Gas Technician


About Us

Waste Management NZ Limited is New Zealand's leading resource recovery, recycling and waste management provider. We’re committed to safeguarding our beautiful environment through sustainable management of our valuable resources.  Put simply, sustainability is what we do.

We currently have an opportunity for a Landfill Gas Technician to join our team based at the Kate Valley Landfill facility near Waipara in North Canterbury.

About the Role

The primary function of this position is to ensure a continuous supply of good quality landfill gas for power generation, together with other tasks on our landfill site. Your responsibilities will include the maintenance of the landfill gas reticulation, flare and generation systems. Specialist training will be provided however a trade background would be advantageous.

Key responsibilities of the position will include:

  • Installing and maintaining gas field pipework and associated components
  • Monitoring, recording and adjusting gas field settings
  • Carrying out other specialist monitoring and reporting
  • Operating various instrumentation, plant and specialist equipment – full training will be provided
  • Reporting any faults found with equipment to management
  • Being available for on-call duties when required

You will need to have some of the following attributes:

  • Preferably relevant experience in using gas monitoring or similar equipment and operating treatment or processing plants
  • Certified Mechanic or equivalent trade experience
  • Plastic pipe welding and pipe experience
  • A valid NZ full Driver’s Licence
  • Ability to work with computerised systems
  • Ability to work both autonomously and as part of a team

Training will also be provided.

If you have a strong health and safety focus and believe you have the skills to be a part of this exciting role, then this could be the role for you!

How to apply

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WM is an EEO employer and promotes drug and alcohol-free workplaces. 

You must be in New Zealand and hold a current work visa/residency or NZ citizenship.

At Waste Management, the health and safety of our people is our highest priority. For this reason, we have introduced a policy requiring all employees and visitors to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 within our offices, unless a formal medical exemption applies. We have chosen to share this information early in our hiring process so that candidates can make an informed choice. On this basis, as part of the application process, you will be asked to confirm your vaccination status with us. 

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Permanent Full Time

Job no: GZBM211366

Location: Rangiora

Closing Date: Saturday, 3 September 2022