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Auxiliary Operator (Union County EfW facility)

Rahway, NJ
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Auxiliary Operator (Union County EfW facility)
Job ID 7085           
Rahway, NJ
Plant Operations
Plant Operations
Full-Time Regular
High School Diploma/GED
Minimum 3 Years

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The Auxiliary Operator will work under the supervision of the Shift Supervisor and the direction of the Control Room Operator. They will be responsible for the operation and inspection of various systems and equipment as assigned. Normally, their assigned areas will include the boilers and associated systems such as fans, grates, ash and air pollution control systems, the demineralizer, and the testing of water chemistry. In addition, the Auxiliary Operator will perform the duties of crane operator. The duties of the Auxiliary Operator include the safe and efficient operation of their assigned equipment in accordance with the established plant operating procedures. They are responsible for recording data, reporting equipment malfunctions or trends, which indicate possible trouble, and performing actions as directed to correct abnormal operating conditions or emergency situations.

  • Possess a High School or Vocational School diploma, or equivalent technical training or utility training. 
  • Possess a minimum of 2 years’ experience as a plant operator in a EFW facility or similar industrial environment. 
  • Possess or have the ability to possess a New Jersey (NJ) Blue seal 3rd Class 1C Stationary Engineer License within six months of hire. 
  • 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


  • Mechanical Engineering - Applied Mechanics

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