Maintain water distribution equipment

Description

Perform routine maintenance tasks, identify flaws, and perform repairs on the equipment used in the supply and distribution of clean water.

Alternative labels

maintaining water distribution equipment
repairing water distribution equipment
water distribution equipment maintaining
water distribution equipment repairing

Skill type

skill/competence

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Maintain water distribution equipment is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Water plant technician: Water plant technicians maintain and repair water treatment and supply equipment in a water plant. They ensure the provision of clean water by measuring the water quality, ensuring it is filtered and treated correctly, and maintaining distribution systems.

Optional skill

Maintain water distribution equipment is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Water network operative: Water network operatives maintain pipes and pumping stations used for water supply, waste water removal and sewerage. They perform planned maintenance and repair tasks and clear blockages in pipes and drains.
Water engineering technician: Water systems engineering technicians aid engineers in the development and implementation of water supply and water treatment systems. They monitor the operations to ensure compliance with health and safety regulations, check water quality and ensure implementation of water-related legislation.
Water treatment systems operator: Water treatment system operators treat water to ensure safety for drinking, irrigation, or other use. They operate and maintain water treatment equipment and ensure the water is safe for bottling and use in food production by thoroughly testing before distribution, and by meeting environmental standards.
Drain technician: Drain technicians install and maintain drainage equipment used in sewer systems, such as pipes and valves. They analyse the design and ensure the proper installation of the drainage system, and perform maintenance and repair duties.
Wastewater treatment operator: Wastewater treatment operators operate equipment used in a water or wastewater plant. They treat and clean drinking water before it is distributed to the consumer and process wastewater to remove harmful substances before returning it to rivers and seas. They take samples and perform tests to analyse the water quality.

 


 

References

  1. Maintain water distribution equipment – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022