Water Plant Operator

Purpose

This program is intended for apprentices in wastewater plants. See faculty advisor for additional information. To view additional details regarding the Water/Wastewater program, visit water.mecc.edu. 

Program Learning Outcomes 

Upon successful completion, students will be able to: 

  • Possess the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in an entry-level position in a water/wastewater treatment facility.
  • Become knowledgeable about processes and equipment used in water treatment, water distribution, wastewater collection and wastewater treatment.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the procedures related to water and wastewater treatment processes.
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of microbiology and chemistry applicable to water and wastewater treatment.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the principles of hydraulic systems as related to water and wastewater systems.
  • Analyze and solve operational problems and perform mathematical calculations related to water and wastewater treatment processes.
  • Operate a treatment plant in a respectable and ethical manner as dictated by state and federal regulations.

Employment Opportunities

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