Treatment Plant Operator-4123

Job Description



Assist landfill personnel in a variety of assignments including treatment plant operating, maintenance, and monitoring of the landfill gas extraction systems, leachate collection systems, and other systems at the landfill.




This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as management may deem necessary from time to time.


  • Primary contact for landfill personnel in regards to leachate treatment plant and gas extraction system including operating and maintenance
  • Recommend and implement enhancements and troubleshooting issues with various on site systems including landfill gas, leachate collection and conveyance, environmental monitoring and storm water management
  • Record, monitor and evaluate data directed related to the on site systems, landfill gas, leachate and storm water
  • Uses current regulation knowledge to make recommendations to ensure compliance with environmental regulations
  • Maintain, repair, and troubleshoot the monitoring equipment as needed
  • Assist with monitoring field installation and testing. Review and evaluate operational efficiency of equipment and systems at various facilities




  • Ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of all regulatory agencies that affect the business
  • Strong mechanical background related to pumps and piping
  • Treatment Plant experience, process or design a plus





Education: High School diploma or GED required.Minimum 2-year Associates Degree in Environmental Studies, Environmental Science, Civil Engineering Technology or other environmental related field a plus

Years of Experience: One (1) year of experience with operating Treatment Plants with strong maintenance and mechanical background. Previous experience with LFG and/or leachate systems preferred

Certifications: None






  • Usual office equipment including phone, fax, computer and calculator
  • MS Office including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Use hands tools such as wrenches and screwdrivers
  • Machines including but not limited to pH meter and gas detecting equipment
  • Personal protective equipment




  • Exposure to physical occupational risks such as (cuts, burns, exposure to toxic chemicals)
  • Exposure to physical environment which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements




  • Required to exert physical effort in handling objects less than 30 pounds on occasion
  • Ability to organize various office systems through adjusting, connecting, lifting, pulling, pushing, bending or folding for the purpose of proper records development and/or management
  • Ability to use a computer and related devices, such as a keyboard or mouse or other related equipment, throughout the workday while seated at a desk or workstation
  • Expected to lift up to 40 pounds, rarely



This job description is not a contract and does not affect the at-will nature of your employment relationship with Advanced Disposal. Furthermore, this job description is not intended to be all-inclusive and does not and cannot address every responsibility or duty you may be expected to perform during your employment. Advanced Disposal reserves the right to modify or amend this job description at its discretion, without prior notice.


All qualified applicants considered regardless of ethnicity, nationality, gender, veteran or disability status, religion, age, gender orientation or other protected status