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Control Room Operator (Springfield EfW facility)

Covanta Agawam 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, while working under the direct supervision of the Shift Supervisor, will be responsible for monitoring and controlling all plant systems on a continuous basis. This position will respond to alarms, by taking appropriate corrective actions, and execute approved plant shutdown and start-up procedures, to assure that the plant meets its operational, environmental and safety commitments while operating in a safe and environmentally efficient manner.

Position Requirements

To be considered for the position, the individual must have power industry experience with progressive technical and supervisory responsibilities and possess:

• Strong leadership and excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to problem solve and make good decisions.

• The capability to manage critical events and prioritize in an emergency, providing clear direction in operational, safety, and environmental tasks.

• The ability to manage operations crew personnel; work in closed quarters and confined spaces; climb ladders and structures; lift and carry up to 50 pounds; and tolerate heights and high temperatures.

• Thorough understanding, of the Auxiliary Operator and Control Room Operators’ duties and responsibilities, and be capable of standing watch in any of these subsidiary positions.

• A valid drivers license.

The candidate must also be able to pass the MWC test within one year and possess a MA 3rd Class Engineers license.

 

Skills required

Safety Training
Emergency Handling
Maintenance
Emergency Services
Personal Protective Equipment
Occupational Health And Safety Administration (Osha)
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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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