Careers in H2O

Career opportunities in the water industry are wide-ranging, such as

  • Municipal and consulting engineers
  • Water treatment plant operators
  • Environmental technicians
  • Equipment suppliers
  • Hydro-geologists
  • Laboratory technicians
  • University researchers
  • Government – policy development

Keep in mind that many positions in the industry do require licensing or certification, ensuring that employees are competent and qualified to perform assigned responsibilities.

The drinking water industry has a broad cross-section of employers including:

  • Federal government
  • Provincial government
  • Municipal governments
  • Commercial firms operating municipal water systems
  • Trade unions
  • Consulting engineers
  • Universities, colleges –research scientists, teachers, trainers
  • Equipment manufacturers and suppliers

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