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* ELMI Occupation Profile - Methane/Landfill Gas Generation System Technicians *
 
Methane/Landfill Gas Generation System Technicians
(O*NET 51-8099.02, SOC 51-8099)
  • Work Styles
  • Work Activities
  • Detailed Work Activities
  • Tasks
What they do
Monitor, operate, and maintain landfill gas collection system components and environmental monitoring and control systems.
 
Wages
Plant and System Operators, All Other*
Vermont - 2018
Percentile1HourlyYearly
10% $ 17.22   $35,820  
25% $ 20.01   $41,620  
Median $ 22.13   $46,020  
75% $ 23.91   $49,740  
90% $ 25.49   $53,010  
 
Average $ 21.65   $45,030  
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Interests
People in this career often prefer these work environments:
  • Realistic
    Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.
  • Conventional
    Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.
  • Investigative
    Investigative occupations frequently involve working with ideas, and require an extensive amount of thinking. These occupations can involve searching for facts and figuring out problems mentally.
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Projected Employment
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Education and Experience:
Plant and System Operators, All Other*
  • Typical education needed for entry
    High school diploma or equivalent
  • Work experience in a related occupation
    No work experience
  • Typical on-the-job training needed to attain competency
    1 to 12 months on-the-job training
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