U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
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51-8031 Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators
Operate or control an entire process or system of machines, often through the use of control boards, to transfer or treat water or wastewater.
Illustrative examples: Sewage Plant Operator,
Liquid Waste Treatment Plant Operator
Broad Occupation: 51-8030 Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators
Minor Group: 51-8000 Plant and System Operators
Major Group: 51-0000 Production Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010