Operate stationary steam engine


Operate engines which are fixed in place and use power generated by steam to drive equipment, ensuring that the equipment is safe, and monitoring the equipment to identify faults and risks.

Alternative labels

operating stationary steam engine
stationary steam engine operating
tend stationary steam engine
tending stationary steam engine
stationary steam engine tending

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Operate stationary steam engine is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Optional skill

Operate stationary steam engine is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Steam plant operator: Steam plant operators operate and maintain mechanical equipment such as stationary engines and boilers to provide utilities for domestic or industrial use. They monitor proceedings to ensure compliance with safety regulations, and perform tests to ensure quality.
Steam turbine operator: Steam turbine operators operate and maintain machinery which generates power. They ensure the safety of the operations and monitor operations to detect problems, and react to emergency situations.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022