Fairmont City, Illinois

As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

**I. Job Summary**

This position reports to the Area Gas Operations Manager (AGOM) and is responsible for the operation and maintenance of landfill gas collection and control systems (GCCS) including the supervision and direction of 4-7 Gas Technician positions as well as contractors.

Expect hours of 6am - 5pm Mon-Fri with on-call responsibilities.

**II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities**

The individual must have the ability to work independently without direct supervision. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to supervise the work efforts of others and perform the 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 performance.

+ GCCS operation and maintenance includes: - 50%

+ Calibrate, operate and maintain sensitive electronic data collection devices necessary to optimize LFG collection from the wellfield.

+ Collect and manage data entry from environmental monitoring locations.

+ Implement and manage the GCCS preventative maintenance plan.

+ Operate and maintain liquid management system pneumatic or electric driven pumps (troubleshoot and determine liquid heights within liquid containment structures and or LFG collection wells).

+ 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 piping materials.

+ Monitor opacity (visible stack emissions) where required

+ Troubleshoot GCCS and related systems

+ Supervise gas technicians; delegate work assignments 40%

+ Train gas technicians on GCCS operations and maintenance activities; mentor and evaluate technician proficiency

+ Manage/supervise contractor activities

+ Provide project management support to the AGOM for GCCS design and construction.

+ Participate in the development of LFG related capital and expense budgets.

+ Review and analyze GCCS operating data and prepare reports; mentor technicians on same - 10%

+ Implement all job related health and safety requirements and procedures.

+ Be available for on-call response (physically on site or by phone as required) to GCCS related malfunction events.

**III. Supervisory Responsibilities**

+ Indirectly supervise operations of Level I and II Gas Technicians. These are not union positions.

**IV. Qualifications**

The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.

A. Education and Experience

+ Education: High school diploma (accredited) or GED.

+ Experience: 5 years of GCCS operations experience (in addition to education requirement).

B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements

+ Valid and unrestricted driver-s license

C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required

+ Excellent written and verbal English communication skills (unless in Canadian provinces)

+ Advanced computer skills (i.e., email, web browser, Microsoft - Windows Excel and Word)

+ Excellent mechanical and technical skills/aptitude

+ Ability to optimize the performance of GCCS

+ Thorough familiarity with the operation of gas collection and combustion devices with the ability to troubleshoot this equipment remotely

**V. 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.

Normal setting for this job is: office setting.


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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Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Fairmont City, Illinois

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The call of reveille is a sound that signals the beginning of a new day. It serves as a reminder of purpose and mission. While the bugle may not wake you when you return to your civilian life, at WM, you will find that sense of purpose and mission that is so familiar.

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