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Methane/Landfill Gas Collection System Operators - 11-3051.05

O*NET-SOC Description

Direct daily operations, maintenance, or repair of landfill gas projects, including maintenance of daily logs, determination of service priorities, and compliance with reporting requirements.

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SOC Occupation Groups

11-0000 Management Occupations
11-3000 Operations Specialties Managers
11-3050 Industrial Production Managers
11-3051.00 Industrial Production Managers
11-3051.05 Methane/Landfill Gas Collection System Operators

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  • Coordinate the repair, overhaul, or routine maintenance of diesel engines used in landfill operations.
  • Develop or enforce procedures for normal operation, start-up, or shut-down of methane gas collection systems.
  • Diagnose or troubleshoot gas collection equipment and programmable logic controller (PLC) systems.
  • Evaluate landfill gas collection service requirements to meet operational plans and productivity goals.
  • Implement landfill operational and emergency procedures.
  • Inspect landfill or conduct site audits to ensure adherence to safety and environmental regulations.
  • Maintain records for landfill gas collection systems to demonstrate compliance with safety and environmental laws, regulations, or policies.
  • Monitor and control liquid or gas landfill extraction systems.
  • Monitor gas collection systems emissions data, including biomethane or nitrous oxide levels.
  • Monitor landfill permit requirements for updates.
  • Operate computerized control panels to manage gas compression operations.
  • Optimize gas collection landfill operational costs and productivity consistent with safety and environmental rules and regulations.
  • Oversee gas collection landfill operations, including leachate and gas management or rail operations.
  • Oversee landfill gas collection system construction, maintenance, and repair activities.
  • Prepare and manage landfill gas collection system budgets.
  • Prepare reports on landfill operations and gas collection system productivity or efficiency.
  • Prepare soil reports as required by regulatory or permitting agencies.
  • Read meters, gauges, or automatic recording devices at specified intervals to verify gas collection systems operating conditions.
  • Recommend or implement practices to reduce turnaround time for trucks in and out of landfill site.
  • Supervise landfill, well field, and other subordinate employees.
  • Track volume and weight of landfill waste.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Communicate green energy production information.
  • Conduct environmental audits.
  • Develop sustainable organizational policies or practices.
  • Direct green energy production operations.
  • Direct maintenance and repair activities in green energy production facilities.
  • Evaluate energy production data.
  • Maintain green energy production plant equipment.
  • Maintain regulatory or compliance documentation.
  • Monitor external affairs or events affecting business operations.
  • Monitor green energy equipment, systems, or facilities.
  • Operate green energy production equipment.
  • Prepare operational budgets for green energy or other green operations.
  • Prepare reports related to compliance matters.
  • Recommend organizational process or policy changes.
  • Supervise workers performing environmentally sustainable activities.

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