water treatment systems operator


Water treatment system operators treat water to ensure safety for drinking, irrigation, or other use. They operate and maintain water treatment equipment and ensure the water is safe for bottling and use in food production by thoroughly testing before distribution, and by meeting environmental standards.

Scope notes

Excludes water plant technician.

Alternative label

  • water treatment system worker

  • water quality tester

  • drinking water treatment system worker

  • water safety tester

  • water safety operative

  • water system operator

  • water treatment system operative

  • water treatment operator

  • water treatment plant worker

  • drinking water treatment system operator

  • drinking water treatment system operative

  • water quality operative

  • water treatment plant operative

Regulatory aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/single-market/services/free-movement-professionals/qualifications-recognition_en


Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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