Equal Opportunity Employer:
Waste Management (WM), a Fortune 250 company, is the leading
provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North
America. We are strongly committed to a foundation of operating
excellence, professionalism and financial strength. WM serves
nearly 25 million customers in residential, commercial, industrial
and municipal markets throughout North America through a network of
collection operations, transfer stations, landfills, recycling
facilities and waste-based energy production projects.
I. 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). The GCCS consists of a
series of extraction points known as wells, interconnected via
piping. The collected gas is transported using gas conveyance
equipment (such as a fan or blower). Landfill gas (LFG) collected
by this extraction system from the landfill's wellfield is
combusted within a flare. Proper operation of the GCCS is required
to comply with various State and Federal environmental
II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The individual must have the ability to work independently
without direct supervision. An individual must be able to perform
the following essential duties satisfactorily. Other minor duties
may be assigned and vary by location.
- Properly operate and maintain GCCS in a timely and
cost-effective manner to ensure regulatory compliance and optimize
GCCS operation and maintenance includes:
Calibrate, operate and maintain sensitive electronic data
collection devices necessary to optimize LFG collection from the
Collect and manage data entry from wellfield extraction and
environmental monitoring locations.
Implement the GCCS preventative maintenance plan.
Operate and maintain liquid management system pneumatic or
electric driven pumps (troubleshoot and determine liquid levels
within liquid containment structures and or LFG collection
Perform wellfield valve/vacuum adjustments, data collection and
maintenance; interpret data
Use Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) or High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE)
piping materials and associated equipment to perform maintenance on
Complete the WM Landfill Gas Technician I Training.
Develop basic understanding of environmental regulations related
to GCCS operations and develop the ability to work within an
environmentally regulated industry.
Follow job related health and safety requirements and
- Available for on-call response to GCCS related malfunction
III. Supervisory Responsibilities
This job has no supervisory duties.
The requirements listed below are representative of the
qualifications necessary to perform the job.
A. Education and Experience
Education: Not required.
- Experience: No prior work experience required.
B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other
- Valid and unrestricted driver's license
C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities
- 18 years of age or greater
V. Work Environment
Key points regarding the environmental demands and work
environment are listed below. Reasonable accommodations may be made
to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential 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 __
pounds: on occasion
Required to work outdoors approximately 80% of each workday,
work involves exposure to dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes, or
Required to walk over steep and rough terrain for considerable
- Required to wear personal protective equipment (safety glasses,
hardhat, safety boots, safety vest, personal multi-gas monitor,
etc.) in accordance with company Health and Safety standards
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.
If this sounds like the opportunity that you have been looking
for, please click "Apply."
Thank you for your interest in Waste Management. In response to
COVID-19, we will be conducting our review process through creative
solutions. Your patience and flexibility is appreciated as our
process may involve virtual solutions and take longer than normal.
Interview process and timing may be delayed and will vary by