Joseph R. Smith, Chief Wastewater Treatment Operator

QUALIFICATIONS:

Joseph Smith has more than 18 years of professional experience in the wastewater field, including over 13 years of experience as a wastewater treatment operator. Mr. Smith has experience in industry practices and has completed all aspects of the operation and maintenance procedures relative to wastewater treatment plants and innovative/alternative (IA) wastewater treatment systems. Project responsibilities include the daily inspection of treatment plants, inspection and sampling of IA systems and implementation of groundwater monitoring programs as may be outlined within applicable Groundwater Discharge Permits. Mr. Smith has a working knowledge and vast experience in treatment system mechanics and repairs.

EDUCATION:

Norwich University: Bachelor of Science Degree
Environmental Science Major/Engineering Minor 2003

Massachusetts Maritime Academy – Buzzards Bay, MA
Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Preparatory Course 2004

OSHA 40-Hour Hazardous Waste & Emergency Response Operations 1999
Annual 8-Hour Refresher 2000-Present

American Red Cross, certified in Adult CPR/AED and Standard First Aid 2010-Present

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission 2004
[Wastewater Treatment Operator Grade 4M Operator [#12529]

MA Certified Title V Septic System Inspector [SI 4994] 2006

Presby Environmental, Inc. Enviro-Septic® Certification Course [#4125MAES] 2006

Oakson, Inc. Perc Rite® Drip Dispersal Certification 2008

MA Environmental Health Association 2009
[Certified Water Supply Operator, VSS]

Commonwealth of Massachusetts 2015
[Registered Sanitarian #1401]

Annual MA Health Officers Association (MHOA) 2005-2006

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