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 Job Title:

Waste Systems Engineer



Reports To:

General Manager Operations

Based At:

Head Office/Waste Facilities, as required.

Job Purpose:

Prime responsibility will be to ensure that operations on all waste facilities (landfills, transfer stations, etc.) as components of an Integrated Waste Management System (IWMS), are in keeping with standard industry practice.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:


·      Responsible for the day-to-day operations of waste facilities (including landfills, transfer stations, etc.);

·      Involved in the planning, infrastructure & civil earthwork design, permitting & compliance, layout, and engineering of waste facilities;

·      Liaising and supervision of contractors/external clients;

·      Collaborate with GM Ops in the development and management site operational procedures, improvement in efficiency and control costs;

·      Implement and manage effective environmental monitoring systems;

·      Responsible for developing and managing solutions related to stormwater, landfill gases, leachate, closure and post-closure arrangements for existing facilities;

·      Evaluating design options, construction materials and equipment for waste facility projects;

·      Project management including proposal and budget preparation;

·      Involved with the preparation of bid and contract documents, payment certificates etc. generally and for engagement of material and equipment contractors etc;

·      Carrying out construction quality assurance processes to confirm works are carried out to accepted design;

·      Provide guidance in relation to the development of new waste management systems and facilities as part of IWMS, in accordance with recognised policies, legalisation and environmentally sound practices.

·      Assist in the preparation of strategic, operational and budgetary plans for the department

·      Assist in maintaining HSE policies and procedures that deliver high quality waste management services;

·      Prepares monthly, periodic progress, annual and final/close-out reports for submission to the GM as required;

·      Performs special assignments and other duties as required.

Qualification and/or Experience:


·      B.Sc. in Civil/ Environmental Engineering.

·      M.Sc in any of the above, will be an asset.

·      Registered Professional (P.Eng.) will be an asset.

·      Minimum two (2) years experience in waste facility design, permitting, operations and management.

·      Experience with and/or knowledge of solid waste and environmental management tools, processes and issues.

·      Knowledge and experience with waste facility projects under the CDM (e.g. Landfill gas recovery and utilization projects) will be advantageous.

·      Knowledge of and ability to design in a CAD environment.

·      Any equivalent combination of qualifications and experience


·       Strong project management and implementation skills.

·       Strong managerial and supervisory skills.

·       Excellent team player with good interpersonal skills.

·       Excellent analytical, writing, communication, planning and organization skills.

·       Ability to multitask and effectively work in a multiple deadline-oriented environment with high levels of accuracy and independence.

·       Proficiency in the use of relevant computer applications.

Submit online applications to:


Hand delivered applications should be addressed to:

Human Resource Manager

Trinidad & Tobago Solid Waste Management Company Limited

34 Independence Square North


POSITION APPLIED FOR:  Waste Systems Engineer

Deadline date for submission: 19th October2018

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