Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Wastewater Treatment Plant Attendant is $20.11
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Wastewater Treatment Plant Attendants?
An early career Wastewater Treatment Plant Attendant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.56 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Wastewater Treatment Plant Attendant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.00 based on 8 …Read more
What Do Wastewater Treatment Plant Attendants Do?
Waste water treatment plant attendants check and document water flow by taking samples of the water and reporting chlorination levels and trends. They also monitor gauges, create charts and graphs, and help produce reports in regards to water levels and quality. Waste water treatment attendants also act as repair people for wastewater equipment that is in need of repairs. Adjusting pipe valves is a big task for a waste water treatment plant attendant. Without the adjusting of those valves, the …Read more
- Monitor treatment plant operations and investigate and report problems.
- Perform maintenance and repair tasks on wastewater equipment.
- Monitor gauges, create charts and assist in production of periodic reports.
- Check and document chlorination and water flow, taking samples and reporting trends.