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Salary

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Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators $63,700
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except... $78,600

Similar skills & knowledge

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Physics
Knowledge and prediction of physical principles, laws, their interrelationships, and applications to understanding fluid, material, and atmospheric dynamics, and mechanical, electrical, atomic and sub- atomic structures and processes.

Mathematics
Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.

Quality Control Analysis
Testing how well a product or service works.

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.

Computers and Electronics
Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

Equipment Maintenance
Planning and doing the basic maintenance on equipment.

Repairing
Repairing machines or systems using the right tools.

Customer and Personal Service
Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

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.

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.

Mechanical
Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.

Building and Construction
Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads.


skills & knowledge Gaps

These are areas where you might have skill gaps. People working in your selected job generally need higher levels in these skill and knowledge areas than people working in your current job.

Design Skills & Knowledge Gaps for Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators
Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators
Low
Design Skills & Knowledge Gaps for Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door
Medium

Design
Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.

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Typical Level Of Training

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Typical level Of training for Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators
Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

High school diploma or equivalent

Typical level Of training for Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

High school diploma or equivalent

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Licensing

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Licensing for Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators
Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

License required in WA

Licensing for Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

No license required in WA

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Certification

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Certification for Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators
Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

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Certification for Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

3 related certifications

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