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WAT 124 - Technical Internship II

Credits: 5
Lecture Hours: 0
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 20
Course Type: Voc/Tech
This course has been developed using the ABC Water Treatment Need-to-Know Criteria.  The Need-to-Know describe the competencies teated on the ABC Water Treatment Standardized Exams used by the Iowa DNR Operator Certification Program.  Work experience at a participating facility. 
Competencies
  1. Incorporate water treatment processes.
    1. Follow employer’s Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
    2. Demonstrate safe working habits.
    3. Monitor processes.
    4. Inspect processes.
    5. Make process adjustments.
    6. Complete recordkeeping and reporting requirements.
  2. Evaluate water treatment equipment.
    1. Follow employer’s Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
    2. Demonstrate safe working habits.
    3. Monitor equipment.
    4. Calibrate equipment.
    5. Adjust equipment.
    6. Troubleshoot equipment.
    7. Complete recordkeeping and reporting requirements.
  3. Maintain water treatment equipment.
    1. Follow employer’s Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
    2. Demonstrate safe working habits.
    3. Inspect equipment.
    4. Identify when corrective maintenance is required.
    5. Perform corrective maintenance procedures.
    6. Perform preventive maintenance procedures when required.
    7. Complete equipment maintenance records, including work orders
  4. Monitor water treatment facility regulatory compliance.
    1. Follow employer’s Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
    2. Demonstrate safe working habits.
    3. Comply with State and federal regulations and guidelines.
    4. Collect regulatory compliance samples using proper procedures.
    5. Complete recordkeeping and reporting requirements.
  5. Interpret water treatment facility regulatory compliance samples using proper techniques.
    1. Follow laboratory analysis Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
    2. Demonstrate safe working habits.
    3. Comply with State and federal regulations and guidelines.
    4. Use laboratory equipment and instruments.
    5. Perform regulatory compliance analyses using proper techniques.
    6. Interpret data.
    7. Identify proper recordkeeping and reporting requirements.
  6. Monitor water treatment facility process control.
    1. Follow employer’s laboratory sampling Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
    2. Demonstrate safe working habits.
    3. Comply with State and federal regulations and guidelines.
    4. Collect process control samples using proper procedures.
    5. Complete recordkeeping and reporting requirements.
  7. Evaluate water treatment facility process control samples using proper techniques.
    1. Follow employer’s laboratory Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
    2. Demonstrate safe working habits.
    3. Comply with State and federal regulations and guidelines.
    4. Use laboratory equipment and instruments.
    5. Perform process control analyses using proper techniques.
    6. Interpret data.
    7. Identify proper recordkeeping and reporting requirements.
  8. Demonstrate acceptable employee attendance habits.
    1. Show regular attendance.
    2. Demonstrate job punctuality.
  9. Perform as a responsible and productive employee.
    1. Demonstrate a positive attitude to work.
    2. Display quality work.
    3. Exhibit good judgment.
    4. Present ability to learn.
    5. Reveal initiative.
    6. Illustrate positive working relations with others.
  10. Report internship progress.
    1. Log daily work.
    2. Review internship checklists.
    3. Complete weekly work reports.
    4. Complete internship checklists.
    5. Complete Employer’s Evaluation of COOP Student form.
 

Competencies Revised Date: 2019



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