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Asst Control Room Operator - Power Block (Miami-Dade EfW facility)


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Asst Control Room Operator - Power Block (Miami-Dade EfW facility)
Job ID 6344           
Miami, FL
Plant Operations
Plant Operations
Full-Time Regular
High School Diploma/GED
Minimum 1 Year

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 www.covanta.com .

Information on our facilities is available at www.covanta.com/Our-Facilities. For career opportunities, visit www.covanta.com/Careers . Covanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We seek a dedicated individual that will assist the Power House (PH) Control Room Operator (CRO) with ensuring the safe, environmentally compliant, and optimum production, of the Miami-Dade Facility. Duties include monitoring and operating, boiler and turbine units, air pollution control equipment, fuel feed conveyors, and other plant auxiliary equipment within required parameters. The successful candidate will share responsibility for boiler combustion, firing solid fuel, comprised of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW); maintaining boiler loads per design; turbine generator operations; water system balancing, fuel feed and ash conveying systems operations, and plant auxiliary systems operations, utilizing multiple DCS platforms.

The Assistant Control Room Operator (ACRO) has primary responsibility for turbine generator operations and monitoring, including generator unit synchronizations and switching, and water treatment system operations and testing. The successful candidate will also assist the CRO in leading, initiating, and directing boiler and turbine generator normal operations, starts, stops, and casualty control conditions, as well as maintain daily logs, readings, and other records essential to plant operations. Candidates must have solid communication skills, and be able to maintain proper communications between plant personnel, other departments, and ensure the reporting of all abnormalities to the shift supervisor. The ACRO maintains a leadership role within the PH Operations department and should be a strong performer, self-motivated, reliable, dedicated, and able to provide assistance with all plant operational needs.  This position entails significant amounts of field work.

A strong ability to multi-task, and address and resolve plant operational issues using deductive logic and reasoning.  Must be able to handle and respond to, upset conditions and casualty situations in a professional and technically proficient manner.  Have a good understanding of boiler water and wastewater treatment chemistry to include; solids contact clarifiers, boiler water pre-treatment, cooling water and condensate systems treatment.  Will direct plant subordinate/junior operators in performing tasks essential to plant operations.  Must have a solid grasp on turbine generator operations, design, and theory.

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