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WAT 254 - Technical Internship V

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 tested on the ABC Water Treatment Standardized Exams used by the Iowa DNR Operator Certification Program. Work experience at a participating facility
Competencies
  1. Support wastewater collection system.
    1. Demonstrate employer’s Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
    2. Demonstrate safe working habits.
    3. Monitor system.
    4. Inspect system.
    5. Perform system adjustments.
    6. Troubleshoot system.
    7. Complete recordkeeping and reporting requirements.
  2. Perform wastewater collection system operations.
    1. Demonstrate employer’s Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
    2. Demonstrate safe working habits.
    3. Identify when corrective maintenance is required.
    4. Perform corrective maintenance procedures.
    5. Perform preventive maintenance procedures.
    6. Complete equipment maintenance records, including work orders.
  3. Perform wastewater collection system cleaning.
    1. Follow employer’s Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
    2. Demonstrate safe working habits.
    3. Perform hydraulic cleaning methods
    4. Perform mechanical cleaning methods.
    5. Complete recordkeeping and reporting requirements.
  4. Perform wastewater collection system installation.
    1. Demonstrate employer’s Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
    2. Demonstrate safe working habits.
    3. Perform underground locating, marking, and notification.
    4. Inspect new construction.
  5. Restore wastewater collection system.
    1. Demonstrate employer’s Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
    2. Demonstrate safe working habits.
    3. Complete equipment maintenance records.
  6. Repair wastewater collection systems
    1. Demonstrate employer’s Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
    2. Demonstrate safe working habits.
    3. Complete recordkeeping and reporting requirements.
  7. Rehabilitate wastewater collection systems.
    1. Demonstrate safe working habits.
    2. Comply with State and federal regulations and guidelines.
    3. Complete recordkeeping and reporting requirements.
  8. Demonstrate acceptable employee attendance habits.
    1. Show regular attendance.
    2. Demonstrate job punctuality.
  9. Demonstrate 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. Show positive working relations with others.
  10. Write internship progress.
    1. Write daily log.
    2. Record internship checklists.
    3. Write weekly work reports.
    4. Log internship checklists.
    5. Log Employer’s Evaluation of COOP Student form.

Competencies Revised Date: 2019



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