Skill Level 2 Operates and maintains electrical power plants. Performs mechanical, electrical, and instrumentation functions necessary to install and prepare power station equipment for initial startup. Analyzes plant equipment and system operating characteristics to determine operational condition. Repairs or overhauls generating equipment and associated systems components.

Skill Level 3 Supervises the installation, operation, or maintenance of prime power plants and associated systems and equipment. Directs preparation of power plant equipment for movement, storage, and installation. Serves as technical inspector to determine faulty operation/maintenance practices. Determines and isolates complex malfunctions, utilizing diagnostic tests, and troubleshooting techniques. Determines repair/overhaul required, cost effectiveness, and method of accomplishment for power plant equipment and associated systems.

Skill Level 4 Supervises the installation, operation, unit, and direct support maintenance of electrical power plants. Coordinates, plans, and schedules team activities. Plans for the use, movement, and siting of electrical power plants. Estimates manpower, equipment, and material necessary to accomplish installation of power station and construction of associated systems. Advises subordinate personnel on prime power equipment use, siting, operation, and maintenance.