Virginia Waterworks Class 3 Contractor License

The Waterworks Class 3 Operator Contractor License plant capacity of 0.5 MGD or more allows you to do the following work:

  • Hypochlorination
  • Caustic soda feed
  • Iron
  • Manganese removal
  • Ion exchange
  • Slow sand filtration
  • Aeration
  • Rechlorination
  • Activated carbon contactors
  • Membrane
  • Filtration technologies without chemical coagulation
  • Fluoridation with a saturator or acid feed

How to Get the Waterworks Class 3 Operator Contractor’s License in Virginia?

  1. To obtain a Waterworks Class 3 Operator Contractor license, applicants must prove work experience.
  2. Complete a pre-licensure education course that has been accepted by the DPOR-approved provider
  3. Fill out the application form
  4. Send these documents and corresponding fees to:
    Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
    9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 400
    Richmond, Virginia 23233-1485

    (804) 367-8595
  5. Once approved, complete the PSI© examination registration form
  6. Apply to PSI©
  7. After passing the examination, expect the license to be sent to the registered address

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Virginia Waterworks Class 3 Operator Contractor License Exam

Below is all the information related to the trade exam, including the official reference lists.

Virginia Waterworks Class 3 Operator Contractor Trade Exam

  • Testing Method: Computer-based testing
  • Testing Company: PSI©
  • Number of Questions: 60
  • Types of Questions: Multiple choice
  • Time Allowed: 240 Minutes
  • Minimum Passing Score: 45 Questions
  • Subjects Involved (No. of Questions):
    • Monitor, Evaluate, and Adjust Treatment Processes & System (25)
    • Collect Samples and Interpret Analyses (6)
    • Perform Plant Process Control Laboratory Analyses (6)
    • Evaluate Characteristics of Source Water (2)
    • Operate Equipment (5)
    • Evaluate and Maintain Equipment (7)
    • Perform Security, Safety, and Administrative Procedures (9)
  • PSI© Waterworks Class 3 Operator Contractor Official Content Outline

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