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Hydroelectric Production Managers - 11-3051.06

O*NET-SOC Description

Manage operations at hydroelectric power generation facilities. Maintain and monitor hydroelectric plant equipment for efficient and safe plant operations.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Hydroelectric Station Supervisor (Hydro Station Supervisor)
  • Plant Manager
  • Power Plant Superintendent
  • Power Plant Supervisor
  • Power Project Manager

SOC Occupation Groups

11-0000 Management Occupations
11-3000 Operations Specialties Managers
11-3050 Industrial Production Managers
11-3051.00 Industrial Production Managers
11-3051.06 Hydroelectric Production Managers

Related Occupations


  • Check hydroelectric operations for compliance with prescribed operating limits, such as loads, voltages, temperatures, lines, or equipment.
  • Create or enforce hydrostation voltage schedules.
  • Develop or implement policy evaluation procedures for hydroelectric generation activities.
  • Develop or implement projects to improve efficiency, economy, or effectiveness of hydroelectric plant operations.
  • Develop or review budgets, annual plans, power contracts, power rates, standing operating procedures, power reviews, or engineering studies.
  • Direct operations, maintenance, or repair of hydroelectric power facilities.
  • Identify and communicate power system emergencies.
  • Inspect hydroelectric facilities, including switchyards, control houses, or relay houses, for normal operation or adherence to safety standards.
  • Maintain records of hydroelectric facility operations, maintenance, or repairs.
  • Monitor or inspect hydroelectric equipment, such as hydro-turbines, generators, or control systems.
  • Negotiate power generation contracts with other public or private utilities.
  • Operate energized high- or low-voltage hydroelectric power transmission system substations, according to procedures and safety requirements.
  • Perform or direct preventive or corrective containment or cleanup to protect the environment.
  • Plan or coordinate hydroelectric production operations to meet customer requirements.
  • Plan or manage hydroelectric plant upgrades.
  • Provide technical direction in the erection or commissioning of hydroelectric equipment or supporting electrical or mechanical systems.
  • Respond to problems related to ratepayers, water users, power users, government agencies, educational institutions, or other private or public power resource interests.
  • Supervise hydropower plant equipment installations, upgrades, or maintenance.
  • Supervise or monitor hydroelectric facility operations to ensure that generation or mechanical equipment conform to applicable regulations or standards.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Advise others on green energy or related technologies.
  • Communicate green energy production information.
  • Develop operating strategies, plans, or procedures for green or sustainable operations.
  • Develop procedures to evaluate organizational activities.
  • Develop sustainable organizational policies or practices.
  • Direct green energy production operations.
  • Direct maintenance and repair activities in green energy production facilities.
  • Evaluate green operations or programs for compliance with standards or regulations.
  • Implement organizational process or policy changes.
  • Inspect operations of green energy facilities.
  • Maintain operational records for green energy processes or other environmentally-sustainable activities.
  • Manage environmental sustainability projects.
  • Negotiate contracts for environmental remediation, green energy, or renewable resources.
  • Operate green energy production equipment.
  • Prepare operational budgets for green energy or other green operations.
  • Resolve customer complaints or problems.
  • Schedule activities or facility use.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • Prime Power Production Specialist (Army - Enlisted)
  • Propulsion Plant Mechanical Manager (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Propulsion Plant Mechanical Supervisor (Navy - Enlisted)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

No information available.

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Hydroelectric-Station Operator, Chief