Core Competencies for Virginia Water 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 6
Class 5
Class 4
Class 3
Class 2
Class 1

Evaluate operation of equipment:

     Inspect equipment for abnormal conditions
X
X
X
X
X
X
     Read charts
X
X
X
X
X
X
     Read meters
X
X
X
X
X
X
     Read pressure gauges
X
X
X
X
X
X
Perform maintenance:
     Backflow prevention devices
X
X
X
X
X
X
     Blowers, compressors and pneumatics
X
X
     Chemical feeders
X
X
X
X
X
X
     Electrical equipment
X
X
X
X
X
X
     Fittings
X
X
X
X
X
X
     Instrumentation
X
X
X
X
X
X
     Mechanical equipment
X
X
X
X
X
     Pipes
X
X
X
X
X
X
     Prime movers/drives (engines and motors)
X
X
X
X
X
X
     Treatment units
X
X
X
X
X
X
     Valves
X
X
X
X
X
X
     Water pumps
X
X
X
X
X
X
     Water treatment filters
X
X
X

 

Required capabilities: