340B-3 Certification. (a) Upon board approval the director shall issue certificates entitling qualified individuals to operate wastewater treatment plants. Each certificate shall indicate the class of wastewater treatment plant for which the individual is qualified.
Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes 340B-3
- Board: means the board of certification established by section 340B-4. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 340B-1
- Director: means the director of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 340B-1
- Operator: means any individual who operates a wastewater treatment plant, or a major segment of a wastewater treatment plant. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 340B-1
- Wastewater treatment plant: means the various facilities used in the treatment of wastewater, including a wastewater reclamation plant, but excluding a private sewage treatment plant with actual flows greater than 2. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 340B-1
(b) The director shall issue a certificate to each applicant who, on June 2, 1978, holds a valid certificate issued to the applicant pursuant to the voluntary program, conducted by the Hawaii water pollution control association for certification of operators of wastewater treatment plants in this State; provided that such applicant files an application with the director.
(c) The director may issue a certificate, without requiring a qualifying examination therefor, to an applicant who is an operator satisfactorily operating a wastewater treatment plant on June 2, 1978; provided that such certificate shall be valid only for the operation of that wastewater treatment plant or a similar wastewater treatment plant.