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Gas Plant Manager

Waste Management Pen Argyl Full-Time
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Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran


Waste Management (WM), a Fortune 250 company, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North America. We are strongly committed to a foundation of operating excellence, professionalism and financial strength.  WM serves nearly 25 million customers in residential, commercial, industrial and municipal markets throughout North America through a network of collection operations, transfer stations, landfills, recycling facilities and waste-based energy production projects.

Waste Management has an exciting opportunity for a Gas Plant Manager located at the Grand Central Sanitary Landfill in Pen Argyl, PA. This is a great opportunity for someone with strong mechanical and electrical skills to manage a Gas Plant.

I. Job Summary

Responsible for management and operation of the gas plant facility and backup landfill gas flare. This position will have exposure to hazardous chemicals. Coordinates special projects as needed


II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Other minor duties may be assigned. 

  • Schedules and conducts plant tours for the community.

  • Assures compliance for the plant and flare with all local, state and federal laws in effect.  This will include working with the site engineer to maintain all records regarding compliance.

  • Responsible for accurate and timely submission of all compliance records to the site engineer for submittal to respective governing authorities.

  • Gathers all data associated with the daily operations of the plant and flare and submits reports as required.  This includes but is not limited to Monthly Operating Reports, Startup Shutdown and Malfunction Plans, Downtime Logs and Daily Operations Reports.

  • Maintains safe working conditions. Ensures all safety policies and procedures are followed and enforced. Supports ESH management, participates in on-going ESH awareness efforts, which include conducting and attending EHS training.

  • Reports, investigates, and takes corrective actions necessary to prevent accidents and injuries. 

  • Maintains equipment files and maintenance records for the plant and flare.  This includes files for ALL equipment in use at the plant and flare.

  • Manages time to accomplish all daily, weekly and monthly tasks to support proper plant operations.

  • Responsible for review and adherence to established financial budgets.

  • Performs all plant purchasing as is necessary to support continued plant operations, including maintaining purchase logs and vendors files. 

  • Performs daily, weekly, monthly and annual maintenance on all equipment as specified by Maintenance Manager, manufacturers lubrication and maintenance guidelines or established industry procedures.

  • Performs all housekeeping functions of the plant including surrounding grounds as well as office, control room and engine room cleanliness. 

  • Adhere to the operating budget and be apart of the annual budget review

  • Responsible for purchasing plant equipment and parts

  • Responsible for inventory management

  • Manage third party outside vendors as needed

  • Assists with well-field operations on an “as available” basis.

  • On-call bi-weekly 24/7 including some holidays. Required response time - on site within one (1) hour. ** The typical shift is Monday through Friday (7am to 5pm) There is a rotating shift every other weekend (Saturday and Sunday from 8am to 10am)

III. Supervisory Responsibilities

The highest level of supervisory skills required in this job is the management of non-supervisory employees.  This includes:


Direct supervision of one full time Plant Operator

IV. Qualifications

The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.


A. Education and Experience

  • Education: High School Diploma or GED (accredited).

  • Experience: Four years of relevant work experience.

B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements

  • None required.

C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required

  • Landfill operational knowledge,

  • Mechanical and Electrical system knowledge

  • Strong computer skills

  • Excellent Communication Skills

  •  Ability to perform maintenance on equipment such as compressors, turbines, pumps, blowers and engines

  • Ability to adhere to and review an annual budget

V. Work Environment

Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.


Normal setting for this job is: office setting and/or landfill/outdoor & Gas Plant

(Approximately 60% of the time will be spent in the plant doing maintenance and 40% of the time will be spent in the office)


At Waste Management, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability.  As well as a Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on 401K, and more!  Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days.  Please note that benefits may vary by site.


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Skills required

Preventive Maintenance
Perform Repair
Maintain Equipment
Heavy Equipment
Operate Plant Equipment
Repair Mechanical Equipment


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