Waste Connections, Inc Landfill Gas Technician in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Job Title

Landfill Gas Technician

Employee Type

Employee

Requisition Primary Location

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Job Description

We are looking to hire a Landfill Gas Tech Specialist to manage the landfill gas system. This position will be based out of the Bethlehem Landfill in Bethlehem, PA .

This is an excellent opportunity with a growing company!

Responsibilities include:

  • Ensure landfill gas and waste water systems remains in compliance with all Federal, State and local laws and regulations.

  • Perform routine system inspections and repairs on the landfill.

  • Work with Region Engineer and Landfill Manager to ensure compliance.

  • Maintain relationships with landfill employees as well as consultants, vendors, customers generating industrial waste.

  • Assist in landfill environmental reviews and audits.

  • Perform technical duties relevant to the landfill gas extraction system compliant to landfill operations.

  • Provide assistance in fulfillment of all technical/regulating/operational documentation related to the landfill.

  • Assist in general manager’s administration of all landfill operations/programs, daily business dealings/communications.

  • Analyze data and prepare summaries, recommendations and cost estimates for consideration by senior engineers and/or managers.

  • Conduct on-site technical visits to satellite sites to review and evaluate operational efficiency of equipment and systems at various facilities.

  • Monitor and maintain field installation and testing.

  • Assist senior engineer and/or management in reviewing design and development plans, calculating cost estimates for completing the proposed projects and evaluating the engineering proposals and specifications.

  • Compose technical reports to document engineering analysis, solutions and results.

  • Represent the organization in conferences to resolve important issues and to plan and coordinate work.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Ability to follow established procedures with minimal amount of direct supervision.

  • Understanding of landfill gas systems

  • Ability to interpret documents such as safety rules, contracts, federal, state and local regulations, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

  • Ability to prepare reports at the state or local levels.

  • Must be mechanically proficient on a variety of systems and field instruments.

  • Ability to define problems collects data, interpret data and draw valid conclusions.

  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Minimum requirements:

  • 2 or more years of Landfill Gas System maintenance.

  • Some direct work experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • environmental site assessments and remediation

  • environmental audits

Successful candidates are those seeking a mix of field service and office work in an environment of operational excellence and accountability. We offer competitive compensation, excellent benefits, and unlimited opportunities to “ Connect with Your Future .” Waste Connections is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veterans)

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Who We Are

Waste Connections Inc. is an integrated solid waste services company that provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services in mostly exclusive and secondary markets. Our goal is to create an environment where self-directed, empowered employees strive to consistently fulfill our constituent commitments and seek to create positive impacts through interactions with customers, communities, and fellow employees.

OUR PEOPLE MEAN EVERYTHING TO US

Waste Connections is always working to protect the health of the communities we serve, and we are grateful for the hard work and dedication that you bring to your job every day. Working here means you are a safety-minded individual who is making important contributions on a daily basis that will make a positive impact on those around you. We appreciate that you are a person of integrity who takes pride in the work you do.

Our Opportunities

BUILD TALENT FROM WITHIN

People who want to gain valuable professional experience will find that Waste Connections is a fantastic place to work. You’ll enjoy the opportunity for beneficial training and professional development opportunities that can help enhance your skills and lead the way to a more promising future.

LET’S REALIZE YOUR GOALS TOGETHER

Bring your passion to succeed and you’ll quickly discover that great opportunities are all around you. At Waste Connections, you’ll thrive if you are friendly, dedicated, and prefer a work hard/play hard culture that is focused on maintaining our reputation as the premier waste services company in the markets we serve.