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Salary £-Attractive salary plus bonus, housing and transportation
Type Permanent
Job Reference J8643
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Landfill Site Manager (Oman)

WasteRecruit are working with an international waste management company to source a Site Manager for a municipal solid waste landfill operation in Oman.

Main duties:


  • Manage the day-to-day operations at the landfill and provide daily support to ensure quality and budget performance.
  • Develop fill sequencing plans to ensure density goals are achieved and ensure that the landfill is operated in a manner that is consistent with the conditions stipulated in the contract.
  • Establish productivity goals where needed; ensure adherence to operating standards; and manage labour hours and disposal expenses.
  • Coordinate with Maintenance Department to ensure all equipment remains in working order and in compliance with safety standards.
  • Oversee effective safety and accident prevention programs to ensure all reasonable action is taken to prevent accidents and injuries; ensure a safe and productive work environment for all employees; implement and maintain and effective loss control and safety program.
  • Lead operations to ensure compliance with all standards including environmental, operating, regulatory, safety, accounting and ethics.
  • Oversee refuse being received; ensure proper handling; supervise and monitor all required testing, including sampling of monitoring wells; monitors utilization of cover material; review soil reports and provide information to Environmental Manager.
  • Perform administrative activities associated with the effective management of landfill, including compiling, storing, and retrieving production data for reports.
  • Monitor and enforce quality and safety standards and ensure all compliance goals are met or exceeded.
  • Monitor the operation of the landfill and prepare weekly and monthly reports.
  • Prepare Requests for Proposals, Specifications and Contract Documents, Task Order


Candidate requirements:


  • Bachelor’s Degree or Higher Diploma in Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering or equivalent.
  • Minimum 5 years heavy equipment operations experience.
  • Minimum 5 years landfill operation experience (site manager or deputy site manager).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good working knowledge of Windows and Microsoft applications.
  • Excellent customer relations and personnel management skills.
  • Must be able to read and understand landfill set grades using a surveyor’s instrument.
  • Must be familiar with landfill requirements and legislation.
  • Ability to work overtime, weekends and/or holidays.
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions.
  • Certified as a Landfill Manager or ability to obtain certification within 1 year.
  • Ability to read topographic survey drawings and calculate waste and earthwork volumes using computer-aided design software (AUTO CAD).
  • Knowledge of landfilling, solid waste disposal and earthwork, drainage and utilities design and construction.
  • Experience with the utilization of earthmoving equipment including bulldozers, backhoes, loaders.
  • Hands-on experience of industrial hazardous waste, temporary storage, handling and disposal processes (cradle to grave)


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