Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Operate or control an entire process or system of machines, often through the use of control boards, to transfer or treat water or wastewater.

Key Competencies * Integrity * Dependability * Attention to Detail * Independence * Initiative * Concern for Others * Leadership * Cooperation * Adaptability/Flexibility * Self Control

Representative Tasks * Add chemicals, such as ammonia, chlorine, or lime, to disinfect and deodorize water and other liquids. * Record operational data, personnel attendance, or meter and gauge readings on specified forms. * Collect and test water and sewage samples, using test equipment and color analysis standards.


Government, Utilities,

Job Family Production

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