The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
10 hours

Lead Equipment Operator (Montgomery EfW Facility)

Dickerson, MD
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Lead Equipment Operator (Montgomery EfW Facility)
Job ID 7338           
Dickerson, MD
Full-Time Regular
High School Diploma/GED
Minimum 5 Years

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 .

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

Based at our Dickerson, MD location, we seek a dedicated individual who will be able to operate front-end loaders and other heave equipment, as well as administratively assist in our ash handling and metal recovery area by:
  • Managing in/out flow of ash and metal
  • Ordering and scheduling metal trucks as needed
  • Communicating with vendors and clients daily
  • Tracking number of ash containers coming and going out of the Facility
  • Recording ash container weights on an Excel spreadsheet
  • Communication with ferrous recycling vendors on timing of loads
  • Operating the ash house and ash pit in a clean and safe manner
  • Ensuring that all equipment is being pre-tipped properly and also operating in a safe and efficient manner
  • Ensuring all employees are receiving training and guidance on the operation of mobile equipment and ash cranes
  • Managing vacation schedules and providing coverage as needed
  • Managing overtime to a minimum

To be considered for this position, you must have a HS Diploma or GED coupled with previous experience in operating front-end loaders and the ability to operate various types of heavy equipment. Candidate must have demonstrated leadership skills, strong communication skills and the ability to work in a demanding environment. Strong administrative and computer skills including knowledge of Micro Soft Excel are also required.

This position may require working overtime, nights and incidental or prolonged hours resulting from unusual operating conditions and major overhauls. Equipment Operators may be asked to participate or work on other equipment and systems throughout the Facility, as deemed necessary.


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