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Founded in 1986, Synagro Technologies, Inc. provides environmentally sustainable solutions for commercial and municipal organizations that generate organic by-products. Synagro consistently transforms industrial and municipal waste into environmentally friendly resources that benefit our communities. As the largest recycler of organic by-products in North America, Synagro uses best-in-class processes, from beneficial reuse to renewable energy, that adhere to the strictest of environmental regulations to provide compelling solutions for communities across the continent. Serving more than 600 municipal and industrial water and wastewater facilities in the United States and Canada, Synagro's leading systems of organic by-product management services support municipalities of all sizes in saving money and meeting environmental regulations. Visit synagro.com to learn more.

Position Summary:

The Field Product Monitor will perform and record daily temperature and other conditions of heat-dried biosolids product stored in the field and advise management of indications of heating or other problematic conditions observed.

Essential Functions:

Daily visit field stockpiles of product to:

* monitor and record pile temperatures;
* observe and record any other aspects of the storage that may represent environmental/health issues (e.g. runoff)
* observe and report on any pellet spreading activities.

In the event product heating is observed, immediately notify:

* Manager or if manager unavailable, Philadelphia plant manager;
* subcontractor engaged to provide mitigation services; and
* Farm owner/operator.

Provide daily report on activities to manager.

Provide a weekly report summarizing sites visited, outcomes and issues encountered.


* Local college student with 3.9 GPA or higher
* Must possess a valid driver's license.
* Must be willing/able to perform field activities including temperature monitoring.
* Must be able to report observations and react to issues encountered in the field.
* Must be competent in various Microsoft Office Programs