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Operator Certification

 

 

Fee Increase Effective July 1, 2009

Effective July 1, 2009, fees for operator certification licensure are as follows:

  • Exam Application fee $62
  • Temporary Application fee $62
  • Non-Certified Helper Application fee $23
  • Renewal fee $46

The Operator Certification Unit trains and licenses all people working in water and wastewater plants, operating groundwater systems, and sewage lagoons in the state. This ensures they have training to properly treat and monitor the outgoing product of the facility to protect human health and the environment.

The following links provide information about various programs, classes, and exam dates relating to Operator Certification:

Operator Certification Exam Application Package Adobe Acrobat 5.0 PDF Document

Procedures (and Affidavit) for Obtaining Individual Licenses/Certifications Adobe Acrobat 5.0 PDF Document

Consumer Confidence Reports
Training Schedules
New Addresses
Contact Persons
Water & Wastewater Advisory Council Schedule
Certification Exam Application Checklist
Sample Water Online Web Test


Training Schedules

Training Schedules are posted on the Operator Certification webpage. Click on the "Search for Training" button.

Printable Study Guides

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ALL PAYMENTS SHOULD BE MAILED TO:

Oklahoma Dept. of Environmental Quality
Financial & Human Resources
PO Box 2036
Oklahoma City, OK 73101-2036

ALL CORRESPONDENCE SHOULD BE MAILED TO:

Oklahoma Dept of Environmental Quality
Operator Certification
PO Box 1677
Oklahoma City, OK 73101-1677

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Contact Persons

Enforcement
Andy Callaway
(405) 702-8114

Training
Andy Callaway
(405) 702-8114

Exams & Application Approvals
Kara Stanley
(405) 702-8150

Forms/Study Guides/General Info.
Rose Herrera
(405) 702-8173

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Water and Wastewater Advisory Council Schedule

Vist the WWWAC page for council meeting information.

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Checklist for Completing Exam Applications

To avoid having your exam application returned and to help the review process run smoothly, follow this checklist:

  • Use the current exam application (12/12, or later)
  • Complete the entire form, even if you are applying to retake an exam
  • Indicate which exam session you wish to attend and which exam you wish to take
  • List all of your experience and all of your approved training classes, include all training you will attend before the exam session
  • Bring documentation to the exam session to verify class attendance (if you attend a class after submitting you application)
  • Sign and date the application
  • Include $62 for each exam
  • Make sure the application is postmarked no later than 3 weeks prior to the exam date

 

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For questions about Operator Certification, please contact Chris Wisniewski.


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