Utility Operator

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SALARY RANGE:
$30,000 – $100,000/YEAR

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
COMMUNITY COLLEGE OR FOUR-YEAR DEGREE

SKILLS NEEDED:
COMPUTER EXPERIENCE, MEASUREMENT + ANALYZATION

SECTORS HIRING:
ELECTRIC POWER + NATURAL GAS UTILITIES

The source of power in the industrial and energy sectors. A career for those who enjoy meeting needs in their communities.

Interested in training? See available training courses in Mississippi for this career below. You can also check out available openings below.

Average Yearly
Salary Comparison

Bank Tellers - $24,1400%
Pharmacy Tech - $27,3400%
FireFighters - $30,7000%
Computer Support - $40,8600%
Utility Operators - $45,0000%
Dental Hygienists - $50,2400%
Financial Assistance is Available

Electric power and natural gas utilities offer a range of employment opportunities. In today’s highly automated and technical industrial world, skilled professionals are needed to construct and maintain energy delivery systems out in the field and monitor and operate the systems at power generating and dispatch centers. Because energy is demanded constantly in an instant, strong customer service is a key part of this industry.

Utility companies employ the following:  skilled technicians that can erect electric power infrastructure or lay natural gas delivery systems, service technicians that respond to customer problems and measure energy use, operators that monitor and control energy flow and output in central management facilities through automated systems, business professionals to maintain the multitudes of customer accounts, and IT professionals that manage the immense amount of data throughout the system.

Think about it: energy is really the lifeblood of our economy and way of life. Can you imagine life without electric power or natural gas for even a week?  Everyone daily depends on the job done by the range of people working at utility companies.

Utility company positions are sought after, offering above average pay opportunities, so competition is high for these positions. If you’re interested in investigating a career in the utility industry, you should consider which positions fit your aptitude and interests. To find a training program near you, click here.

Available Training Programs

Selected Openings from Mississippi Works

Recent Openings for Power Plant Operators in Mississippi Works

CNC Operator (#204885)
Feuer Powertrain North America, Inc (Robinsonville, MS)
February 28, 2017
CNC operator will program, set up, and operate CNC processing machines for the manufacture of finished crankshaft accessories, such as counterweight ... more

Electric power and natural gas utilities offer a range of employment opportunities. In today’s highly automated and technical industrial world, skilled professionals are needed to construct and maintain energy delivery systems out in the field and monitor and operate the systems at power generating and dispatch centers. Because energy is demanded constantly in an instant, strong customer service is a key part of this industry.

Utility companies employ the following:  skilled technicians that can erect electric power infrastructure or lay natural gas delivery systems, service technicians that respond to customer problems and measure energy use, operators that monitor and control energy flow and output in central management facilities through automated systems, business professionals to maintain the multitudes of customer accounts, and IT professionals that manage the immense amount of data throughout the system.

Think about it: energy is really the lifeblood of our economy and way of life. Can you imagine life without electric power or natural gas for even a week?  Everyone daily depends on the job done by the range of people working at utility companies.

Utility company positions are sought after, offering above average pay opportunities, so competition is high for these positions. If you’re interested in investigating a career in the utility industry, you should consider which positions fit your aptitude and interests. To find a training program near you, click here.