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Compactor Operator (Montgomery Transfer Station)

Derwood, MD
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Compactor Operator (Montgomery Transfer Station)
Job ID 7126           
Derwood, MD
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.

We are seeking a qualified individual to operate a Harris TP-500 Stationary Compactor to process municipal solid waste at the Montgomery County Transfer Station in Derwood MD. The position involves the safe end efficient operation of a high-pressure hydraulic Compactor, completing daily pre-trip inspections and lubrication of the Compactor, opening and closing intermodal container doors, directing truck traffic to and from the Compactors, and periodic clean-up of the Compactor during and after operations. In addition, this position also includes assisting with traffic control and direction on the grounds and Tipping Floor areas of the Transfer Station, periodic clean-up of the Site, and supporting daily operations as directed by the Shift Supervisor. This schedule for this position is a weekly rotation of days and nights and every other Saturday.

The requirements for this position include:
* High School Diploma or GED
* One (1) year working in an industrial environment
* A good understanding of industrial safety requirements
* A good mechanical and electrical aptitude
* The ability to complete minor mechanical repairs
* The ability to lift fifty (50) pounds


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