Plant Operator

Plant Operator

  • Vision RNG
  • Full Time
  • Location: Petersburg, VA

About the company

Vision RNG is seeking a Plant Operator for both the St. Louis, MO and Petersburg, VA locations.

The Plant Operator will primarily focus on the safe and reliable operation of a renewable natural gas (RNG) plant. The plant operator will ensure communications are maintained between plant personnel and local landfill staff. They will support plant operations, construction and well field tuning. Responsibilities will include (but are not limited to) operational tasks such as interfacing with a SCADA/HMI system; performing analytical tests; technical maintenance work to support plant operations.

Vision RNG is a rapidly growing clean energy company turning harmful landfill gas into clean renewable natural gas. Our leadership represents over a century of development, engineering, construction, waste management and natural gas experience.

Our teams identify and develop new sites for landfill gas capture, design and install gas processing systems, and build and maintain pipelines for delivery of renewable natural gas to market.

We are currently hiring for multiple positions in new site development, engineering, and construction as well as support services. If you wish to become a part of tomorrow’s energy solution, please fill out the form online.


Safe and reliable operations, maintenance and support activities associated with an RNG plant in a landfill setting. • Recording, analyzing and using plant operations data to ensure plant optimization. • Ensure plant operations are maintained within required safety standards. • Ensure project compliance with all local, state and federal rules and regulations. • Maintain a clean and safe working environment. • Ability to troubleshoot, repair, operate and replace necessary equipment, including preventative maintenance. • Maintain proper instrument calibrations. • Maintain well field data base and associated recording records. • Sample collection, testing and analysis for process control. • Ongoing monitoring and adjustment of well field to maintain gas output and quality. • Support operational staff to identify well field issues in a timely manner. • Support engineering staff with construction planning and gas collection expansion. • Maintain a positive and professional relationship with plant and landfill personnel. • Maintain an appropriate level of plant staffing at all times. • Ensure timely and professional communications with all plant stakeholders. • Identify and communicate any adverse plant events to all stakeholders. • Other duties or projects as assigned.


1-3 years of experience with landfill gas to energy or LFG to RNG. • 1-3 years of experience in chemical or gas processing. • 1-3 years of experience in landfill operation. • High school diploma or equivalency, technical college degree or vocational training desired. • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite. • Appropriate and professional oral and written communication skills. • Demonstrated leadership qualities, including effective management of multiple priorities, strong organizational skills, maintenance of business relationships, and team building. • Self-starter that thrives in a fast-paced environment and is capable of operating independently. • The ability to travel and accommodate an overnight stay (10% travel time). • Holds a valid U.S. driver’s license.

Open positions:

Read about the Plant Operator position here. Apply for the Plant Operator position in either location here.
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