Water and Waste Treatment Plant Operator Alternative titles: Drinking Water Plant Operator, Wastewater Treatment Plant, Pump Station Operator

$24.55/h Average Salary
Job Prospects

What are the main duties?

  • Monitor treatment processes.
  • Operate filtration, pumping, disinfection and purification systems.
  • Operate bioreactors and sludge treatment systems.
  • Set up electronic controls on systems.
  • Take samples and analyze water meant for consuming and wastewater.
  • Inspect and maintain waterworks, equipment and systems.

Is it right for you?

  • You are environmentally conscious and concerned with public health.
  • You are interested in problem solving.
  • You are good with your hands, meticulous and responsible.
  • You are observant.


Conduite de procédés de traitement de l'eau Program available in French only

Where is this program being offered?
regions quebec Montérégie
Job Placement Rate
95% Job Placement Rate
5% % who pursue further education
Duration of training 1800h
21 to 22 months
Are you eligible? Check your eligibility
Want more info? Program details