Lead Wellfield Technician

Website Montauk Renewables

Company Summary:


Montauk is a fully integrated renewable energy company specializing in the management, recovery, and conversion of landfill methane into renewable electric power and renewable natural gas. Montauk’s corporate offices are in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with regional offices in Houston, Texas and Irvine, California. Montauk operates as a subsidiary of Montauk Holdings Limited, a publicly traded holding company listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.


Position Title: Lead Wellfield Technician


Location: Galveston, Texas


Reports to: Wellfield Manager


Job Type: Full Time


Position Summary:


Leads the monitoring and maintenance activities of the landfill gas collection system as directed by their Manager. Achieves high standards of health, safety and environmental integrity while maintaining maximum collection of landfill gas.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Lead the Wellfield team in their daily activities
  • Maximize gas collection and achieve sales goals
  • Oversee housekeeping of wellfield, health, safety and environmental compliance
  • Oversee the overall wellfield health and system performance
  • Ensure well reads are accomplished per the customer requirements
  • Manage calibration gas inventories for sampling equipment
  • Cover for the Wellfield Technicians when off on PTO, etc.
  • Train new technicians in the daily routines and data collection requirements
  • Assure accurate data collection and entry as required by the customer
  • Routine Blower / Flare Operations
  • Have an understanding on how to properly troubleshoot, tune and balance the gas collection system wellheads to achieve performance standard for both gas plants
  • Oversee (and to the extent necessary participate with) subcontractors in system expansions and modifications as required
  • Manage o-plate swap data for SOP reporting
  • Participate in Call Outs, as required
  • Participate in customer facing meetings related to NSPS


Experience/Minimum Requirements:

  • High School or GED; technical training school
  • Working knowledge of pumps, gauges, etc.
  • Basic computer skills including Microsoft Outlook, Word, & Excel
  • Strong verbal, written, computer communication and organization skills
  • Ability to interact positively and effectively in a team environment
  • Valid Driver’s License issued by state of residence and in good standing
  • Flexibility for ‘on call’ support or varied schedule needs


Other Skills/Abilities:

  • Demonstrated mechanical and electrical knowledge and repair abilities
  • Natural or landfill gas wellfield experience a plus


Working Conditions:

  • Work environment includes indoors and outdoors type work
  • Lifting or moving up to 50 pounds; frequently exerting up to 20 pounds of force
  • Occasionally climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl
  • Normal ability to distinguish colors, speak, touch, and hear
  • Close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to focus required
  • Frequent walking over uneven terrain, standing, use hands and fingers, handle and feel objects and tools
  • Normal dexterity of hands and fingers
  • Ability to operate a truck, forklift and use a variety of tools


The physical demands 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.



  • Full-Time employees are eligible for a strong benefits package including:
  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Flexible spending account
  • Paid time off
  • Long term disability, and life insurance
  • Retirement 401K
  • Pay is commensurate with qualifications.


Montauk Renewables is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age. We are a drug free work environment based on Federal guidelines and use e-verify to confirm employment eligibility.

To apply for this job please visit montaukenergy.applicantstack.com.

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