Landfill Field Technician

Job Locations US-TX-Austin
Waste Management


As a Landfill CQA Technician for Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC), you'll work in the Waste Management practice based in our Austin, TX office. This is a full-time position with the responsibility of performing Construction Quality Assurance (CQA) services to observe, document and monitor construction activities associated with landfill construction. Projects will include cell liner systems, cell final closure cap systems, landfill gas collection and control systems and other appurtenances related to a state of the art solid waste management facility. You will work as a member of the project CQA team, and at times independently, to evaluate whether the completed construction meets governing project specifications and regulatory permit conditions. You will perform field testing of various construction materials, and secure samples of materials that are laboratory tested to confirm compliance with project specifications. You will also work closely with the CEC project manager to prepare the as-built documentation needed to certify completed work. This position requires significant travel.


  • Valid driver’s license and ability to drive a pickup truck;
  • Ability and interest to extensively travel (80%-90%) for work outside of the area;
  • Desire and willingness to be trained in CQA procedures for various materials of construction and to develop as a key member of our CQA services team;
  • Interest in working at a variety of construction project sites;
  • Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel;
  • Physical ability to work at a construction site in extenuating weather conditions.

About Us

We have experts! CEC is consistently ranked as a Top 500 Design Firm and Top 200 Environmental Firm by Engineering News-Record. We are looking for people who enjoy using their education and experience to solve difficult technical problems and work on interesting projects. You can accomplish this while working with a team of professionals who are equally motivated to provide high levels of service to our clients and to teach you along the way.


We have support! We have a variety of Employee Resource Groups, including CEC Community – focused on giving back to the communities in which we work; CEC Ignite – focused on helping professionals early in their careers to develop their pathway; CEC iDEA – focused on inclusion, diversity, equality, and acceptance; and CEC Women – focused on creating internal and external opportunities for women to network and leverage professional experience!

We care about our people! People and Culture are two of the five elements of our strategic plan. When you care about your people, they will want to grow a career with you – that is our goal. CEC offers you a small-firm work environment with large-firm opportunities. Not only will we help you develop professionally, but we will also provide an opportunity to become an owner of the firm and share in its success.


CEC offers a matching 401(k); profit sharing; a performance bonus; company stock; medical dental, and vision insurance; short and long-term disability; tuition assistance; professional development; and work-life balance.


CEC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, color, religion, sex (including sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status), national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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