If the mention of a Plant Operator suddenly takes you to Bryan Cranston in 'Godzilla' , think of it as a highly improbable event. But the role of a plant operator, is more or less the same. While the risks are in plenty, for someone who is interested in learning the nuances of a process, there couldn't be a better place than the heart of it all - the plant.
A plant operator oversees the operations and processes that go about in a plant. Since it involves a lot of electronic and electrical equipments with high power ratings , the operator should ensure at the start of his work that all safety precautions are in place . In the event of failure , troubleshooting must be performed. If the failure cannot be rectified, evacuation measures should be immediately initiated. The inventory in the plant has to be stocked up as and when the stocks decline . In addition to these duties, the plant operator trains the newly recruited staff , plans schedules and shifts and oversees the operations of the plant.