Operate or control an entire process or system of machines, often through the use of control boards, to transfer or treat water or wastewater.Explore this career in the military
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Employment of water and wastewater treatment plant and system operators is projected to decline 3 percent from 2020 to 2030. Despite declining employment, about 10,500 openings for water and wastewater treatment plant and system operators are projected each year, on average, over the decade. All of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to other occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.Read More
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