Careers: Utility & Furnace Operator

Careers: Utility & Furnace Operator

This job is right for you if….

You like working in an industrial environment and power utility interests you. 

Fast Facts:

Operators are considered to be skilled technicians in the field and have the ability to problem solve and troubleshoot issues. 

Median Hourly Earnings:

$19.68

Occupational Group:

  • Skilled Production
  • Trade

Job Types Include:

  • Furnace Operator  
  • Utility Technician 
  • Heat Treat Operator 
  • Induction Furnace Operator

Maine Based Resources To Get Training: Ultility & Furnace Operator

Entry-Level Education 

H.S/G.E.D

NOTES:

Currently, there are several vocational trade schools that have specialized classes in industrial skills. 

Maine Community College System

NOTES:

Community Colleges offer programs that may be of interest to prospective Utility / Furnace Operators like a 16-week Boiler Operator Course.

University of Maine- Electrical Engineering

NOTES:

Maine Maritime Academy – Power Engineering Technology
Post-Secondary Education

NCEES Advancing Licensure for Engineers and Surveyors  –Maine.Gov

Professional Training 

HVAC/R Technician