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INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION MANAGERS
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Occupation Description:
 
  Plan, direct, or coordinate the work activities and resources necessary for manufacturing products in accordance with cost, quality, and quantity specifications.
 
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   Hydroelectric Production Managers (ONET code: 11-3051.06)
 
 
  Occupation Description:
 
  Manage operations at hydroelectric power generation facilities. Maintain and monitor hydroelectric plant equipment for efficient and safe plant operations.
 
 
  Typical Tasks:
 
 
  • Develop or implement policy evaluation procedures for hydroelectric generation activities.
  • Provide technical direction in the erection or commissioning of hydroelectric equipment or supporting electrical or mechanical systems.
  • Develop or implement projects to improve efficiency, economy, or effectiveness of hydroelectric plant operations.
  • Supervise hydropower plant equipment installations, upgrades, or maintenance.
  • Respond to problems related to ratepayers, water users, power users, government agencies, educational institutions, or other private or public power resource interests.
  • Plan or manage hydroelectric plant upgrades.
  • Plan or coordinate hydroelectric production operations to meet customer requirements.
 
 
  Skills:
 
 
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively..
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times..
  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents..
  • Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one..
  • Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action..
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems..
  • Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others..
 
 
  Knowledge:
 
 
  • Mechanical - Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance..
  • Public Safety and Security - Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions..
  • Administration and Management - Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources..
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar..
  • Engineering and Technology - Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services..
  • Computers and Electronics - Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming..
  • Personnel and Human Resources - Knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labor relations and negotiation, and personnel information systems..
 
Typical Tasks:
 
 
  • Direct or coordinate production, processing, distribution, or marketing activities of industrial organizations.
  • Develop budgets or approve expenditures for supplies, materials, or human resources, ensuring that materials, labor, or equipment are used efficiently to meet production targets.
  • Review processing schedules or production orders to make decisions concerning inventory requirements, staffing requirements, work procedures, or duty assignments, considering budgetary limitations and time constraints.
  • Review operations and confer with technical or administrative staff to resolve production or processing problems.
  • Hire, train, evaluate, or discharge staff or resolve personnel grievances.
  • Initiate or coordinate inventory or cost control programs.
  • Prepare and maintain production reports or personnel records.
 
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Education & Training:
 
  Work experience, plus a bachelor's or higher degree
 
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Wage Information:
 
 
Region Average Annual Average Hourly Entry Level (hourly) Mid-Range  (hourly)
Statewide $126,727.00 $60.92 $66.63 $40.90 - $77.49
Bridgeport/Stamford $138,292.00 $66.48 $71.09 $44.51 - $81.22
Danbury $121,565.00 $58.44 $60.57 $40.31 - $72.83
Hartford $123,978.00 $59.60 $66.84 $41.08 - $74.55
New Haven $127,836.00 $61.45 $66.84 $39.36 - $78.91
New London/Norwich $156,385.00 $75.19 $72.83 $38.63 - $95.71
Waterbury $115,792.00 $55.67 $59.48 $34.77 - $74.64
Torrington $120,363.00 $57.87 $59.52 $39.42 - $73.02
      
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Occupation Outlook:
 
 
Region Employment Average Annual Growth Rate Average Annual Job Openings
2016 2026
State of Connecticut 2,850 3,110 0.8% 230
 
 
Chart of Growth Rate and Annual Openings   Employment in this occupation is expected to grow faster than average, and the number of annual openings will offer very good job opportunities.
Key:
  N/A = Not Applicable, ***** = Over $60.00 per hour, ##### = Over $124,821
 
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