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Tetra Tech, Inc.

Traveling Landfill Drilling Assistant /Laborer

Tetra Tech, Inc.

Traveling Landfill Drilling Assistant /Laborer



United States

Title: Traveling Landfill Drilling Assistant /Laborer

Location: United States-OH-US-Richfield

Job Number: 20900000245

Tetra Tech AEG is seeking a Traveling Landfill Drilling Assistant / Laborer

Do you thrive in dynamic environments working outdoors and have the ability to pursue excellence in environmental projects, working in and around heavy equipment, fusing plastic pipe? Tetra Tech is expanding our team and looking for hard working individuals who have experience or looking for a career change and

have a passion for traveling, working outdoors and delivering high quality results and solutions to our customers.

Our Landfill Gas Drilling division offers a unique work environment that specializes in a wide variety of projects where we are drilling for natural gas on landfills, installing new wells to collect the gas, fusing and welding HDPE pipe, assemble PVC/CPVC casing. Your role will be to support the project needs, and assisting other team members to conduct:

Assist Driller and completion man on construction of new gas well to design specifications

Other new activities or change in work, following instructions in a timely and efficient manner

Assist site supervisors in procurement of materials, equipment, and supplies for projects

Ability to be organized, good verbal communication skills


Essential Duties & Responsibilities: (bolded are the essential functions which the incumbent must be able to perform with or without reasonable accommodation)

Understand environmental, health & safety regulations & perform work in compliant manner

Travel for extended periods (80% of year away from home), if necessary –up to 3-6 weeks at a time

. Living in hotels & traveling between states. Walk long distances, up and down steeply sloped landfills and outdoor terrain

Ability to do heavy, manual work

Ability to walk long distances up and down slopes 1:1, 2:1 and 3:1 slopes

Ability to help maneuver, cut, fuse and fit pipe

Lift a minimum of 50 pounds on a non-consistent basis

Work in extreme (hot and cold) weather conditions safely including on very odorous project sites

Clean up work areas, clean and fuel vehicles and equipment as necessary

Operate general site vehicles and equipment, such as pickup trucks, and smaller equipment

Ability to drive a company vehicle for extended periods of time

Available to work overtime, nights, weekends, and holidays if necessary

Ability to communicate with inspector during well completion process and peers using professional diction

Exceptional quality and accurate work regardless of the task assigned

Assist site supervisors with the materials and equipment needs and helping to collect supplies for projects

Be able to multi-task, plan ahead.

Basic math, reading and writing skills

Can work independently without continuous supervision

Perform system construction activities in a safe and proper manner

Perform maintenance on system components to ensure or restore proper operation and compliance

Complete USEPA HAZWOPR, 40-hour, environmental health and safety classes, on-site training materials and annual 8-hour refresher classes

Requirements & Preferred Experience:

Any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of the job.


year of experience in decentralized business in construction, outdoor labor, mining and farming industries

Ability to work around (not operate) heavy construction equipment (excavators, dozers, road trucks, etc), survey equipment, pipe fusion equipment & techniques, compacting and materials handling equipment

Experience on landfill or refuse collection a plus.

High School Diploma and GED preferred

Must have satisfactory driving record and keep in good standing, a valid driver’s license

Successfully complete drug screen (required) and baseline physical exam as needed

A team player with the ability and willingness to pitch in as needed in areas outside core responsibilities and expertise

Typical work demands and physical environment:

Lift a minimum of 50 pounds on a non-consistent basis

Working around heavy equipment and with pipe fusion equipment

Ability to communicate with colleagues, site supervisor and client’s site manager including all safety personnel.

Ability to frequently lift or carry containers, poly pipe, ,carry loose materials to truck; which may result in twisting, pulling, pushing and bending, depending on the material and collection vehicle type

Ability to climb, bend or stand for an extended period of time. Work on 1:1, 2:1, 3:1 slopes. In addition, individuals must be able to reach above shoulders and lift a minimum of 50 pounds

Ability to carry out day-to-day activities on a landfill working up to and possibly more than 6 weeks away from home, traveling from job site to job site across state lines.


Candidate may be located in any area in lower 48 States in which we conduct business –typically within 50 miles of our project sites and ability to travel for up to 3-6 weeks a time and potentially stay in hotels rooming with a coworker.

As a Drilling assistant you will have access to travel to different parts of the country, work in and around excavators, articulating dump trucks, track loaders and Company vehicle for overnight trips. This role typically stays out at projects sites from 3-6 weeks with a week off in between.

Tetra Tech AEG strives on our unparalleled service to our clients. Tetra tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide and ranks 1


in many categories among Engineering News-Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms. Please review this opportunity and see if this may be a great fit for you!

Tetra Tech is committed to diversity and gender equality in all of its operations - in the U.S. and overseas. We strive to reflect these goals in our global mission and in our workplace. We encourage applications from women and underrepresented ethnic, racial, and cultural groups. Tetra Tech is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOEAA/M/F/Vets/Disability.

Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contactor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Successful completion of a drug screen required.

If you are disabled and need assistance with your job application process, please fax the position you are applying for to: (330) 659-5931.

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Company Profile:
Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting and engineering services worldwide. We are a diverse company, including individuals with expertise in science, research, engineering, construction, and information technology. Our strength is in collectively providing integrated services—delivering the best solutions to meet our clients' needs. Tetra Tech’s innovative, sustainable solutions help our clients address their water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development challenges. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in every sector and to use that expertise throughout the project life cycle. Our commitment to safety is ingrained in our culture and at the forefront of every project.