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Stationary Engineers and Power Station and System Operators

In this group of occupations, employees oversee and operate large engines and other equipment to provide heat, light, power and other utilities like refrigeration for commercial, industrial and institutional buildings and in large complexes, usually in industrial settings and other work sites. They are employed in industrial and manufacturing plants, hospitals, universities, governments, utilities, hotels and other commercial establishments.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma.
  • Completion of an apprenticeship.

Future Prospects:

These occupations are affected by resource developments and are expected to peak in 2016. Employment prospects for these occupations over the long term are good.

Job Prospects