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Loader Operator - Dade Metals WP (Miami-Dade EfW facility)

Covanta Miami, FL Full-Time
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About Covanta: Covanta is a world leader in providing sustainable waste and energy solutions. Annually, Covanta’s modern Energy-from-Waste facilities safely convert approximately 20 million tons of waste from municipalities and businesses into clean, renewable electricity to power one million homes and recycle approximately 500,000 tons of metal. Through a vast network of treatment and recycling facilities, Covanta also provides comprehensive industrial material management services to companies seeking solutions to some of today’s most complex environmental challenges. For more information, visit [ Link removed ] .

Information on our facilities is available at [ Link removed ] . For career opportunities, visit [ Link removed ] . Covanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/Disability EEO is the Law Poster (The poster can be found at [ Link removed ]) Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

SUMMARY:  Operates heavy mobile equipment to load materials in trucks from various bunkers and buildings; move material from one area to another; and feeds the system of unprocessed material.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following:

Operates front-end loaders to load unprocessed materials into the system as directed by the control room operator.

Operates front-end loaders to load processed ferrous and non-ferrous metals into trucks as directed by the supervisor or lead person.

Receives deliveries from trucks of non-processed material. Maintains the yard by pushing up metal piles using the front-end loader without pushing them over the retention walls.

Operates front-end loaders to load trucks of fluff and other non-metals removed from the air classifier material into trucks as directed by the supervisor or lead person.

Performs safety Inspection and operational preventive maintenance daily, including pressure cleaning, on the equipment assigned to this position; completes PM sheets and work orders as required.

Reports unsafe conditions, accidents or equipment malfunctions to operations lead person or supervisor.

Other duties may be assigned as directed by the supervisor or lead person.

Position Requirements

High School graduate or general education degree (GED); six months to one year related experience and/or training in similar situation.  Experienced in operating heavy equipment such as front-end loader, roll-off truck and forklift with some mechanical competency.  Internal candidates must have completed qualification standards for prior position in company's line of progression.


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