Occupational Skills and Additional Details for:

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

Typical Education and Training Path
Moderate-term on-the-job training (1-12 mos.)

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  • Related Occupations
  • Skills


      Operation Monitoring - Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.

      Operation and Control - Controlling operations of equipment or systems.

      Troubleshooting - Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.

      Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

      Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

      Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

      Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

      Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.

      Quality Control Analysis - Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.

      Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.

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