Switch operator in the electrical energy system

Switch operator in the electrical energy system manages switching substations in electrical energy systems and switching substations at major consumers of electrical energy. Their tasks are the management of machinery and devices at the switching substation of the energy system that includes: reviewing and managing operations documentation and switching manipulations plan, managing the turbine, switching on the generator and synchronisation with electrical networks, control of the water level and flow of excessive water, daily calculation and guaranteeing optimum operations of electrical energy devices.

A switch operator can only perform tasks if they have an appropriate education, work experience and professional qualification.


Responsible: Ministry of Infrastructure | Last updated: 05. 08. 2016