Technician - WM Renewable Energy Plant Management
Posted on: November 25, 2022
As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer, all qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age,
national origin, disability, or veteran status.
I. Job Summary
Manage the Landfill Gas to Energy Facility to maximize production,
while ensuring safe work practices, environmental compliance,
timely maintenance, compliance with contracts, and coordination
with the landfill management and operations. This role acts as a
plant owner, and is available whenever necessary to meet the
objectives of the role and the needs of the facility.
II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other minor duties may
By thorough evaluation of operational data, be responsible for
planning a proper course of action and have complete ownership for
managing production capacity in efforts to reduce plant operating
expenses while limiting equipment downtime without impairment.
Inspects ongoing activities for safety and environmental
compliance, and for adherence to Standard Operating Procedures.
Reports and develops recommendations for corrective actions in any
instances of reoccurring shutdowns or equipment de-rating in order
to notify WMRE operations managers whether further analysis is
Responsible for ensuring compliance with all operational
requirements of the air permit, which may include CYCLE task
tracking, documentation of compliance with standard operating
procedures, performing emissions tests, and adjusting equipment to
meet emissions limits. Represents WMRE during third party testing
and regulatory inspections.
Secures, manages, and coordinates all 3rd party vendors for
scheduled plant maintenance, unscheduled down time, compliance, and
well-field issues. Regularly communicates this with the Market Area
Gas Operations Manager (MAGOM) and/or WMRE Operations Manager.
Manages various relationships with power/gas purchasers as a first
point of contact, with respect to facility operations and
compliance with scheduling requirements. Complies with power
purchase agreements, gas sales agreements, interconnect agreements,
or other contracts.
Inspects plant machinery and equipment. Repairs, maintains, and
services all equipment in accordance with the facility Standard
Operating Procedures, equipment maintenance manuals, and WMRE
policies and training. Must also be knowledgeable to handle
non-routine repairs or issues that may arise and require sound,
immediate judgment without direct supervision.
Implements WM and WMRE safety policies and practices for all work
activities, and ensures these practices are followed by other WM
staff, vendors, contractors, and visitors entering the
Completes all mandatory training activities for both safety and
operational training as assigned by supervisor.
Procures plant supplies and replacement equipment in an efficient
manner by identifying needs in advance, managing vendors, and
working within WMRE guidelines as well as being responsible for the
Promptly responds to call-outs of plant shutdowns during
non-business hours to identify the cause of the shutdown and
rectify/diagnose through appropriate repairs or adjustments to
return the plant to operation while consulting with WMRE operations
managers (as needed). This role is given discretion to judge the
situation and respond accordingly without management intervention,
Identifies backup staff in coordination with the WMRE regional
manager, and assigns call-out schedules to ensure that there is at
least one plant manager available 24/7/365 for plant shutdowns and
emergencies. For self and backup, adjusts daily or weekly on-site
presence at plant during business hours to reflect time spent for
call-outs, with consideration that all other daily and monthly
duties must be completed on a timely basis.
Maintains the facility spare inventory and provides a written
inventory count twice annually.
Schedules and conducts plant tours as requested to support good
community relations. Represent WMRE as the on-site technical expert
on production of renewable energy from landfill gas. Participates
actively in developing and implementing ongoing public relations
between the plant and community to ensure favorable outlook of the
facility from both customer and community.
Participates in public forums to support business development and
community education. Ensures the potential for use of the facility
as a marketing platform and supervises such activities. Maintains
effective relationships with key political and community decision
makers in the region.
Completes special assignments/tasks as required by WMRE Operations
Manager, Market Area Gas Operations Manager, or Landfill District
III. Supervisory Responsibilities
This job has no supervisory duties.
The requirements listed below are representative of the
qualifications necessary to perform the job.
A. Education and Experience
Education: High School Diploma or GED (accredited)
Experience: 5 years of relevant work experience diagnosing and
repairing internal combustion engines and cooling systems.
B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements
Must have valid drivers license
C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required
Fundamental knowledge of computer data entry and
Must be able to successfully manage fiduciary responsibilities.
Must be able to lift a minimum of 100 lbs.
Must be able to travel up to 15% with overnight stays.
Must be able to diagnose and repair DC circuits 12/24 volts.
Basic knowledge of 120/240/480 3ph volt AC circuits.
Understand concepts of 4160 volt circuits
Must be familiar with basic principles of building maintenance.
V. Work Environment
Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and
work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made
to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions of the job.
Normal setting for this job is: shop/power plant environment.
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 a Stock Purchase
Plan, Company match on 401K, and more! Our employees also receive
Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that
benefits may vary by site.
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