Water Treatment Plant Supervisor

Supervise the workers in operating equipment in water treatment plant.
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Salary Range
$32,000 – $86,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Water Treatment Plant Supervisors do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in operating and maintaining equipment in water treatment plant: Directs activities of workers engaged in filtering, chemically treating, pumping, and testing fresh and processed water in preparation for human or industrial use. Plans daily work schedule and assigns tasks to workers based upon priority of work and expertise of individual workers. Inspects equipment, such as filters, chlorine indicators, basins, filtered water basins, and pumps, to detect malfunctions. Directs workers in repair of equipment or reports need for repairs to designated authority. Maintains records on chemical usage and storage, equipment operation, and personnel attendance. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title. May be required to meet licensing or certification standards established by regulatory agency concerned.

Should I be a Water Treatment Plant Supervisor?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Supervisor, Water Treatment Plant, Supervisory Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator See More

    How to Become a
    Water Treatment Plant Supervisor

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