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Landfill Technician - Gas

  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: : BBBH109984
  • Location: USA, Georgia, Alpharetta
  • Sector: Energy From Waste, Renewables
  • Salary: US$20 - US$25 per hour + Overtime
  • Date posted: 18/07/2017
This vacancy has now expired.
Our client, an employee-owned environmental consulting and construction firm is seeking Landfill Gas Technicians for their landfills in the Greater Atlanta area (Ball Ground, Alpharetta)

Reporting the Project Manager and or Superintendent, this role will:
1. Operate, monitor, and maintain landfill gas migration control and recovery systems
2. Assist with small construction repairs involving gas collection and control system
3. Perform post rain inspections as well as collect run off and or ground water samples

You will be responsible for:
Field sampling various test locations including wells, probes, headers, blowers, flares, pumps, etc.
Data recording and analysis
Adjusting gas flow rates from wells, headers and blowers per the data review
Operates and maintain various equipment, including calibration
Record and maintain daily field logs reporting data collected, field observations, actions taken, and recommended actions to be taken
Implement necessary routine and non-routine repairs, as well as maintenance required to keep systems operating and in compliant with operating parameters and goals
Interact with, supervise, and manage vendors or sub-contractors needed to assist with day to day operations of the monitoring and maintenance of the control and recovery systems
Prep cost estimates and proposals for work to be done
Conduct HSE meetings
Occasional travel

3 years of landfill gas collection systems required
40-hour HAZWOPER cert
HAZWOPER Supervisor cert
Confined Space Entry Team cert\
Excavation Safety Competent Person cert preferred
Experience in polyethylene pipe fusion for construction of combustible gas sensor
High degree and aptitude for mechanical work
Excellent communication skills
Physical requirements for driving, lifting and carrying equipment/mechanical components, hand excavation and digging using shovels or picks, carrying and climbing ladders, operating and working form man lifts, operating electrical tools and hand tools and working in various weather conditions

For more information about this role please contact our Houston office