Environmental Landfill Technician - Entry to Mid-Level

Groundwater & Environmental Services, Inc. (GES) in Saint Paul, MN

  • Industry: Engineering - Environmental Engineer
  • Type: Full Time
  • Compensation: $87,830.00 - 133,780.00 / Year*
position filled

This is an immediate hire opportunity. This position offers competitive pay, and overtime work is available!

Outdoor work; in all weather conditions. Mechanical ability is required.


  • Performsoperation & maintenance of leachate collection and storage system.
  • Collect and interpret field data collected field and complete daily activity logs, checklists and forms in Excel, Word and various other online systems.
  • Completes and tracks maintenance work orders.
  • Perform operation and maintenance of landfill gas collection system blowers and flare operations.
  • Conducts surface emissions monitoring. Must have ability to walk long distances over steep terrain.
  • Helps to identify field related issues and makes recommendations for correction.
  • Supervises contractors on subsurface excavations and equipment & piping installations.
  • Interacts with clients to discuss project site related information.
  • Collects groundwater samples.
  • Ensures installation and repair practices adhere to OSHA requirements and engineering standards.
  • Adheres to GES Health & Safety standards in all field-related activities.
  • Technical in mechanical or construction-related fields preferred but not required.
  • Landfill-related or environmental remediation experience preferred but not required
  • Must be able to travel with overnight stays.

Job Requirements:
  • An education in electronics, electro-mechanical or other skilled trades preferred.
  • 0-3+ years of field related work experience within the landfill or environmental consulting industry.
  • Must possess a strong understanding of standard operating procedures related to sampling, health & safety, field note recording, equipment calibration, and O&M activities.
  • Must be a team player with very good technical, mechanical, and problem solving skills.
  • OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER certification is a plus. OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER training will be required if this certification is not yet earned. This certification is required to perform the duties of this position.
  • Experience with LPS or a behavior based health & safety program is a plus.

Our comprehensive benefits program includes: medical, dental, vision, prescription, 401k, FSA, STD, LTD, New Parent Leave, 529 CollegeBound Fund, Tuition Assistance, Bonus Plan, and more.

GES is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that strongly values diversity. EOE/AA/M/F/V/D

Associated topics: ecotoxicology, environmental impact, environmental impact assessment, environmental protection agency, geologist, glacier, groundwater, hazardous material, water safety, water treatment

* Estimated salary

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