Compare Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System... & Medical Equipment Repairers Washington

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Salary

View the mid-level salary in both your current job and your selected occupation. (Annual salaries apply to people who work full-time year-round.)

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators $65,400
Medical Equipment Repairers $68,600

Similar skills & knowledge

These skills are commonly used in both your current job and your selected occupation.

Monitoring
Keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements.

Production and Processing
Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.

Operations Monitoring
Watching gauges, dials, or display screens to make sure a machine is working.

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.

Active Learning
Figuring out how to use new ideas or things.

Education and Training
Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

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

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.

Critical Thinking
Thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem.

English Language
Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

Reading Comprehension
Reading work-related information.

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

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

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.

Equipment Maintenance
Planning and doing the basic maintenance on equipment.

Troubleshooting
Figuring out what is causing equipment, machines, wiring, or computer programs to not work.

Repairing
Repairing machines or systems using the right tools.


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 Medical Equipment Repairers
Medical Equipment Repairers

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 Medical Equipment Repairers
Medical Equipment Repairers

No license required in WA

Check with your state for more information.


Certification

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

34 related certifications

Certification for Medical Equipment Repairers
Medical Equipment Repairers

7 related certifications

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