Landfill Construction Field Technician - Bay Area, CA

Dublin, CA, USA
Jul 13, 2018
Aug 11, 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
Title: Landfill Construction Field Technician - Bay Area, CA

Location: United States-CA-US-Dublin

Job Number: 20900000242

**TetraTech OMS is seeking a Construction Field Technician.**

**Do youthrive in dynamic environments working outdoors and have the ability to pursueexcellence in environmental projects, routine/non routine maintenance, testingand consulting on landfills? Tetra Tech is expanding our team and looking forhard working individuals who have experience or may be new to the environmentalfield and looking for an opportunity to follow their passions in deliveringhigh quality results and solutions to our customers.**

**Our O&MWest project sites offers a unique work environment that specializes in a widevariety of project sites where we are conducting specialized testing, monitoring,and performing maintenance activities at our facilities. Your role will beassisting other experienced team members to conduct:**

Operation and maintenance activities on landfill

gas (LFG) and landfill liquids collection systems

Perform landfill gas control and collection system

construction, repairs and expansions

Perform well raising, HDPE welding, pipeline work

Heavy equipment operation, forklifts, excavators,

haul trucks, etc

Working with pressurized air and liquid lines

Assist construction managers with the procurement

of materials, equipment, and supplies for projects

Perform maintenance on system components to ensure

or restore proper operation and compliance

Critical thinking and problem solving of complex

field issues

Environmental data collection and interpretation

and general office assistance such as filling out paperwork and submitting


Emergency and Urgent response repairs


**_Required Abilities:_**

Respond to LFG and landfill liquid collection systems call-out devices 24-hours per day, 7 days per week. OMS Tetra Tech guarantees our clients a timely response to system failure within a maximum 12-hour time period

Travel for extended periods, if necessary -including overnight stays.

It is anticipated that an EFT will travel 30-60% of the time however, this estimate may change based on client needs

Work effectively and efficiently as both a team and solely

Walk long distances, up and down steeply sloped landfills and outdoor terrain

Work in extreme (hot and cold) weather conditions safely

Lift a minimum of 50 pounds on a non-consistent basis

Pass a company paid, baseline health physical and drug screening, as required

Complete the USEPA HAZWOPR, 40-hour, environmental health and safety class, and annual 8-hour refresher classes

Ability to troubleshoot mechanical and electrical system failures

Provide an aggressive and proactive approach to client needs and urgent issues that arise

**Ability to obtain, and keep in good standing, a valid driver's license and ability to drive to job sites**

Must be available to work overtime, nights, weekends, on-call, and holidays if necessary

**_Skills and Technical Aptitude:_**

Minimum High School Diploma and 1 year of general working experience,

Preferred A.S. or B.S Degree in environmental, or other natural science (geology, biology, ecology etc.),

Ability to learn and work with complex field monitoring equipment including: flame-ionization detectors, photo-ionization detectors, explosive gas detectors, water level detectors PH/temperature/conductivity meters, and other typical environmental monitoring equipment

Some heavy equipment operation, HDPE pipe fusion experience a plus.

Ability to learn general gas, soil, and air sampling techniques including applicable environmental and health & safety regulations and regulatory requirements

Ability to be familiar with operations and maintenance techniques for landfill gas and landfill fluids collection systems

Ability to be familiar with landfill gas data, data processing techniques and databases

Basic PC use, Microsoft Office suite of products (Word, Excel, and Outlook)

Ability to build and retain mutual relationships with clients

**As an EFT you will have access to a Company provided laptop and cellphone, vehicle for overnight trips, and access to ATV's to travel on job sites to monitor landfills and conduct maintenance on landfill gas equipment as well as the option to record data using Global Positioning System (GPS) units, tablets, photographs, and digital field site forms.**

**Tetra Tech OMS strives on our unparalleled service to our clients. Tetra tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide and ranks 1** **st** **in many categories among Engineering News-Record's Top 200 Environmental Firms.** **Please review this opportunity and see if this may be a great fit for you!**

Tetra Tech is committed to diversity and gender equality in all of its operations - in the U.S. and overseas. We strive to reflect these goals in our global mission and in our workplace. We encourage applications from women and underrepresented ethnic, racial, and cultural groups. Tetra Tech is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOEAA/M/F/Vets/Disability

Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contactor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Successful completion of a drug screen required.

If you are disabled and need assistance with your job application process, please fax the position you are applying for to: (330) 659-5931.

For more information on our company, please visit our websites at:

Job: Construction