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Oregon Apprenticeship Guide - Turbine Operator
Job Description
Turbine operators control steam-driven turbo generators in electric or nuclear power generating stations. They also start turbines and boiler auxiliary units. The operators adjust throttle and vacuum-breaker valves to regulate turbine speeds. They monitor panel boards to control turbine operations and may stop turbines when malfunctions occur. Workers record instrument readings at specified intervals and may perform minor maintenance of equipment.
Working Conditions
Work is typically performed indoors in an industrial setting.
Minimum Qualifications
These programs are only open to employees of the training agent registered with the local apprenticeship committee.
Apprenticeship Committees  

MA# 7004


Central Oregon TATC

Phone: 541-279-1543

Area 7

Portland State Office Building: 800 NE Oregon St., Suite 1045 - Portland, OR 97232
Portland: (971) 673-0760 Bend: (541) 322-2435 Medford: (541) 776-6201 Salem: (503) 378-2313 Eugene: (541) 686-7623