Methane/Landfill Gas Collection System Operators

What they do:

Direct daily operations, maintenance, or repair of landfill gas projects, including maintenance of daily logs, determination of service priorities, and compliance with reporting requirements.

On the job, you would:

  • Track volume and weight of landfill waste.
  • Recommend or implement practices to reduce turnaround time for trucks in and out of landfill site.
  • Prepare reports on landfill operations and gas collection system productivity or efficiency.
  • Diagnose or troubleshoot gas collection equipment and programmable logic controller (PLC) systems.
  • Coordinate the repair, overhaul, or routine maintenance of diesel engines used in landfill operations.
  • Read meters, gauges, or automatic recording devices at specified intervals to verify gas collection systems operating conditions.
  • Supervise landfill, well field, and other subordinate employees.
  • Prepare and manage landfill gas collection system budgets.
  • Prepare soil reports as required by regulatory or permitting agencies.
  • Oversee landfill gas collection system construction, maintenance, and repair activities.




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