Lead Landfill Technician

Staten Island, New York
Jun 14, 2021
Aug 14, 2021
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Seeking experienced Landfill Technician for a long term contract in Staten Island, New York.  The contract scope includes operation, administration, maintenance, inspections, monitoring, testing environmental sampling, training, emergency response of all systems at the landfill.


  • Conduct daily routine inspections of landfill systems, scheduled inspections (weekly, monthly, annual), and unscheduled inspections (such as after a major rainfall event).
  • Maintain access to landfill gas wells, monitoring wells, parking areas, roadways, etc. via mowing vegetation or snow plowing/removal.
  • Perform preventive maintenance of mechanical equipment.
  • Prepare Daily Time Sheets.
  • Prepare Inspection and Test Reports.
  • Maintain a positive relationship with the customer.
  • Maintain a professional personal appearance at all times.
  • Effectively communicate with fellow technicians, vendors, subcontractors, and NYCD/Owner Project personnel.
  • Willingness to observe safe work practices, company safety rules and regulations, regularly wear personal protective equipment and follow lock-out/tag out procedures.
  • Respond to emergency calls.
  • Ability and willingness to work overtime if and when required.
  • Maintain company vehicles, tools and equipment.

  • Must have or have the ability to obtain the New York City Fire Department (FDNY) Certificate of Fitness for the Supervision of Sanitary Landfill Methane Recovery Facilities (L-19).
  • Must have proven experience on landfill sites maintaining landfill cover and drainage systems, performing environmental sampling, operating flare systems, taking landfill gas readings, maintaining/operating groundwater/leachate recovery systems.