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Water/Wastewater Engineers

Education and Training Requirements

High School

Take classes in chemistry, biology, mathematics (including algebra, trigonometry, and calculus), social sciences, business, and computers; welding or electrical training may be helpful as well. Other characteristics that employers look for include mechanical aptitude and the ability to perform mathematical computations easily. English and communications classes are also useful for honing research and writing skills that will be needed for preparing documents and reports.

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