Power Distributors and Dispatchers

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

Coordinate, regulate, or distribute electricity or steam.

Key Competencies * Dependability * Attention to Detail * Stress Tolerance * Self Control * Integrity * Persistence * Achievement/Effort * Analytical Thinking * Adaptability/Flexibility * Initiative

Representative Tasks * Control, monitor, or operate equipment that regulates or distributes electricity or steam, using data obtained from instruments or computers. * Prepare switching orders that will isolate work areas without causing power outages, referring to drawings of power systems. * Respond to emergencies, such as transformer or transmission line failures, and route current around affected areas.


Utilities, Government,

Job Family Production

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