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Mechanic/Equipment Operator (Braintree Transfer Station)

Braintree, MA
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Mechanic/Equipment Operator (Braintree Transfer Station)
Job ID 7158           
Braintree, MA
Plant Operations
Plant Operations
Full-Time Regular
High School Diploma/GED
Minimum 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.

We seek a dedicated individual who will be responsible for the safe maintenance and operation of heavy equipment utilized at the Braintree Transfer Station. This equipment consists of frontend loaders, excavators, forklifts, sweepers, and roll off trucks. This equipment is utilized to receive, stockpile, process, prepare for transport and load municipal solid waste into transfer trailers, or other similar vehicles.


Principal Responsibilities:


•Complete preventive maintenance and routine repair and maintenance of all equipment utilized at the Braintree Transfer Station •Operate various pieces of equipment and machinery to facilitate the receipt, stockpile, process and load municipal solid waste into transfer trailers •Candidate must possess good solid communication skills and must be flexible to work different shifts  •Position will also require candidate to complete special projects and duties assigned by supervisor and any other related duties •Maintain effective equipment checks (pre and post operations) •Ability to perform equipment maintenance and repairs as instructed by maintenance department and transfer station supervisory personnel •Obtain information regarding material entering transfer station by greeting customers, visually confirming contents are appropriate for the transfer station • Follow and enforces all required Covanta safety policies and procedures • Ensure that customers and employees conduct all business in a safe manner and wear all required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) •Must be able to deal with public effectively and without controversy •Provide instructions to customer for proper location of disposal on tipping floor. Thorough knowledge of the waste ban procedures and perform inspections effectively and accurately in accordance with state mandated Waste Ban Regulations •Perform facility inspection checks assigned by Transfer Station Supervisor •Maintain various items at the transfer station for continual operation i.e., sprinkler system, radiation monitors, alarm system heating and cooling system etc  •Job responsibilities will be broken out as 50% on mechanical maintenance, 40% as equipment operator and 10% as other duties that may be assigned.

The interested individual must have a High School diploma or equivalent • Mechanical, equipment or trade school certificate or training a plus    • One year of prior experience working at solid waste handling facilities or similar facilities that are regulated by OSHA is preferred  •Three years of hands on heavy equipment maintenance and repair is preferred  A valid State Driver’s license is preferred. A Massachusetts State Hydraulics license type 2-A, 1-C is preferred. A Class B CDL is preferred


Other Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

• Good customer services skills to meet and exceed customer expectations; acts in a professional, courteous and cooperative manner toward customers and co-workers; works with a sense of honesty and trustworthiness  • Good time management skills to ensure assigned responsibilities are completed in an efficient and safe manner  • Good follow through ability; ability to adhere to work schedule and follows through on challenges as they arise  • Ability to adhere to Company policies and rules set forth; promotes the Company’s safety standards; does not take inappropriate risks  • Maintains a feeling of pride in work; strives to achieve all goals.


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