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Salary

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Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators $63,700
Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers $48,100

Similar skills & knowledge

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

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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

Operation and Control
Using equipment or systems.

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

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

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


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 Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers
Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

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 Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers
Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

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 Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers
Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

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