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Shift Supervisor

Covanta Newark Full-Time
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Position Description

Covanta is a world leader in sustainable waste management and renewable energy. Covanta's 45 Energy-from-Waste (EfW) facilities provide communities and businesses around the world with an environmentally sound solution to their solid waste disposal needs by using waste to generate clean, renewable energy. Covanta is a listed company under the symbol CVA.

Annually, Covanta's modern Energy-from-Waste facilities safely and securely convert approximately 20 million tons of waste into 9 million megawatt hours of clean renewable electricity and almost 9 billion pounds of steam that are sold to a variety of industries. Covanta's facilities also recover 400,000 tons of metal per year for recycling.

To learn more about how Covanta's facilities provide sustainable waste management for the communities it serves, visit URL blocked - click to apply. Information on our facilities is available at URL blocked - click to apply. For career opportunities, visit URL blocked - click to apply. Covanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Supervises plant operations and its personnel while fostering an environment of Safety, Environmental Stewardship, customer commitment, as well as meeting production goals. As a leadership role, this person must be able to direct his team through mentoring and coaching to develop excellence in the operation of the facility. The Shift Supervisor will review, prioritize and direct the daily work activities of the operations group during his assigned shift. They will coordinate the activities of operations and maintenance personnel during scheduled and un-scheduled shutdowns. The Shift Supervisor maintains and enforces company policies and procedures and provides training to his/her assigned staff. Support the development of operating procedures and instructions; assist in the evaluation and development of recommendations for plant improvements. Confer with representatives of other departments in solving interrelated administrative, organizational and technical problems

Position Requirements

Associate Degree and/or equivalent experience coupled with operations and maintenance field experience. Requires a background in plant operations, including at least five (5) years’ experience in hands-on and /or supervision of power plant machinery. Strong leadership skills, oral and written communication skills and problem solving/decision making skills are a must. Ability to work on rotating shift, in close quarters and confined space, climb ladders and structures, tolerate heights, and high temperature. Experience with DCS and CEM equipment is desirable as is experience as a Control Room Operator at a facility with a PC Based DCS system. Possess or obtain a New Jersey Boiler Seal and an ASME QRO Site Specific Certification.

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Covanta: A world leader in sustainable waste management and renewable energy 

Covanta Corporation (NYSE: CVA), is a world leader in sustainable waste management and renewable energy. Covanta is a proud recipient of the Energy Innovator Award from the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. Covanta’s 40+ Energy-from-Waste facilities provide communities and businesses around the world with an environmentally sound solution to their solid waste disposal needs by using waste to generate clean, renewable energy.
 

With corporate offices located in Morristown, NJ, as well as facilities in 18 US states and 2 Canadian provinces, Covanta provides several opportunities for early career and experienced professionals in technical, non-technical and business areas across North America.

Our employees are committed to health and safety, community responsibility, and the pursuit of excellence. In building and maintaining our workforce, we are guided by our talent-management strategy and the overall vision and direction of the company. 


Our goal is to recruit and retain individuals interested in carrying out our commitment to excellence and fully embrace our working guidelines, which include maintaining safe working environments that foster professional development, provide a platform for innovation, and promote diversity and creativity. We encourage and reward our employees by offering competitive benefits, training, recognition, and career development opportunities. 


If you are looking to make a difference in your career as well as the communities we serve in, take the first step by visiting www.covanta.com

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