Geothermal Technicians

Geothermal Technicians

Perform technical activities at power plants or individual installations necessary for the generation of power from geothermal energy sources. Monitor and control operating activities at geothermal power generation facilities and perform maintenance and repairs as necessary. Install, test, and maintain residential and commercial geothermal heat pumps.

Key Competencies * Dependability * Integrity * Cooperation * Initiative * Independence * Attention to Detail * Self Control * Stress Tolerance * Adaptability/Flexibility * Analytical Thinking

Representative Tasks * Monitor and adjust operations of geothermal power plant equipment or systems. * Identify and correct malfunctions of geothermal plant equipment, electrical systems, instrumentation, or controls. * Adjust power production systems to meet load and distribution demands.


Manufacturing, Professional Scientific & Technical Services, Construction, Government,

Job Family Installation, Maintenance, and Repair

Sample Job Titles Control Operator, Control Room Operator (CRO), Corrosion Technician, Design Technician, Distribution Field Technician, Field Distribution Technician, Geothermal Field Technician, Geothermal HVAC Technician (Geothermal Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning Technician), Geothermal Installer, Geothermal System Installer, Geothermal Technician, Ground Source Heat Pump Technician (GSHP Technician), Instrument and Controls Technician (I & C Technician), Instrumentation and Electrical Technician (I & E Technician), Instrumentation, Control, and Electrical Technician (I C & E Technician), Maintenance Mechanic, Maintenance Technician, Mechanic, Mechanical Technician, Operations and Maintenance Technician, Operations Technician, Operator, Operator Technician, Plant Control Operator, Plant Mechanic, Plant Operator, Plant Technician, PPO (Power Plant Operator), Pump Technician, Switchgear Operator.