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Geothermal Production Managers

Also called: Operations Manager, Maintenance Manager, Operations Supervisor, Plant Manager

What they do:
Manage operations at geothermal power generation facilities. Maintain and monitor geothermal plant equipment for efficient and safe plant operations.
On the job, you would:
  • Supervise employees in geothermal power plants or well fields.
  • Oversee geothermal plant operations, maintenance, and repairs to ensure compliance with applicable standards or regulations.
  • Communicate geothermal plant conditions to employees.

Knowledge

Engineering and Technology
  • mechanical
  • product and service development
Business
  • management
  • human resources (HR)
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
  • manufacture and distribution of products
Safety and Government
  • public safety and security

Skills

Basic Skills
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
  • keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
People and Technology Systems
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one
  • figuring out how a system should work and how changes in the future will affect it

Abilities

Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • use rules to solve problems
Math
  • choose the right type of math to solve a problem
  • add, subtract, multiply, or divide

Personality

People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business.
They do well at jobs that need:
  • Integrity
  • Dependability
  • Leadership
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Attention to Detail
  • Stress Tolerance

Technology

You might use software like this on the job:

Data base user interface and query software
  • Data entry software
  • Datalogging software
Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
Electronic mail software
  • Microsoft Outlook

Education

Education: (rated 3 of 5)
some college or
certificate after high school
usually needed

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Job Outlook

Bright Outlook
New job opportunities are very likely in the future.
Salary
$89,190
per year, on average
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