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SCALEHOUSE OPERATOR

Covanta Newark, NJ 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 [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to SCALEHOUSE OPERATOR .

Information on our facilities is available at [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to SCALEHOUSE OPERATOR. For career opportunities, visit [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to SCALEHOUSE OPERATOR . Covanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



The Scalehouse Operator will be responsible for the accurate weighing and recording of customers delivering and removing materials from the facility.  

Candidate must have excellent customer service and communication skills.  

Position requires standing for extended periods, the ability to read vehicle information from several feet away, and accurately key that data into a computerized system. Computer skills are a must as position is heavily data entry and requires the incumbent to create reports & download information for the client. 

The Scalehouse Operator must be dependable, assertive, goal-oriented, and able to work independently and be willing to be a contributing member of an integral team.  Must be able to follow, and be capable of instructing others on Company procedures.   

Other responsibilities may include but are not limited to; answering/directing phone calls, communicating via CB/two way radio/internal communication systems, screening/logging/directing visitors, assisting in data archiving, filing, customer support, communicating and reporting to management and/or other plant departments, occasionally lifting 35 lbs. and securing the facility gate.

Position Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required:

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Must have a high school diploma or general education degree (GED).

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. The ability to speak some Spanish is helpful.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS/Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percentage.

The employee must occasionally lift and/ or move up to 35 pounds.

Hours of Work are on a Rotating Shift Schedule over 3 week period.

One week on 1st Shift(6am to 2:30pm), One week on 2nd Shift(2pm to 10:30pm), One week on 3rd Shift(10pm to 6:30am) and Rotating every 3 weeks.

This position requires some Saturdays, holidays scheduled to work, and if requested an occasional Sunday.


 

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