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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Perform Security, Safety and Administrative Procedures
Class
Class 6
Class 5
Class 4
Class 3
Class 2
Class 1

Perform security and safety procedures related to:

     Chemical handling
X
X
X
X
X
X
     Confined space entry
X
X
X
X
X
X
     Electrical hazards
X
X
X
X
X
X
     Facility upset
X
X
X
X
X
X
     Fire safety
X
X
X
X
X
X
     Lock-out/tag-out
X
X
X
X
X
X
     Pathogens
X
X
X
X
X
X
     Personal protective equipment
X
X
X
X
X
X
     Source contamination
X
X
X
X
X
X
     Spill response
X
X
X
X
X
X
     Terrorism
X
X
X
X
X
     Traffic control
X
X
X
X
X
     Trenching and shoring
X
X
X
X
X
Perform administrative procedures, such as:
     Administer compliance, emergency preparedness and safety program
X
X
X
X
X
X
     Administer facility security program
X
X
X
X
X
X
     Administer quality control program
X
X
X
X
X
X
     Develop operation and maintenance plan
X
X
X
X
X
X
     Plan and organize work activities
X
X
X
X
X
X
     Record and evaluate data
X
X
X
X
X
X
     Respond to complaints
X
X
X
X
X
X
     Write regulatory authority reports
X
X
X
X
X
X

 

Required capabilities: