Under supervision of the Power Systems Supervisor, plan, organize, operate, and maintain the District's landfill gas (LFG) Control Facility consisting of LFG fired engines/generators and associated equipment, LFG blowers and associated equipment, enclosed LFG flare and associated equipment, the 4160V distribution system, and the operation of the associated Landfill Gas Collection and Control System (GCCS); perform skilled mechanical work in the maintenance and repair of LFG/methane/natural gas fueled power generation and control systems and related equipment; and perform other job related duties as required.
This is an experienced, journey level, specialist class for the operation, maintenance, and repair of District LFG/methane/natural gas fueled power generation and control systems, and GCCS. Duties include on-going operations, as well as performing specialized, skilled mechanical and electrical maintenance and repair work as directed. Incumbent is expected to work unusual shifts, weekends, evenings, holidays, and 24-hour on call status when required.
Good time management skills to ensure assigned responsibilities are completed in an efficient and safe manner. Good communication skills; able to effectively communicate operating issues to management. Good follow through ability; adheres to work schedules and follows through on challenges as they arise. Ability to adhere to permit requirements, District policies and rules set forth; promotes the District’s safety standards; works with a sense of honesty and trustworthiness. Maintains a feeling of pride in work; strives to achieve all goals.
Training and Experience:
Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:
Four (4) years of increasingly responsible journey-level work experience in the operation, maintenance, and repair of Engine Systems, particularly a methane gas fueled facility. Basic engine/diesel fundamentals. Basic electrical fundamentals. Minimum of two (2) years of experience working at sites regulated by OSHA and experience working with landfill gas extraction and/or leachate systems, and LFG well field O&M. College Technical Certificate or similar trade training. Completion of advanced educational training in methane fueled generators and electrical power transmission systems is highly desirable. High school diploma or General Education Diploma required. Associates Degree or relevant certification desired.
Possession of a current California Driver's License issued by the State Department of Motor Vehicles. Continued possession of a valid California Driver's license and compliance with established District vehicle operation standards, including on-going insurability to drive District vehicles, are conditions of employment.
Medical/Dental/Vision, CalPERS retirement, Life, STD/LTD, 14 paid Holidays, 12 days paid sick and Vacation leave.
Monterey Regional Waste Management District also known as the Marina Landfill is located on the Monterey Peninsula in Marina, California. We are a Special District with about 100 employees. We offer excellent benefits including: Medical/Dental/Vision, Life, LTD, CalPERS retirement, 457 Deferred Comp Plan, 14 paid Holidays, Vacation, & Sick leave.