Power Plant Operations

Power plant operators have the very important job of making sure customers have enough electricity to meet their daily needs.

COMMUNICATIONS


Responsible for the delivery of information through print, television, radio and the internet.
Communications Specialist

$52K - $94K
Bachelors Degree; Associates Degree & experience; or High School & experience
Multi Media Producer

$58K - $74K
Bachelors Degree & experience; or Associates Degree & experience
Web Developer / Designer

$66K - $83K
Bachelors Degree; Associates Degree & experience; or High School & experience

CUSTOMER SERVICE & DELIVERY


The human connection between the electric utility and the customer we serve.
Customer Contact Specialist

$35K - $59K*
Associates Degree; or High School & experience
Economic Development Consult.

$84K - $125K*
Bachelors Degree & experience; Associates Degree & expereince; or High School & experience
Account Manager

$97K - $125K*
Bachelors Degree & experience; Associates Degree & experience; or High School & experience

HUMAN RESOURCES


Handles hiring, wages, benefits, payroll and training.
HR Business Partner

$58K - $94K*
Bachelors Degree; Associates Degree & experience; or High School & experience
Compensation Specialist

$66K - $94K*
Bachelors Degree & experience
Training Specialist

$74K - $125K*
Bachelors Degree & experience; Associates Degree & experience; or High School & experience

NUCLEAR POSITIONS


Operating our nuclear power plant requires a variety of specialized skills.
Armed Security Officer

$42K - $52K*
High School and must be at least 21 years of age and no criminal background
Chemistry Technician

$58K - $94K*
Bachelors Degree; Associates Degree & experience; or High School & experience
Radiological Protection Tech.

$58K - $94K*
Bachelors Degree; Associates Degree; or High School & experience

POWER PLANT OPERATIONS


Run our power plants, making sure customers have enough electricity to meet their daily needs.
Station Operator

$66K - $83K*
Associates Degree; or High School & experience
Unit Operator

$74K - $94K*
Associates Degree; or High School & experience
Non-Licensed Nuclear Plant Oper.

$74K - $94K*
High School and Nuclear Navy experience preferred; or Associates Degree in a Technical field

SUPPLY CHAIN / MATERIALS MANAGEMENT


Purchase materials, equipment and services, control construction and repair inventory, and issue supplies.
Material Controller

$47K - $59K*
High School & experience
Inventory Control Specialist

$66K - $83K*
Bachelors Degree & experience; Associates Degree & experience; or High School & experience
Procurement Specialist

$66K - $94K*
Bachelors Degree; Associates Degree & experience; or High School & experience

SUPPORT STAFF


A wide variety of skilled positions are required to support the daily business needs of NPPD.
Administrative Assistant

$45K - $52K*
Associates Degree & experience; Certificate & experience; or High School & experience
Graphic Artist

$42K - $52K*
Post High School Graphic Arts Education & experience; or High School & experience
Accountant

$42K - $66K*
Bachelors Degree & experience; Associates Degree; or High School & experience

TECHNICIANS


Perform a variety of maintenance and repair activities in any of the specialized areas listed.
Electrical / HVAC / Instrument & Control / Mechanical / Substation / Wind Energy

$58K - $94K*
Associates Degree; Vocational Degree; High School & experience; or equivalent Military Training

In this career, you will

  • Run our power plants.
  • Operate and control the equipment that generates electricity.
  • Use special tools to test and monitor generation equipment.
  • Check generation equipment and perform repairs when necessary.
  • Communicate technical information to many departments and other utilities.

Traits needed

  • Be curious about how things work. Solve problems.
  • Concentrate on doing one thing for a long period of time without being distracted.
  • Be able to be on your feet for long periods of time.
  • Work in noisy environments while wearing hearing protection.
  • Be able to make quick decisions.

Education Requirements

Station Operator
High School & experience

Unit Operator
High School & experience

Annual Salary

Station Operator
$66K - $83K

Unit Operator
$74K - $94K

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