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Geothermal Production Managers

Manage operations at geothermal power generation facilities. Maintain and monitor geothermal plant equipment for efficient and safe plant operations.   (O'Net 11-3051.02)

 
Reported job titles:   Decommissioning Well Site Manager, Geothermal Operations Engineer, Geothermal Operations Manager, Geothermal Plant Manager, Geothermal Production Manager, Maintenance Manager   (view all job titles)
 
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    Wages
    for Industrial Production Managers which includes:
                          - Quality Control Systems Managers
                          - Geothermal Production Managers
                          - Biofuels Production Managers
                          - Biomass Power Plant Managers
                          - Methane/Landfill Gas Collection System Operators
                          - Hydroelectric Production Managers
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     Location Pay
    Period
    2016
    Percentile Wages Average
    Wage
    10% 25% 50%
    Median
    75% 90%
     Vermont Hourly $ 28.57   $ 36.47   $ 49.81   $ 62.36   $ 86.01   $ 53.11  
    Yearly $59,420   $75,860   $103,600   $129,700   $178,900   $110,470  
     
     Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA Hourly $ 35.29   $ 48.82   $ 57.83   $ 76.31   $ 92.84   $ 61.98  
    Yearly $73,400   $101,550   $120,290   $158,720   $193,100   $128,920  
     
     Southern Vermont Balance of State Hourly $ 26.86   $ 31.70   $ 41.49   $ 53.98   $ 70.31   $ 45.89  
    Yearly $55,880   $65,940   $86,290   $112,290   $146,240   $95,460  
     
     Northern Vermont Balance of State Hourly $ 23.04   $ 29.95   $ 39.43   $ 48.91   $ 62.66   $ 42.24  
    Yearly $47,920   $62,300   $82,020   $101,720   $130,330   $87,860  
     
    What are Percentile Wages?
    source: Occupational Employment Statistics, Vermont Labor Market Information, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, released April 2017.
     


    Employment Trends
    for Industrial Production Managers which includes:
                                  - Quality Control Systems Managers
                                  - Geothermal Production Managers
                                  - Biofuels Production Managers
                                  - Biomass Power Plant Managers
                                  - Methane/Landfill Gas Collection System Operators
                                  - Hydroelectric Production Managers
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    Location Employment Annual % change
    (compounded)
    Annual job openings
    (due to growth and
    net replacements)
    2014 2024
    Vermont 373 369 -0.1% 11
    source: Employment Projections, Vermont Economic & Labor Market Information, in cooperation with U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, statewide estimates released July 2016.
     


    Industries of Employment
    for Industrial Production Managers which includes:
                                - Quality Control Systems Managers
                                - Geothermal Production Managers
                                - Biofuels Production Managers
                                - Biomass Power Plant Managers
                                - Methane/Landfill Gas Collection System Operators
                                - Hydroelectric Production Managers
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    Industry Percent of Total
    2014
    Fabricated metal product manufacturing 10.7%
    Transportation equipment manufacturing 10.1%
    Chemical manufacturing 7.7%
    Machinery manufacturing 7.7%
    Food manufacturing 6.9%
    source: Employment Projections, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Employment Matrix, released July 2016.
     


    Tasks
    for Geothermal Production Managers
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  • Supervise employees in geothermal power plants or well fields.
     
  • Oversee geothermal plant operations, maintenance, and repairs to ensure compliance with applicable standards or regulations.
     
  • Communicate geothermal plant conditions to employees.
     
  • Identify and evaluate equipment, procedural, or conditional inefficiencies involving geothermal plant systems.
     
  • Perform or direct the performance of preventative maintenance on geothermal plant equipment.
     
  • Inspect geothermal plant or injection well fields to verify proper equipment operations.
     
  • Develop or manage budgets for geothermal operations.
     
  • Select and implement corrosion control or mitigation systems for geothermal plants.
     
  • Develop operating plans and schedules for geothermal operations.
     
  • Record, review or maintain daily logs, reports, maintenance, and other records associated with geothermal operations.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Geothermal Production Managers  updated July 2011
     


    Knowledge
    for Geothermal Production Managers
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  • Administration and Management - Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
     
  • Design - Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
     
  • Education and Training - Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
     
  • Engineering and Technology - Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
     
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
     
  • Mathematics - Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
     
  • Mechanical - Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
     
  • Personnel and Human Resources - Knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labor relations and negotiation, and personnel information systems.
     
  • Physics - Knowledge and prediction of physical principles, laws, their interrelationships, and applications to understanding fluid, material, and atmospheric dynamics, and mechanical, electrical, atomic and sub- atomic structures and processes.
     
  • Production and Processing - Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Geothermal Production Managers  updated July 2011
     


    Skills
    for Geothermal Production Managers
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  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
     
  • Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
     
  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
     
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
     
  • Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
     
  • Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
     
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
     
  • Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
     
  • Management of Personnel Resources - Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
     
  • Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Geothermal Production Managers  updated July 2011
     


    Abilities
    for Geothermal Production Managers
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  • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
     
  • Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
     
  • Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
     
  • Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
     
  • Inductive Reasoning - The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
     
  • Speech Recognition - The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
     
  • Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
     
  • Written Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
     
  • Information Ordering - The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
     
  • Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Geothermal Production Managers  updated July 2011
     


    Work Activities
    for Geothermal Production Managers
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  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates - Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
     
  • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work - Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
     
  • Getting Information - Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
     
  • Interacting With Computers - Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.
     
  • Scheduling Work and Activities - Scheduling events, programs, and activities, as well as the work of others.
     
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems - Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
     
  • Developing and Building Teams - Encouraging and building mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.
     
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events - Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.
     
  • Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings - Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.
     
  • Coordinating the Work and Activities of Others - Getting members of a group to work together to accomplish tasks.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Geothermal Production Managers  updated July 2011
     


    Interests
    for Geothermal Production Managers
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  • Enterprising - Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.
     
  • Conventional - Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Geothermal Production Managers  updated July 2013
     


    Work Styles
    for Geothermal Production Managers
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  • Integrity - Job requires being honest and ethical.
     
  • Dependability - Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
     
  • Leadership - Job requires a willingness to lead, take charge, and offer opinions and direction.
     
  • Analytical Thinking - Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems.
     
  • Attention to Detail - Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
     
  • Stress Tolerance - Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations.
     
  • Innovation - Job requires creativity and alternative thinking to develop new ideas for and answers to work-related problems.
     
  • Cooperation - Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
     
  • Initiative - Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
     
  • Achievement/Effort - Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Geothermal Production Managers  updated July 2011
     


    State of Vermont License Information
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    No state licenses listed for this occupation.
     


    Education and Training Requirements
    for Geothermal Production Managers
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  • Job Zone Three: Medium Preparation Needed
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  • Education: Most occupations in this zone require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree.
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  • Training: Employees in these occupations usually need one or two years of training involving both on-the-job experience and informal training with experienced workers. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.
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  • Experience: Previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is required for these occupations. For example, an electrician must have completed three or four years of apprenticeship or several years of vocational training, and often must have passed a licensing exam, in order to perform the job.
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    source: Occupational Information Network: Geothermal Production Managers  updated July 2011
     


    Schools
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      Related Instructional Programs
     
    • Engineering/Industrial Management.
     
    • Industrial Engineering.
     
    • Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management.
     
    • Operations Management and Supervision.
     
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    source: National Center for Education Statistics 2000 Classification of Instructional Programs .
     


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