Geothermal Technicians

Code: 49-9099.01

Description : Perform technical activities at power plants or individual installations necessary for the generation of power from geothermal energy sources. Monitor and control operating activities at geothermal power generation facilities and perform maintenance and repairs as necessary. Install, test, and maintain residential and commercial geothermal heat pumps.

JobTitles : Maintenance Technician; Control Room Operator (CRO); Control Operator; Instrumentation, Control, and Electrical Technician (I C & E Technician); Mechanical Technician; Operations Technician; Operator Technician; Instrument and Controls Technician (I & C Technician); Instrumentation and Electrical Technician (I & E Technician); Maintenance Mechanic

  • Identify and correct malfunctions of geothermal plant equipment, electrical systems, instrumentation, or controls.
  • Monitor and adjust operations of geothermal power plant equipment or systems.
  • Adjust power production systems to meet load and distribution demands.
  • Collect and record data associated with operating geothermal power plants or well fields.
  • Prepare and maintain logs, reports, or other documentation of work performed.
  • Install and maintain geothermal plant electrical protection equipment.
  • Maintain electrical switchgear, process controls, transmitters, gauges, and control equipment in accordance with geothermal plant procedures.
  • Maintain, calibrate, or repair plant instrumentation, control, and electronic devices in geothermal plants.
  • Determine whether emergency or auxiliary systems will be needed to keep properties heated or cooled in extreme weather conditions.
  • Test water sources for factors such as flow volume and contaminant presence.