Student Operator

Employment Details: 

Position: Waste Water Treatment Plant Student Operator

Company: South Dakota State University

Dates: August 2014-May 2015

As a Student Operator at the Waste Water Treatment Plant at Brookings, SD,  gained experience working independently and under little supervision as the only operator on site during shifts. Additionally, developed water quality testing knowledge by testing waste water settling, turbidity, ammonia, and total solids twice per week. Also, effectively supervised dissolve oxygen levels and water flow weekly for adequate performance of the plant. Finally, developed problem-solving skills by overcoming equipment malfunctioning while working overnight shifts.


Problem-solving, independent work, waste water quality testing, personal organization.