8185-Incineration Plant, Water Treatment and Related Machine Operators

Job Title: 

Incineration Plant, Water Treatment and Related Machine Operators

Job Description: 

Incineration plant, water treatment and related machine operators monitor and operate various types of plant, such as incinerators, water-treatment plant, pumping stations, refrigeration or heating and ventilation systems.


Tasks include:

  • operating and monitoring machinery and equipment which purify and clarify water for human consumption or use and later disposal into natural water systems
  • operating and monitoring air and gas compressors
  • operating and monitoring pumping stations for transferring liquids, gases, semi-liquids and powdered substances from one location to another
  • operating and monitoring refrigeration systems for cool or cold storage, or industrial processes
  • operating and monitoring heating and ventilation systems
  • operating and monitoring incinerator machinery and equipment which burn garbage or other waste materials
  • performing related task
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Air-compressor operator
Pumphouse man
Water pumpman
Purifying plant operator (water works)
Refrigeration system operator
Waste incineration plant operator

Specific Occupations: 

Stationary engine operator (general)

Compressor operator

Pumping station operator

Water treatment machine operator (waterworks)

Refrigeration system operator

Other incineration plant, water treatment and related machine operators

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore