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Senior Operations Engineer (Durham York EfW facility)

Covanta


Location:
Courtice
Date:
08/16/2017
2017-08-162017-09-14
Job Code:
6691
Categories:
  • Mechanical Engineering - Applied Mechanics
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Job Details
Senior Operations Engineer (Durham York EfW facility)
Job ID 6691           
Courtice, Ontario Canada
Plant Operations
          
Plant Operations
Full-Time Regular
          
Bachelors Degree
Minimum 5 Years
          
Maybe


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.

Our newest state-of-the-art EFW facility is under construction in Clarington, Ontario (Durham York region). This facility is the first large scale, commercial energy-from-waste project in North America in over 15 years and will be capable of processing 140,000 tonnes of post--recycled waste annually and producing 20 megawatts of electric power. For more information on the Durham York project, visit http://www.covantaenergy.com/facilities/development-projects/durham.aspx .

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.


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SUMMARY: 

 

Covanta Durham York is looking for a highly motivated Senior Operations Engineer based at its Durham York Facility in Courtice, Ontario. Reporting to the Facility Manager, this individual will be responsible for developing and executing project work, primarily focused on reducing cost and increasing performance and reliability. The selected individual will work closely with Facility and Corporate staff to ensure successful project implementations.

 

 DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

Specific duties include:  

  • Identifying and executing project work at the Durham York Facility and other Covanta facilities as necessary.

  • Utilizing your thorough knowledge of the Waste to Energy Facility, develop, plan and execute opportunities to reduce cost and increase reliability.

  • Develop a strong working relationship with the on-site Owner representatives

  • Provide relief for the Chief Operating Engineer / Assistant Chief Operating Engineer


REQUIREMENTS (Education, Skills, Certificate, Licenses, Experience):

  •  Minimum qualifications include a Canadian Intra Provincial 1st Class Power Engineering certificate valid in Ontario;
  • Solid background in mechanical and operational troubleshooting,

  • At least 5 years’ hands-on operations and supervisory experience with solid fuel fired high pressure boilers, electric generation equipment and ash systems.

  • Demonstrated superior hands-on leadership and communications skills.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Must be able to walk, sit, climb, balance, crawl and kneel. 

  • Must be able to lift, push, pull and carry. 

  • Must be able to feel, see, talk, and hear.

 

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