Liner Technician
Company: Tetra Tech
Location: Houston , TX
Category: Construction, Skilled & Trades, Welding
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: 7/19/2019

Tetra Tech AEG is currently seeking a Liner Technician for our Geosynthetics Division. This team player will have the ability to see, travel and work outdoors year-round. And help contribute to AEG’s success!


American Environmental Group, a Tetra Tech Company is looking for a liner technician responsible for safely and efficiently performing general labor duties on project sites.

Responsibilities may include: ensuring worksites are properly equipped and prepped by filling and carrying sandbags, rolling out liner, possibly driving a forklift, basic labor work, prepping seams, assisting with welding/stitching liner, running the fusion welder and ability to operate extrusion welder. Ability to be on the road living in hotels 95% of work year, ability to walk up and down steep slopes for extended periods of time in extreme hot or cold environments ability to communicate both orally and by written letters/communications. Typical projects include maintenance and repair, geosynthetic lining and engineering on landfills, coal ash, open pit gold mines, sediment ponds and other industrial project sites.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Understand environmental, health & safety regulations & perform work in compliant manner.
  • Travel for extended periods (95% of season away from home).
  • 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 HDPE liner.
  • Must be able to work in trenched areas to connect, refit and adjust liner on landfills and project sites.
  • 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.
  • Available to work overtime, nights, weekends, and holidays if necessary.
  • *Ability to communicate with clients and peers using professional diction.
  • * Assist site supervisors with the materials and equipment needs and helping to collect supplies for projects.
  • * Complete USEPA HAZWOPR, 40-hour, environmental health and safety classes, on-site training materials and annual 8-hour refresher classes.

Requirements & Preferred Experience:

  • Experience on landfill or refuse collection a plus.
  • High School Diploma and GED preferred.
  • A team player with the ability and willingness to pitch in as needed in areas outside core responsibilities and expertise.



Candidate may be located in any project site in lower 48 States in which we conduct business –typically within 50 miles of our project sites and ability to travel for up to 7 months a time and stay in hotels rooming with a coworker.


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.


Houston, TX
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