Landfill Gas Technician

Bishop's Stortford, UK
06 Jul 2019
05 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced Landfill Gas Technician looking to take on a new challenge?

Viridor is one of the UK's leading recycling, renewable energy and waste management companies. Part of the FTSE 250 Pennon Group, Viridor puts waste into action, transforming it into high quality recyclables, raw materials and energy. This is an exciting time to work at Viridor. We are at the forefront of the UK's green economy and we use smart people and technology to deliver our vision, bringing people together to give the world's resources new life.

Due to continued success and growth, we are now looking to recruit a Landfill Gas Technician for our Elsenham Landfill team in Bishop's Stortford.

The Role

Joining our team, the Landfill Gas Technician will undertake the safe and effective monitoring and balancing of gas collection systems (GCS) in order to optimise Viridor's landfill gas resource for regulatory compliance and for commercial benefit through power generation.

You will carry out other monitoring, analysis, record keeping and reporting on the status of gas collection systems and associated control and utilisation equipment such that process control and health is optimise.

The Landfill Gas Technician will be responsible for the upkeep and calibration of all plant, equipment and tools used in monitoring, balancing and maintenance of landfill gas management assets in line with routine and planned preventative maintenance schedules. You'll ensure that spare parts and consumables are available when required.

You'll be required to participate in a call out rota to provide cover for work that is required at the weekends, and outside of normal working hours.

The ideal Landfill Gas Technician:

  • An understanding of the operation and basic maintenance of landfill gas power generation and control equipment
  • Good level of education coupled with relevant practical experience in a related environment
  • Experience of working in an outdoor environment in all weather conditions
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work to deadlines and constantly juggle priorities
  • Tactful, strong and resilient in demanding situations
  • Ideally, a proven track record of the successful compliance management and optimisation of leachate collection, treatment, disposal and control
  • Full UK driving licence

Rewards and Benefits

In return for your hard work as our Landfill Gas Technician, we can offer a competitive salary plus a package including; contributory pension scheme, optional healthcare and a range of flexible benefits.

If you want to work within in a team-orientated and collaborative environment, for a company that strives to be environmentally, socially and economically sustainable, click apply.

No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory. We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status.

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