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solid waste operator

Description

Code

3132.3

Description

Solid waste operators operate and maintain solid waste treatment and distribution equipment, and test samples to monitor pollution. They assist in the collection and disposal of solid waste, such as construction and demolition debris, and ensure treatment is compliant to safety regulations. They ensure community waste containers are emptied, ensure proper differentiation between waste which needs to be recycled or disposed of, and monitor equipment.

Alternative Labels

solid waste disposal technician

landfill site worker

solid waste processing technician

waste treatment equipment worker

solid waste operator

solid waste collection technician

waste disposal site compliance technician

waste disposal compliance technician

solid waste remediation technician

waste treatment equipment operator

landfill site operative

landfill technician

waste sorter

waste treatment equipment operative

solid waste treatment technician

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: