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Shift Supervisor (Pittsfield EfW facility)

Covanta Pittsfield Full-Time
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Position Description

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 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.

The role of Shift Supervisor at Covanta Indianapolis must foster an environment of Safety, Environmental Stewardship and a commitment to our customers. 

As a leadership role this person must be able to direct his team through mentoring and coaching to develop excellence in the operation of an EfW facility. 

The Shift Supervisor will review, prioritize and direct the daily work activities of the operations group during his assigned shift. 

They will manage the functional activities of the Control Room Operator, 3 Auxiliary Operators and Crane Operator to ensure quality and timeliness of our customers. 

Delineate and enforce the safety procedures and policies for the Operations Department and other support teams. 

Closely monitor the production and maintenance activities of the facility and assist in planning and executing both scheduled and unscheduled outage work as well as the timely completion of operating duties.

Support the development of recommendations for plant improvements. 

Confer with representatives of other departments in solving interrelated operational, administrative, organizational and technical problems.

Position Requirements

HS Diploma/GED with a background in power plant operations, including at least five (5) years' experience in hands-on and/or supervision of power plant machinery. 

Ability to work shift work as required to support staffing of the facility.

While performing the duties of the job, frequent standing, walking, crouching, crawling and kneeling may be required. 

Other physical requirements include the ability to work in moderate extremes of temperature and humidity (hot or cold), work in confined spaces, work at elevations and wear a full face respirator. 

Proficiency with MS Office (word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) products as well as exposure to computer based Maintenance Management Systems is desired. 

Must have Experience as a Control Room Operator at a facility with a PC Based DCS system, be current holder of an ASME QRO provisional certificate and be able to pass site specific QRO Operator exam within 6 months of hire.


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