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

Perform Security and Safety Procedures

     Bloodborne pathogens
X
X
X
X
     Chemical handling
X
X
X
X
     Confined space entry
X
X
X
X
     Electrical hazards
X
X
X
X
     Facility upset
X
X
X
X
     Fire safety
X
X
X
X
     Lock-out/tag-out
X
X
X
X
     Natural and manmade disasters
X
X
X
X
     Personal protective equipment
X
X
X
X
     Respiratory protection
X
X
X
X
     Spill response
X
X
X
     Transportation
X
X
X
X
     Terrorism
X
X
X
X
Perform Administrative Procedures
     Administer compliance, emergency preparedness and safety program
X
X
X
     Develop operation and maintenance plan
X
X
X
     Plan and organize work activities
X
X
X
     Record and evaluate data
X
X
X
X
     Respond to complaints
X
X
X
X
     Write regulatory authority reports
X
X
X
X

 

Required capabilities: