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Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Typical job duties performed with this occupation include:

TASK DUTIES
Record operational data, personnel attendance, or meter and gauge readings on specified forms.
Operate and adjust controls on equipment to purify and clarify water, process or dispose of sewage, and generate power.
Maintain, repair, and lubricate equipment, using hand tools and power tools.
Inspect equipment or monitor operating conditions, meters, and gauges to determine load requirements and detect malfunctions.
Direct and coordinate plant workers engaged in routine operations and maintenance activities.
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Training for this occupational program or those in a similar family of programs can be located at the following postsecondary institutions in the State of Kansas. Please check with a program advisor at the postsecondary institution for more information on the particular focus of each program listed. Programs nearest the local area appear first. Click on the program to find more information.

INSTITUTION NAME CITY INSTITUTION TYPE PROGRAM TITLE AWARDS HOURS
Fort Scott Community College Fort Scott Public ENVIRONMENTAL WATER TECHNOLOGIES Associate Degree - AAS 60
Fort Scott Community College Fort Scott Public ENVIRONMENTAL WATER TECHNOLOGIES Less Than One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 26