Core Competencies for Virginia Wastewater Operators

 

If there is an "X" in the column for the class license you are studying for, it is on the licensing test as well.

 

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Evaluate and Maintain Equipment
Class
Class 4
Class 3
Class 2
Class 1

Evaluate Equipment

     Check and evaluate capacity of equipment

X
X
X
X
     Inspect equipment for abnormal conditions
X
X
X
X
     Measure and evaluate head loss
X
X
X
X
     Read and evaluate chart and meter results
X
X
X
X
     Read and evaluate gauges
X
X
X
X
Perform Maintenance
     Backflow prevention devices
X
X
X
X
     Blowers and compressors
X
X
X
X
     Boilers
X
X
X
     Chemical feeders
X
X
X
X
     Drives
X
X
X
X
     Engines (gas, diesel)
X
X
X
X
     Fittings/Piping
X
X
X
X
     Generators
X
X
X
X
     HVAC equipment
X
X
     Hydraulic equipment
X
X
     Instrumentation
X
X
X
X
     Motors
X
X
X
X
     Pneumatic equipment
X
X
     Pumps
X
X
X
X
     Tanks and infrastructure
X
X
X
X
     Traps and drains
X
X
X
X
     Valves
X
X
X
X

 

Required capabilities: