Landfill Gas Technician

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees?16,000 people working together across disciplines and time zones to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in 400 locations around the world. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams.

Our office in Diamond Bar is seeking?a full-time, regular Field Technician for?various job sites in?southern and central?California?area.? The individual will be responsible?the calibration and maintenance of landfill gas monitoring equipment to gather composition data.?H/she will also perform New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) surface monitoring to gather surface emissions data.?Other manual labor is required as related to the maintenance of landfill gas collection systems and associated components.? Basic mechanical and/or electrical knowledge?along with a?science background?is highly desirable. The qualifying candidate will have above average writing skills, legible penmanship, basic computer skills, and ability to work independently.


  • Operate and maintain gas collection system on a timely and cost effective basis in order to achieve performance standards

  • Monthly Wellfield Maintenance, Monitoring and Tuning

  • Liquid Level Measurements in Gas Extraction Wells, if required

  • Pneumatic Pump Cleaning / Maintenance

  • Daily Preventative Maintenance

  • HDPE Pipe Welding

  • Condensate Management System Maintenance

  • Monitor LFG perimeter probes

  • Quarterly Surface Scan (NSPS Sites), if required

  • Coordinate and oversee activities of contractors completing non-routine repairs

  • Operational Support of Blower/Flare Systems

  • Tracing of Electrical Circuitry

  • Problem Solving and Troubleshooting Collection Systems

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Certificates, Licenses, Registrations such as pipe fusion certification helpful

  • Basic electrical/mechanical aptitude

  • Ability to problem solve

  • Must be available 24/7 for emergency call outs

  • Must possess a valid driver's license and a clean driving record

This position requires individuals to work outdoors up to 95% of the time.? The individual will be exposed to physical environment which involves dirt, noise, odors and extreme weather elements of California.? The employee frequently lifts and or moves up to 50 pounds. Must be able to walk up/down steep slopes; standing, driving, sitting. Required to wear personal protective equipment for some tasks. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must pass company paid, baseline health physical and drug screening.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Tetra Tech is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. EOE AA/M/F/Vets/Disability.

Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contactor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.

For more information on our company, please visit our website at www.tetratech.com.

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