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  • 1) Controls steam-driven turbogenerators in electric or nuclear power generating station: Starts or signals AUXILIARY-EQUIPMENT OPERATOR to start turbines and boiler auxiliary units.

  • 2) Adjusts throttle and vacuum-breaker valve to engage governor that regulates speed of turbines and notifies SWITCHBOARD OPERATOR that turbine-driven generators can be synchronized with auxiliary units.

  • 3) Monitors panelboard to control operations of turbines to detect equipment malfunctions.

  • 4) Stops turbines when malfunctions occur, following operating instructions.

  • 5) Records instrument readings at specified intervals.

  • 6) May perform minor maintenance or equipment, using handtools.

  • 7) When controlling operation by remote control, may be designated Central-Control-Room Operator.




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DOT:   952.362-042

Job Number: 11561