Water and wastewater treatment plant and system operators require specific skills, abilities, and knowledge to do their jobs effectively. To produce water to environmental standards, water and wastewater treatment plan operators must perform their job with a high degree of accuracy. They must be able to monitor themselves, others, and machine operations.
- Know chemical properties and processes
- Identify, analyze, and solve complex problems
- Effective oral and written communication
- Knowledge of materials, processes, and systems