Plant Operator

Website Montauk Renewables

Job Title: Landfill Gas Plant Operator


Reports To: Facility Manager

Job Summary: Participates in the operation and maintenance activities of a landfill gas processing plant and wellfield collection system as directed by the Facility Manager. Strives to achieve high standards of safety and environmental integrity while maintaining maximum processing production.

Major Responsibilities/Activities:

  • Responsible for daily operations, maintenance, and repair, including daily logs, preventive maintenance tasks, and reporting requirements.
  • Perform and assist with inspection and overhaul activities.
  • Perform equipment inspection, maintenance tasks, troubleshooting and diagnoses of plant equipment and systems.
  • Oversee, (and to the extent necessary participate with) subcontractors in the performance of equipment service work, and in overhaul activities as required.
  • Properly tune and balance the gas collection system wellheads in order to achieve performance standard
  • Routine Blower / Flare Operations
  • Operate a gas chromatograph and enter data via the computer
  • Monitor and collect data for verification of NSPS compliance
  • Condensate Management System Maintenance
  • Oversee (and to the extent necessary participate with) subcontractors in system expansions and modifications as required


Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum 3+ years’ equipment operations experience using mechanical, electrical, instrument or control system skills.
  • High School, GED, technical training school, Associates Degree level graduate.
  • Knowledge of PLC
  • 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 Drivers’ License issued by state of residence and in good standing.
  • Flexibility for ‘on call’ support or varied schedule needs

Skills Desire

  • Familiarity with PLC systems
  • Demonstrated mechanical and electrical knowledge and repair abilities
  • natural or landfill gas plant operations experience desirable

Physical Demands:

Occasional lifting or moving heavy materials, ability to use a variety of tools, ability to walk over uneven terrain.

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