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Landfill Gas Technician

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SCS Engineers Modesto , CA 95351

Posted 3 months ago

SCS Engineers is an employee-owned environmental consulting and construction firm that designs and implements sustainable environmental solutions. Our core capabilities are: solid and hazardous waste management, landfill gas, site remediation, renewable energy, and regulatory compliance for businesses and municipalities responsible for protecting our air, water, and soil as part of doing business. Our employees take pride in their work and are committed to the success of our clients. That care is rewarded; and as a result, we retain our key staff and attract new professionals with an innovative spirit. Do you have the innovative spirit we are looking for?

Job Summary

Under general supervision and training will be responsible for the operation, monitoring and maintenance of landfill gas collection systems. This position can be based anywhere within the Modesto Area.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Have the aptitude and ability to be properly trained to operate, monitor and maintain landfill gas collection systems on a timely and cost effective basis in order to achieve minimum performance standards

  • Monthly Wellfield Monitoring and data collection

  • Liquid Level Measurements in Gas Extraction Wells

  • Pneumatic Pump Cleaning / Maintenance

  • Wellfield Maintenance and repair

  • Daily Preventative Maintenance / HDPE Pipe Welding

  • Routine Blower / Flare Operations. Monitoring and Maintenance

  • Condensate Management System Maintenance and repair

  • Monitor perimeter probes

  • Surface Emissions Monitoring

  • Participate in Health and Safety regular meetings and ensure that Health and Safety standards are followed by on-site staff and sub-contractors

  • Develop and maintain operating records using written and computer/electronic methods

  • Reports/consults with supervisor (and in some instances client) regarding field conditions and test results


  • A valid drivers license with a good driving record is required

  • Mechanical - Technical Aptitude with at least 1 year of experience in mechanical or construction-related fields preferred but not required

  • 0-2 years of Landfill-related experience preferred but not required

  • High School Diploma/GED preferred

  • Basic Computer Skills

  • Effective organizational as well as written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience with Health and Safety Oriented work preferred but not required.

  • Entry level familiarity with technical instrumentation and equipment preferred but not required

  • Meet physical requirements for driving (pick-up truck), walking inspection of improved and unimproved property, lifting and carrying equipment/mechanical components (up to 50 lbs. unassisted), hand excavation/digging (using shovels/picks), carrying and climbing ladders, operating and working from man lifts, operating electric tools (drills, saws, etc.), using hand tools (screw drivers, wrenches, hammers, etc.) and providing services under varying weather conditions.

SCS Engineers offers excellent opportunities for career advancement and a competitive compensation package, including: medical, dental, vision, 401K, ESOP, paid holidays and PTO.

SCS Engineers is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). SCS provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran or disabled status.

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Landfill Gas Technician

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SCS Engineers