Compare Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System... & Biofuels Processing Technicians 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 $63,700
Biofuels Processing Technicians $69,200

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.

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

Chemistry
Knowledge of the chemical composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo. This includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods.

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.

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

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

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

Equipment Maintenance
Planning and doing the basic maintenance on equipment.

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

Judgment and Decision Making
Thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one.

Operation and Control
Using equipment or systems.

Active Listening
Listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions.

Speaking
Talking to others.

Reading Comprehension
Reading work-related information.


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 Biofuels Processing Technicians
Biofuels Processing Technicians

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 Biofuels Processing Technicians
Biofuels Processing Technicians

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

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Certification for Biofuels Processing Technicians
Biofuels Processing Technicians

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