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NOC 9241 – Power engineers and power systems operators

NOC 9241 – Power engineers and power systems operators

December 27, 2019

The National Occupational Classification (NOC) code 9241 is for Power engineers and power systems operators

NOC skill type/level: Skill Level B

Employment requirements

  • Completion of secondary school is usually required.
  • Power engineers require a college training program in power engineering and several years of work experience.
  • Power engineers require a provincial or territorial power engineering certificate according to class.
  • Stationary engineer trade certification according to class is compulsory in Nova Scotia and Quebec and available, but voluntary in New Brunswick.
  • Power systems operators require completion of a three- to five-year power system operator apprenticeship program or over three years of work experience in the trade and some college or industry courses in electrical and electronic technology.
  • Trade certification is available, but voluntary for power systems operators in Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • Control room operators at nuclear power plants require licensing from the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission.

List of Job Titles for NOC 9241 – Power engineers and power systems operators

  • Air compressor operator
  • Air conditioning system operator
  • Apprentice power dispatcher
  • Apprentice power dispatcher – electrical power systems
  • Apprentice power engineer
  • Apprentice stationary engineer
  • Area dispatch chief operator
  • Area dispatch chief operator – electrical power systems
  • Area load centre dispatcher
  • Automated substation operator – electrical power systems
  • Auxiliary equipment operator
  • Auxiliary plant operator
  • Biomass plant technician
  • Boiler operator
  • Boilerhouse operator
  • Building systems operator
  • Building systems technician
  • Central control room operator – electrical power systems
  • Central-office power control room operator – electrical power systems
  • Control room operator – electrical power systems
  • Control room operator trainee – electrical power systems
  • Conversion substation operator – electrical power systems
  • Cooling system operator
  • Diesel generating station operator – electrical power systems
  • Diesel plant operator – electrical power systems
  • Diesel station operator
  • Distribution control operator
  • Distribution control operator – electrical power systems
  • Distribution system dispatcher apprentice – electrical power systems
  • Distribution system operator
  • Electrical power systems operator
  • Electrical station operator
  • Electrical station operator – electrical power systems
  • Electrical station power distribution inspector
  • Energy from waste plant operator
  • Energy recovery incinerator plant operator
  • Feeder switchboard apprentice operator – electrical power systems
  • Feeder switchboard operator – electrical power systems
  • Fifth-class stationary engineer
  • First-class power engineer
  • First-class stationary engineer
  • Fourth-class power engineer
  • Fourth-class stationary engineer
  • Furnace boiler operator
  • Generating station main operator
  • Generating station operator
  • Generating station operator – electrical power systems
  • Generating station switchboard operator
  • Generation substation operator – electrical power systems
  • Heating and ventilation equipment tender
  • Heating stationary engineer
  • Heavy water steam plant operator
  • Hospital stationary engineer
  • Humidifying systems operator
  • Hydro-electric generating station operator
  • Hydro-electric power plant operator
  • Load dispatcher – electrical power systems
  • Mobile generator operator
  • Nuclear generating station field operator
  • Nuclear generating station operator
  • Nuclear generating station operator – electrical power systems
  • Nuclear reactor control room operator – electrical power systems
  • Nuclear reactor operator
  • Nuclear station control room operator
  • Operating engineer – power plant
  • Plant maintenance stationary engineer
  • Power control room operator – electrical power systems
  • Power dispatcher
  • Power dispatcher – electrical power systems
  • Power dispatcher – generating station
  • Power engineer
  • Power engineer apprentice
  • Power plant operator
  • Power plant operator – electrical power systems
  • Power plant stationary engineer
  • Power reactor operator – electrical power systems
  • Power station operator – electrical power systems
  • Power substation operator
  • Power switchboard operator – electrical power systems
  • Power switchboard operator apprentice – electrical power systems
  • Power system operator
  • Power system operator – offshore drilling
  • Powerhouse operator
  • Rectifier operator – electrical power systems
  • Refrigeration plant operator
  • Second-class power engineer
  • Second-class stationary engineer
  • Station operator – electrical power systems
  • Stationary diesel engine operator
  • Stationary engineer
  • Stationary engineer “A” and refrigeration plant operator
  • Stationary engineer “B” and refrigeration plant operator
  • Stationary engineer apprentice
  • Stationary operating engineer
  • Stationary power engineer
  • Steam operator
  • Steam plant operator
  • Steam power plant stationary engineer
  • Steam turbine operator – electrical power systems
  • Substation inspector – electrical power systems
  • Substation operator
  • Substation operator – electrical power systems
  • System control centre operator – electrical power systems
  • System controller – electrical power systems
  • System operator – electrical power systems
  • Thermal plant operator
  • Third-class power engineer
  • Third-class stationary engineer
  • Turbine operator – stationary engines
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