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Back Plant Operator (Harrisburg)

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Back Plant Operator (Harrisburg)
Job ID 7115           
Harrisburg, PA
Plant Operations
Plant Operations
Full-Time Regular
High School Diploma/GED
Minimum 1 Year

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 Information on our facilities is available at For career opportunities, visit Covanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Located at our Harrisburg, PA facility, we seek a dedicated individual who will be responsible for the operation/maintenance of the residue equipment and general housekeeping issues associated with the equipment.   Individual will assist the other operators during plant upset or any non-typical conditions as they arise during shift.   Duties also include safe and efficient operation of the assigned equipment in accordance with established plant operating procedures.   Other duties will be assigned as neccessary.

A HS Diploma/GED is required along with 1 - 3 years of applicable experience. Individual will be required to complete the necessary training in order for him/her to operate the refuse crane and stand in for the Auxiliary Operator when there is a vacancy or a need.


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