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Division of TECH: Power Plant Program: Career Research

Research and Resource Connections for the Power Plant Technology Program

How To Use This Page

On the left side of the page, you will find job categories and the matching SOC code for each job category that falls under the program.  Use the SOC codes to then locate specific information about that job category on the "Wage Data" and "Labor Data" pages located in the drop down menu of this tab.  On the right side of the page are links to primary research sites to get more specific job category information using the SOC codes provided.  Then compare this information to the information on the "FHTC Career Placement" page in the drop down menu which illustrates labor and wage results of FHTC Graduates from the program. 

Job Titles and Associated SOC Code

General Operations Management  11-1021.00 
Nuclear Technicians 19-4051.00
Control Valve Installers and Repairers 49-9012.00
First Line Supervisor- Production and Operating 51-1011.00
Power Plant Operator 51-8013.00
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators 51-8021.00
Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant 51-8031.00
Gas Plant Operators 51-8092.00
Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, Gauges 51-8093.00
Hydroelectric Plant Technicians 51-8099.04
Chemical Equipment Operators 51-9011.00
Wind Turbine Techs (with IET) 49-9081.00
Wind Energy Operations (2+2) (with IET) 11-9199.09
Pipe Fitters (with WLD) 47-2152.01
Occupational Health and Safety 29-9012.00

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