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Loader Operator (Miami-Dade EFW facility)

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Loader Operator (Miami-Dade EFW facility)
Job ID 6908           
Miami, FL
Plant Operations
Plant Operations
Full-Time Regular
High School Diploma/GED
Less than 1 year

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.

SUMMARY:  Operates heavy mobile equipment to load materials in trucks from various bunkers, buildings and tipping floors and push debris into tipping pit.


1.   Candidate operates front-end loaders, roll-off trucks, forklifts and other heavy equipment to push waste into the tipping pit, separate and load non-processable materials from tipping floors or pits, and transports material to various other facility buildings from the tip floor and metal storage areas.

2.  Candidates will load ash  into trucks from the ash building, unders/primary/secondary soils from designated storage areas,  biomass material from designated building, belt and floor rejects from RTI, and ferrous processed by DMR from west bunker.

3.   Communicates with traffic control operator on tipping floor to maintain steady flow of traffic and provide code numbers of loaded material to truck drivers removing material from the site. This will include providing Covanta hauling tickets to driver prior to leaving the scale house.

4.   Performs safety and operational inspections as well as small preventive maintenance procedures daily, including pressure cleaning of the equipment assigned to this position; completes PM sheets and work orders as required. Refuels equipment when required and replenishes fluids including pollution control and regeneration equipment.

5.   Reports unsafe conditions, accidents or equipment malfunctions to the HE Operations supervisor.

6.   Knowledgeable of the correct DOT weight requirements for OTR trucks as well as safety procedures and pre-caution for working around tipping floors and large amounts of traffic. Familiar with hazardous material, safety and environmental policies as well as spill prevention measures. Familiar with GHS (MSDS) requirements for all material pertaining to heavy equipment operations.

High School graduate or general education degree (GED); six months to one year related experience and/or training in similar situation.  Experienced in operating heavy equipment such as front-end loader, roll-off truck and forklift with some mechanical competency.  Internal candidates must have completed qualification standards for prior position in company's line of progression.


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