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Equipment Operator (DelVal EfW facility)

Covanta


Location:
Chester, PA
Date:
07/24/2017
2017-07-242017-08-22
Job Code:
6694
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Job Details
Equipment Operator (DelVal EfW facility)
Job ID 6694           
Chester, PA
Plant Operations
          
Plant Operations
Full-Time Regular
          
High School Diploma/GED
Minimum 1 Year
          
No


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 www.covanta.com. Information on our facilities is available at http://www.covanta.com/facilities.aspx. For career opportunities, visit http://www.covanta.com/careers. Covanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



PRINCIPAL DUTIES:
Located at Covanta Delaware Valley, the principal duties of an Equipment Operator include the safe and efficient operation of all equipment associated with the Residue System, ferrous recovery system, and the movement of material throughout the Facility.

Responsibilities consist of operating front-end loaders, side loaders, tractor trailers, and system operational duties in accordance with established Residue Systems procedures.


MORE SPECIFICALLY:
This position works under the direction of the Tipping Floor Superintendent. The Equipment Operator will be responsible for taking appropriate action on his own initiative to prevent equipment damage or personnel injury.


He/she is required to operate equipment, record data, report equipment malfunctions or trends which indicate possible trouble and perform actions as directed to correct abnormal operating conditions or emergency situations.

Assignments will include, but not limited to PM maintenance tasks assist with and perform minor equipment repair work, residue removal, and MSW handling on the tipping floor, perform painting, cleanup work and various other tasks.

Candidate must have demonstrated leadership skills, strong communication skills and the ability to work in a demanding environment.

This individual must be familiar with the plant and the use and care of tools, equipment and material associated with the Residue and MSW loading Systems.

Applicant must recognize that this position may be required to work overtime, nights, and incidental or prolonged hours, resulting from unusual operating conditions and major overhauls.

Equipment Operators may be asked to participate in work on other equipment and systems throughout the Facility, as deemed necessary.




HS Diploma/GED is required. Minimum of one (1) year experience in the operation of loaders and facility equipment.

Ability to drive a tractor trailer, operate front end loaders and other heavy equipment.

Ability to lift up to 50 pounds. 

Ability to climb ladders and work in overhead positions requiring harness and safety line.

Mechanical aptitude to use hand tools to minor maintenance.


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