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Back Plant Operator (Union EfW facility)

Covanta Rahway 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.



We seek a dedicated individual who will monitor and maintain proper operation of the ash conditioning and removal system. This individual will be responsible for overseeing, maintaining, and cleaning all systems related to ash removal and conditioning, i.e., magnets, non-ferrous recovery, conveyors, etc. as well as turning on and turning off motor control center breaker operations. Specific responsibilities are ensuring proper operation of the ash mixing system, ferrous and non-ferrous recovery, assisting other operating personnel as necessary to support plant operations, and maintaining and monitoring operation of module sump pumps and the entire ash conveyor system. Operating small bobcat loaders and forklifts is required for miscellaneous plant operations. Additional responsibilities are keeping conveyors sealed, preventing introduction of tramp air and ash spillage. The position is required to perform general housekeeping of their work area or other areas of the plant and perform or assist in maintenance as required on PM check-off sheets.

Position Requirements

  • Possess a High School or Vocational School diploma, or equivalent technical training or utility training.
  • Possess a minimum of 1 years experience as a plant operator in a EFW facility or similar industrial environment.
  • Possess the ability to read, write and comprehend technical information.
  • Must be able to work required scheduled as determined by plant operations including rotating shift work and on-call status to respond to emergency situations as needed.
  • Must be able to perform all duties associated with power plant operations which includes bending, lifting, reaching, working on elevated platforms and ladders, working in confined spaces and at heights
 

Skills required

Preventive Maintenance
Perform Repair
Maintain Equipment
Heavy Equipment
Operate Plant Equipment
Repair Mechanical Equipment
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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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