Environmental Landfill Technician - Entry to Mid-Level

Employer
Groundwater & Environmental Services
Location
Eagan, Minnesota, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 28, 2021
Closes
Jun 04, 2021
Ref
2033450702
Discipline
Other
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Outdoor work; in all weather conditions. Mechanical ability is required.

Responsibilities:
  • Performs O&M of landfill gas collection system blowers and flare operations.
  • Performs O&M of leachate collection and storage system.
  • Collects groundwater samples.
  • Conducts surface emissions monitoring.
  • Collects field data via checklists and forms in Excel, Word and various other online systems.
  • Completes and tracks maintenance work orders.
  • Helps to identify field related issues and makes recommendations for correction.
  • Supervises contractors on subsurface excavations and equipment & piping installations.
  • Interacts with clients to discuss project site related information.
  • An education in electronics, electro-mechanical or other skilled trades preferred.
  • 1-4+ years of field related work experience within the landfill or environmental consulting industry.
  • Technical in mechanical or construction-related fields preferred but not required.
  • Landfill-related or environmental remediation experience preferred but not required.
  • Must be able to travel with overnight stays.
  • Must possess a strong understanding of standard operating procedures related to sampling, health & safety, field note recording, equipment calibration, and O&M activities.
  • Must be a team player with very good technical, mechanical, and problem solving skills.
  • OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER certification is a plus. OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER training will be required if this certification is not yet earned. This certification is required to perform the duties of this position.
  • Experience with LPS or a behavior based health & safety program is a plus.

Our comprehensive benefits program includes: medical, dental, vision, prescription, 401k, FSA, STD, LTD, New Parent Leave, 529 CollegeBound Fund, Tuition Assistance, Bonus Plan, and more.

GES is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that strongly values diversity. EOE/AA/M/F/V/D

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