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Landfill Gas Technician

Job Title
Landfill Gas Technician
Employee Type
Employee
Requisition Primary Location
Polkton, North Carolina
Job Description
Join Waste Connections, and Connect with Your Future!
We are currently seeking a talented Landfill Technician in the Eastern Region to join our growing organization.
Our ideal candidate must be willing to learn hands on how to operate, maintain, and manage a Waste Connections Landfill with the ultimate goal of being promoted to a Landfill District Manager opportunity!
This position would require relocation for career advancement opportunities to one or more of our landfills located within North America.
We want candidates that value leadership and have a desire to be Bold in their pursuit of leading those that they serve to success. We are looking for people with a four year degree that, post graduation, have a desire to continue learning and enjoy making whatever they are doing, better. This is an opportunity to make a difference while working for the leading company within the waste services industry.
We understand that no one comes out of school knowing how to run a landfill; that is why we formed our Development program. The program provides the opportunity for individuals entering the waste industry to learn and create, in a hands on environment, while being guided by a District Manager. Successful candidates will also work directly with our engineering/environmental compliance team, who are fully vested in your success.
We want driven leaders and problem solvers to join the Waste Connections family!
This is a building process with each responsibility building upon the next. The candidate will start the process as a technician and as they accomplish the technical responsibilities listed below they will be move further to the business and management responsibilities listed. But at all steps in the process they must show increasing levels of leadership potential.
Potential Responsibilities Include:
+ Executes precautions to ensure safety and compliance with Company and OSHA standards and regulations.
+ Provide team leadership . Manage the day-to-day operations of the landfill over time. Supervise the layout and fill sequences within the landfill; maintaining proper berms, ditches and access roads, and assuring proper cover of solid waste daily.
+ Formulates both short-term and long-term goals and action plans in conjunction with the District Manager.
+ Implements programs for optimal equipment utilization, equipment maintenance, labor, and material costs.
+ Become proficient in the operation and maintenance of heavy equipment (compactors, dozers, graders, tractors, backhoes, front-end loaders, dump trucks, etc.) as needed.
+ Maintain and monitor gas wells and assist with necessary expansions.
+ Maintain, monitor, sample, and operate leachate wastewater pre-treatment systems.
+ Perform technical and financial management of landfill construction, landfill gas system construction, and other site structures
+ Assists in monitoring landfill budget and operating metrics while diagnosing and improving processes, procedures, and performance.
+ Participates in regular P&L reviews to ensure that budgets are met; develops and implements programs for optimal equipment utilization, equipment maintenance, and labor and material costs.
+ Over time, assist in overseeing personnel needs of the site including selecting, coaching, disciplining, and training employees and evaluating employee performance.
+ Scheduling employees and equipment to facilitate task completion.
+ Over time, interacts with Landfill customers and County officials to ensure customer satisfaction, improve efficiency, renew contracts and negotiate new contracts.
+ Interacts with State and local agencies to insure efficient and effective compliance with rules and regulations.
Requirements:
+ 4 year degree mandatory (some examples include: Business Management, Business Administration, Accounting, Logistics, Environmental Sciences, Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering, or other related field).
+ Previous system monitoring experience a plus.
+ Previous supervisory experience in landfill operations, heavy construction and/or environmental field services is a plus.
+ Previous experience working outdoors in all weather types.
+ Must be willing to relocate.
Successful candidates are those who seek to thrive in an environment of promoting the need for leadership, operational excellence and accountability. We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term disability, life insurance, 401K retirement 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 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.

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