Occupation Profile – Power Generation Plant Operator – (ANZSCO 399213) – Skilled / Employer-Sponsored Migration

Occupation TitlePOWER GENERATION PLANT OPERATOR
ANZSCO Code399213
Occupations in this Group399211 Chemical Plant Operator
399212 Gas or Petroleum Operator
399213 Power Generation Plant Operator
DescriptionOperates boilers, turbogenerators and associated plant to generate electrical power. Registration or licensing is required.
Skill Level3
SpecialisationHydro-electric Station Operator
Power Generation Turbine Room Operator
Occupation ListShort-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL)
Combined list of eligible skilled occupations for subclasses 457 and 186
Tasks-controlling equipment performing continuous and batch processes to process chemicals and natural gas, manufacture refined petroleum products, and blend petroleum base stocks to produce commercial fuels, lubricating oils and asphalt
-controlling the preparation, measuring and feeding of raw material and processing agents such as catalysts and filtering media into plant
-patrolling and inspecting equipment to ensure proper operation and setting operating controls on equipment
-analysing samples and readings and recording test data
-controlling records of production, quantities transferred and details of blending and pumping operations
-checking equipment for malfunctions and arranging maintenance
-operating power generation plant controls to produce required load
-monitoring operation of power generation plant and interpreting instrument readings
-authorising procedures to isolate high-voltage and low-voltage electrical apparatus and plant
-writing reports and maintaining records on equipment performance, instrument readings and switching operations
-carrying out routine operating tests
Skills Assessment AuthorityTrades Recognition Australia
Related Occupations399211 Chemical Plant Operator
399212 Gas or Petroleum Operator
State Sponsorship OptionsSkilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) Sponsorship
Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489) Sponsorship
English RequirementsCompetent English (e.g. IELTS: at least 6 in each skill)