Power Plant Specialist
- A Power Plant Specialist Engineering Specialist
- A Power Plant Specialist may be a member of a ship's crew.
The role of Power Plant Specialist is one vital to both interstellar trade and planetary power grids.
Power Plant Specialists look after powerplants of ships and cities - the AC to DC power converters, High-Tension power distribution systems, electricity sub-stations, etc.
Power Engineers first appeared when electricity was discovered and utilised as a power source. They have changed and adapted ever since.
An individual's skill as a Sensor Operator is rated by their Certificate:
- Level 1 (Qualified)
- Level 2 (Competent)
- Level 3 (Experienced / Expert)
- Level 4 or more (Master)
Many societies looking after the interests of Engineers exist within the Imperium, often administering the systems of professional certification. Those of these societies with an Imperial Charter allow their members to advertise their membership by the use of appropriate letters after their name (e.g. MISCE - Member of the Imperial Society of Chartered Engineers). Full membership is usually only open to certified Masters of the craft, others may be granted associate membership.