James Lee

James Lee has been a certified wastewater operator in WA since 1989, is currently certified as a Group IV Wastewater Operator, and has over 38 years experience in the wastewater industry.

Throughout his career Mr. Lee has been responsible for a wide variety of tasks including operating and managing wastewater treatment operations, maintaining and repairing equipment, conducting laboratory analyses, and assuring laboratory and NPDES compliance. He also developed training plans, oversaw safety programs, and lead a variety of wastewater improvement projects.

After 38 years in his career Jim is slowly transitioning into and enjoying retirement; however, he currently still works part time for the City of Puyallup’s Wastewater Treatment Facility.

In addition to his extensive experience in wastewater treatment operations, Jim taught a variety of water and wastewater related classes at the Green River Community College.

Mr. Lee has also assisted several independent operations with solving their wastewater and laboratory challenges.