Career Starter - Amador County
Water Treatment OperatorsOperate or control an entire process or system of machines, often through the use of control boards, to transfer or treat water or wastewater
Annual Median Wage:
$62,712.00 ($30.15 per hour)
High school diploma or equivalent
Operation Monitoring Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
Operation and Control Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
Monitoring Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Active Listening Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Quality Control Analysis Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
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.
Biology Knowledge of plant and animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, interdependencies, and interactions with each other and the environment.
Mechanical Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
Mathematics Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
Production and Processing Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
Operate chemical processing or water treatment systems or equipment.
Collect samples of materials or products for testing.
Test chemical or physical characteristics of materials or products.
Record operational or production data.
Inspect production equipment.
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