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What Do Geothermal Production Manager Do?

Geothermal Production Manager Job Description Manage operations at geothermal power generation facilities. Maintain and monitor geothermal plant equipment for efficient and safe plant operations.

Geothermal Production Manager Responsibilities

  • Communicate geothermal plant conditions to employees.
  • Develop operating plans and schedules for geothermal operations.
  • Negotiate interconnection agreements with other utilities.
  • Select and implement corrosion control or mitigation systems for geothermal plants.
  • Conduct well field site assessments.
  • Perform or direct the performance of preventative maintenance on geothermal plant equipment.

What a Geothermal Production Manager Should Know

These are the skills Geothermal Production Managers say are the most useful in their careers:

Critical Thinking: Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

Monitoring: Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.

Speaking: Talking to others to convey information effectively.

Reading Comprehension: Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

Coordination: Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.

Judgment and Decision Making: Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

  • Site Manager
  • Power Plant Operations Manager
  • Decommissioning Well Site Manager
  • Maintenance Manager
  • Plant Operations Engineer

Geothermal Production Manager Employment Estimates

In the United States, there were 170,600 jobs for Geothermal Production Manager in 2016. There is little to no growth in job opportunities for Geothermal Production Manager. There will be an estimated 11,600 positions for Geothermal Production Manager per year.

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The states with the most job growth for Geothermal Production Manager are Nevada, Utah, and Arizona. Watch out if you plan on working in Alaska, Vermont, or Kansas. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.

Geothermal Production Manager Salary

The typical yearly salary for Geothermal Production Managers is somewhere between $63,470 and $172,150.

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Geothermal Production Managers who work in Delaware, New Hampshire, or Wyoming, make the highest salaries.

Below is a list of the median annual salaries for Geothermal Production Managers in different U.S. states.

State Annual Mean Salary
Alabama $103,430
Alaska $121,790
Arizona $100,050
Arkansas $97,770
California $123,110
Colorado $128,380
Connecticut $129,810
Delaware $133,760
Florida $107,160
Georgia $104,120
Hawaii $95,040
Idaho $101,150
Illinois $104,540
Indiana $98,840
Iowa $98,040
Kansas $99,270
Kentucky $97,340
Louisiana $116,280
Maine $97,400
Maryland $124,890
Massachusetts $126,630
Michigan $118,760
Minnesota $114,800
Mississippi $97,780
Missouri $104,010
Montana $127,380
Nebraska $100,900
Nevada $107,330
New Hampshire $133,840
New Jersey $133,020
New Mexico $109,170
New York $132,480
North Carolina $112,400
North Dakota $104,450
Ohio $109,190
Oklahoma $105,780
Oregon $95,690
Pennsylvania $111,500
Rhode Island $128,570
South Carolina $115,760
South Dakota $101,810
Tennessee $101,670
Texas $122,810
Utah $94,590
Vermont $115,180
Virginia $120,070
Washington $128,600
West Virginia $108,490
Wisconsin $110,250
Wyoming $126,920

Tools & Technologies Used by Geothermal Production Managers

Although they’re not necessarily needed for all jobs, the following technologies are used by many Geothermal Production Managers:

  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft Access
  • Data entry software
  • Personnel scheduling software

How to Become a Geothermal Production Manager

Individuals working as a Geothermal Production Manager have obtained the following education levels:

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How Long Does it Take to Become a Geothermal Production Manager?

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Where Geothermal Production Managers Work

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The table below shows the approximate number of Geothermal Production Managers employed by various industries.

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