Plant Operations

Industry Description

Safe, skilled, professional, and motivated technicians and operators are in demand for first generation and advanced biofuel plants, municipal wastewater treatment plants, industrial food and beverage processors, pulp and paper mills, and cogeneration facilities. At these plants, operators and technicians manage the conversion of particular types of biomass (dairy manure, sewage, food waste, oilseed crops, hybrid poplar, grasses, algae, forest slash, wheat straw, corn stover, animal fats, and other feedstocks) into electricity, heat, transportation fuels, clean water, and/or high value chemicals and products.