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Control Room Operator

Posted about 1 month ago


As a Power Plant Control Room Operator, your knowledgeable actions will ensure that reliable power is being provided to the ISO-NE regional power grid. You will operate and maintain a utility-scale natural gas power plant as a CRO or CRO in-training. The components of your essential skillset will “keep the lights on” whenever the power plant is dispatched. 


  • Control power-generating equipment, such as boilers, turbines, and generators 

  • Read charts, meters, and gauges to monitor voltage and electricity flows 
  • Direct outside operators as needed
  • Check equipment and indicators to detect evidence of operating problems 

  • Adjust controls to regulate the flow of power 

  • Start or stop generators, turbines, and other equipment as necessary 

  • Perform maintenance tasks as required 

Preferred Background 

  • 5+ yeas experience within the field of Power Generation 

  • Prior experience as a Control Room Operator

  • Marine Engineering degree, or Military / Navy Power Generation training – a big plus 

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