Waste Management Landfill Engineer-Construction Manager in Fairport, New York
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. I. Job SummaryManages permitting, engineering and construction activities. 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.
Responsible for engineering and construction projects for Landfill cells and sites, including capacity calculations, scheduling/timeline, management of third-party CQA and contractors, and resource and material coordination. Duties will include engineering and construction oversight at various locations in central and western New York. Assembles members of organization (supervisory, clerical, engineering, and other workers) at start of project. Determines theoretical principles involved and approach to be taken using judgment in the independent evaluation, selection and adaptations of standard techniques, procedures and criteria to design equipment, systems and/or structures which will allow the company to meet program requirements. Makes decisions independently on engineering problems and methods and represents the organization in conferences to resolve important questions and to plan and coordinate work. Writes or directs others to write technical reports to document engineering analysis and findings.
Conducts detailed feasibility studies for proposed equipment and systems. Reviews design and development plans; reviews cost estimates for completing the proposed projects and evaluates engineering proposals and specifications.
Conducts on-site technical visits. Monitors field installation and testing. Reviews and evaluates operational efficiency of equipment and systems at various facilities.
Engages and directs supervisory personnel and subcontractors engaged in planning and executing work procedures, interpreting specifications, and coordinating various phases of construction to prevent delays.
The role will include providing technical foundations for ongoing projects related to solid waste, landfill construction, building upgrades.
Knowledge of environmental regulations relating to air, water and solid waste.
Coordinates activities concerned with technical developments, scheduling, and resolving engineering design and test problems. Functions as a working team member, and provides technical and administrative oversight of engineering consultants and construction contractors. Prepares Landfill construction budgets. Maintain financial responsibility for construction/cell development, closure/post-closure, engineering and cost tracking. Coordinates completion of permit application and designs, including regulatory interface, site expansion, modification or changes to the operating plan application, and other related permit data. Prepares notifications/responses to regulatory agencies. Prepares or reviews reports on progress, materials used and costs, and adjusts work schedules as indicated by reports. Directs workers concerned with major maintenance or reconditioning projects for existing installations. III. Supervisory ResponsibilitiesThis job has no supervisory duties, but will act as a team lead.
IV. QualificationsThe requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.A. Education and Experience
Education: Bachelor’s Degree (accredited) in Engineering or similar area of study. Experience: Six or more years of relevant work experience (in addition to education requirement). B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements
None required. C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required
None required. V. Work EnvironmentListed 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 construction site.
Required to use motor coordination with finger dexterity (such as keyboarding, machine operation, etc.) most of the work day.
Required to exert physical effort in handling objects less than 30 pounds rarely.
Required to be exposed to physical occupational risks (such as cuts, burns, exposure to toxic chemicals, etc.) rarely.
Required to be exposed to physical environment which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements rarely.
Benefits 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. If this sounds like the opportunity that you have been looking for, please click "Apply.”
I understand that applying to this job indicates that I have the legal right to work in the United States. I agree to perform physical duties of this position as outlined in the job with or without reasonable accommodations. I understand that if offered the position, I will be required to pass a drug screen.