hutchinson, KS
Facilitates RCA's for significant equipment failures and assists in the implementation of corrective actions.
• Drafts failure modes and effect
Machine Maintenance Technician
- Fremont, CA
Dismantles, adjusts, repairs and assembles equipment according to layout plans, blueprints, operating and repair manuals.
• Uses test and
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What Plant and system operators Do
All plant and system operators not listed separately.
Plant and system operator Salaries
- 2014 employment: 11,900
- May 2015 median annual wage: $55,540
Job Outlook for Plant and system operators
Projected employment change, 2014–24:
- Number of new jobs: -400
- Growth rate: -3 percent (Decline)
How to Become a Plant or system operator
Education and training:
- Typical entry-level education: High school diploma or equivalent
- Work experience in a related occupation: None
- Typical on-the-job training: Long-term on-the-job training
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*Some content used by permission of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor.