Landfill Gas Monitoring Technician

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500 Job Summary This position reports to the Gas Operations Manager and is responsible for the operation and maintenance of landfill gas collection and control systems (GCCS).
Essential Duties and Responsibilities To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties satisfactorily.
Other minor duties may be assigned and may vary by location.
Properly operate and maintain GCCS in a timely and cost effective manner to ensure regulatory compliance and optimize performance.
GCCS operation and maintenance including:
Preventative maintenance Wellfield monitoring and adjustment Liquid level measurement in landfill gas extraction wells Pneumatic and/or electric pump maintenance where required High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) pipe fusion Blower / flare operations and maintenance Condensate management system maintenance Monitor landfill gas migration probes where required Surface Emissions Monitoring (SEM) where required Opacity (visible stack emissions) monitoring Enter/upload wellfield monitoring and other data into various computer systems Satisfactory completion of the WM Landfill Gas Technician I Certification Training.
Develop basic understanding of environmental regulations related to GCCS operations.
Develop basic understanding of job related health and safety issues and follow all health and safety related procedures.
Develop basic understanding of landfill gas instrumentation and wellfield tuning activities.
Supervisory Responsibilities This job has no supervisory duties.
Qualifications The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.
Education and Experience Required:
High school diploma or equivalent Preferred:
Landfill or landfill gas related experience or education Environmental monitoring experience or education Post high school higher education Industrial instrumentation related experience Blower and/or flare maintenance experience B.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements Required:
Drivers license Preferred:
Opacity or visible stack emissions monitoring certification High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) pipe fusion certification C.
Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required Required:
18 years of age or greater Basic computer skills (i.
, email, web browser, Windows XP) Basic mechanical and technical skills/aptitude Preferred:
Basic MS Word and Excel skills Basic knowledge of landfill related environmental regulations Good written and verbal communication skills Basic electrical knowledge Work Environment Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
Required to use motor coordination with finger dexterity (such as keyboarding, monitoring device use, machine operation, etc.
) most of the workday.
Required to exert physical effort in handling objects up to 50 pounds on occasion.
Required to be exposed to the outdoor environment, which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes, or similar elements often.
Normal setting for this job is in the field.
Required to wear personal protective equipment (safety glasses, hardhat, safety boots, safety vest, personal multi-gas monitor, etc).
Benefits At Waste Management, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability.
As well as a Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on 401K, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days.
Please note that benefits may vary by site.
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