Gas Technician I
Waste Management 1,561 reviews - Elgin, SC

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About Waste Management

At Waste Management the Gas Technician I position reports to the Gas Operations Manager and is responsible for the operation and maintenance of one or more landfill gas collection and control systems (GCCS). To perform this job successfully, a Gas Technician I is required to properly operate and maintain landfill gas collection and control systems in a timely and cost effective manner in order to achieve optimum performance standards.

Job Overview:
Waste Management


South Carolina



Employment Type:
Full Time

Job Category:

Minimum Experience:
None Selected

Career Level:
Not Selected

Education Level:
High School/GED

Job Title:
Gas Technician I

Job Description:
You will be required to use motor coordination with finger dexterity (such as keyboarding, monitoring device use, machine operation, etc) most of the work day, exert physical effort in handling objects less than 50 pounds on occasion, and wear personal protective equipment (safety glasses, hard hat, safety boots, safety vest, personal multi-gas monitor, etc.).

Successful Gas Technicians have high mechanical/technical aptitude, have basic computer skills, and following specific training must understand the health and safety issues associated with landfill gas, as well as the environmental regulations affecting the operation and compliance of landfill gas management systems. You should also be willing to learn to competently complete all technical aspects required in this position.

High school diploma or equivalent G.E.D.

Must have a valid driver's license

Must be at least 18 years of age or older

Basic computer skills (i.e., email, web browser, Windows XP)

Must be eligible to be legally employed in the US

Ability to perform physical requirements of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.

Successfully pass pre-employment (post offer) drug screen, background check and motor vehicle records check.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Landfill gas related experience or education (0 to 3 years)

Environmental monitoring experience or education

Post high school higher education

Industrial instrumentation related experience

Blower and/or flare maintenance experience

Opacity or visible stack emissions monitoring certification

High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) pipe fusion certification

Basic MS Word and Excel skills

Basic knowledge of landfill related environmental regulations

Good written and verbal communication skills

Basic electrical knowledge

At Waste Management, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. As well as Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on 401k plan, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site.


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1,561 reviews
Waste Management is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management and environmental services in North America. We are also a...