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Environment Technician

Contract type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Birmingham
Dates that interviews will take place
Interviews will be held via MS Teams
Salary
£26,938 plus Benefits
Summary of vacancy

Are you an experienced Landfill Environment Technician?

When you join SUEZ, you get more than a brand-new role. Your work will help us deliver innovative and environmentally responsible solutions for water and waste management. You will get a chance to help us preserve and restore our planet’s natural capital for future generations. It’s a career that’s not only exciting, but full of opportunities as well as professional and personal fulfilment.

About the role

What will I be doing?

Reporting to your regional Landfill Energy Operations Manager, and known internally as an Aftercare Technician the main purpose of the role is to:

  • To support the day-to-day operations of open and closed landfills within your regional landfill energy cluster (medium sized geographical area).
  • To supervise day-to-day landfill energy operations, restoration projects, gas management and generation and also leachate treatment plants (LTP’s).
  • To focus on the achievement of specified KPI’s is essential in driving efficiency in line with the facilities operational and provisions budget.

What are the requirements?

Ideally you would:

  • Have knowledge of landfill site operations and aftercare.
  • Have experience and or knowledge ideally of working within and maintaining aspects of site control infrastructure  within a landfill site e.g landfill gas engines/ controls, leachate treatment plants, large number of extractions pipework,  pumps for gas, leachate and water.
  • Be able to manage contractors and tenants.
  • Have relevant health and safety qualification(s), IOSH desirable.
  • Have previously experience in supervising a mobile plant or using appropriate equipment.
  • Be able to supervise contractors delivering restoration materials.
  • Be able to supervise landfill energy technical maintenance contractors and suppliers.
  • Have experience of managing aftercare activities and long term management of land.
  • Have the ability to accurately identify and act upon routine daily maintenance of all landfill control equipment.
  • Would respond to out of hours emergencies & be included on an emergency call out rota.
  • Have a track record of delivering against financial targets and KPIs and experience of financial planning, budgeting and capital improvement.
  • Understand the need to operate in a compliant manner.
  • Appropriate additional training can and will be provided for the suitable candidate, to ensure that the post holder is fully competent to manage the above.

Who we are

At SUEZ the efficient and sustainable management of resources around the globe is at the heart of everything we do. Respect – acting ethically and with integrity – is one of our core values. We’re passionate about the environment and believe in protecting our world. Over 90,000 likeminded people worldwide makes for an incredible team, where collaboration and trust are part of the way we work. With true team spirit, we can give our customers a standard of service that goes above and beyond and ensure that our local communities have access to essential water and waste services

We thank our people for all they do with development opportunities, wide-ranging benefits and rewards that reflect their hard work. In a friendly, supportive environment, you’ll be inspired to grow and play your part in creating a better future for all.   

*No agencies please* 

Closing Date
02/03/2021
Once we have sufficient applicants we withhold the right to close job vacancies early.