At Colorado Rural Water Association, we are committed to helping shape the future of Colorado’s Water industry.
We are looking for people to join the team who are as excited as we are about helping empower future generations of water and wastewater professionals.
Colorado Rural Water Apprenticeship Opportunity
Water and wastewater workers are imperative to our community for access to clean drinking water and to ensure wastewater effluent is returned to the environment properly. It is estimated that close to 50% of workers will be facing retirement age in the next 5 years. Communities will fail to prosper or eventually even exist if qualified replacement workers are not put in place and properly trained. A growing population and increased demand for water and wastewater treatment services, plus an aging work force are driving employment growth and qualified, certified workers are in high demand.
Colorado Rural Water Association is a participant in a nationally recognized training program that was developed in response to the industry’s need to train the next generation of skilled workers and standardize training across the state of Colorado. Once an Apprentice completes this 2-year program and passes an aptitude test given by the state of Colorado, they are considered a qualified worker making this person employable with a (C) certification in water or wastewater. The apprenticeship provides the opportunity for water and/or wastewater systems to grow their workers from within, while creating a well-rounded employee for the future. We have open opportunities in water and wastewater, right now!!
Earn while you learn
Making a real difference in local communities
Gain Practical skills you can take anywhere
Train alongside an experienced technician (2-year program)
Every community is required to have certified water/ wastewater workers
Stable / Non-fluctuating industry
Required Apprentice Qualifications:
Apprentices must not be less than 18 years of age
A high school diploma, General Educational Development (GED) equivalency credential is required.
Applicants will be physically capable of performing the essential functions of apprenticeship program, with or without reasonable accommodation, and without posing a direct threat to the health and safety of the individual or others.
Apprentices will be required to take and pass a drug screening on acceptance into the program and prior to employment.
Pursuant to federal guidance all employees of public water systems must pass a background check. Applicants will be required to pass a qualifying background investigation upon selection into the apprenticeship program and prior to employment
Apprentices must possess a valid state issued vehicle operator license and be insurable at normal commercial rates on acceptance into the program and prior to employment .
We have apprenticeship opportunities in various parts of Colorado. Apply today!!
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