Solid Waste Landfill Gas Technician #2021-10
Solid Waste Landfill Gas Technician
The Lake County Department of Utilities is accepting applications for the position of Landfill Technician at our Solid Waste Landfill Facility in Painesville Ohio. The position is responsible for performing a variety of tasks needed to support regulatory compliance. Applicants must have a High School diploma or GED. A valid Ohio Driver’s license with a safe driving record and a drug screen are required. Preferred applicants should have experience with landfill operations, effective written and verbal communication skills, ability to have effective working relationships with fellow coworkers, public officials and the general public. Proficient experience with the use of computer hardware, software, and office equipment is preferred. This position will include physical labor, including working outdoors in all types of weather conditions. This position may require occasional emergency call out response at all hours of the day and night including weekends and holidays.
The primary role and specific duties include: -Support the operation of the landfill gas collection system and leachate collection system, including wellfield monitoring and repairs -Perform operational adjustments, preventative maintenance and troubleshooting of landfill infrastructure such as a candlestick flare, central treatment station, air compressors, flowmeters, piping and pump stations -Document process equipment condition and perform routine lubrication -Assist with the collection and distribution of regulatory compliance data -Perform basic repairs to electrical, hydraulic and mechanical systems -Coordinate equipment repairs with external third party vendors. The ideal candidate will have two years of relevant experience, working knowledge of landfill collection systems and demonstrated workplace safety compliance. Salary range depends on qualifications of the candidate.
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