Landfill Gas Technician

Landfill Gas Technician
  • £23,000 - £29,000 per Annum
  • Permanent
  • Brighton, East Sussex, England, UK BN1 3XP Brighton East Sussex GBR BN1 3XP
Job Ref: BBBH32173
Date Added: 26 July 2022

Carbon60 have an exciting permanent job opportunity for a Landfill Gas Technician to work across the Brighton, Lewes & Sussex areas.

The role will be to work with one of the UK's leading renewable energy companies, looking after their portfolio of Landfill Gas sites across the Brighton and the East & West Sussex region working 45 hours per week Mon - Fri.

This position would suit either an experienced individual with a background in Gas / Engineering who enjoys working as a mobile technician out in the field, or alternatively a recently qualified Environmental studies graduates looking for their first step in a rewarding career within the energy industry.


  • The Landfill Gas Technician will undertake the safe and effective monitoring and balancing of gas collection systems (GCS) to optimise our client's landfill gas resource for regulatory compliance and for commercial benefit through power generation.
  • Carrying out other monitoring, analysis, record keeping and reporting on the status of gas collection systems and associated control and utilisation equipment such that process control and health is optimised.
  • Undertake inspection of landfill gas (LFG) management assets and raise work orders for maintenance and repairs when required.
  • Responsible for the upkeep and calibration of all plant, equipment and tools used in monitoring, balancing and maintenance of landfill gas management assets in line with routine and planned preventative maintenance schedules. You'll ensure that spare parts and consumables are available when required.

We welcome applications from candidates who have the following skills & attributes:

  • An understanding of the operation and maintenance of landfill gas power generation and control equipment.
  • Strong prioritisation and organisation skills.
  • High attention to detail with a focus on compliance, health and safety.
  • Knowledge of risk management and the environmental risks associated with landfill management.
  • Conceptual understanding of landfill engineering, including containment engineering, LFG management and leachate engineering.
  • Experience in the management and optimisation of LFG collection and control would be desirable.
  • A full UK driving licence is essential for this mobile role where a company vehicle will also be provided in order for you to carry out your duties.
  • We welcome applications from recent Science or Environmental Engineering graduates based in the Brighton / Lewes / Sussex areas, with a good level of Computer literacy and strong IT skills (Excel), who may be looking to gain an opportunity of a rewarding career in the renewable energy sector, and in particular Landfill Gas Operations who are also welcome to apply as full training and career path progression is available.

Salary / Package: A salary package ranging from £23 - £29k is available depending on previous experience with a company vehicle & fuel card is provided to travel from home and between the sites in the Sussex area.

You may also be required to participate in a call out rota providing out of hours cover for any work that is required at the weekends, and outside of normal working hours for which a call-out rate & overtime is also paid. To apply for this position please forward a copy of your latest CV to Neil.Dawson @ or call Neil on 0161 873 7000 for more details.

Carbon60, Lorien, SRG - the Impellam Group STEM Portfolio is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

25/08/2022 16:28:11
GBP 23000.00 29000.00 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Neil Dawson

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