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Shift Supervisor (Union County EfW facility)
Job ID 6214           
Rahway, NJ
Plant Operations
Plant Operations
Full-Time Regular
Associates Degree
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 www.covanta.com .

Information on our facilities is available at www.covanta.com/Our-Facilities. For career opportunities, visit www.covanta.com/Careers . Covanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Covanta Energy Corporation is an internationally recognized owner and operator of large-scale Energy-from-Waste and renewable energy projects and a recipient of the Energy Innovator Award from the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. Covanta’s 44 Energy-from-Waste facilities provide communities with an environmentally sound solution to their solid waste disposal needs by using that municipal solid waste to generate clean, renewable energy. 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. We seek a dedicated individual who, while working under the direct supervision of the Chief Engineer, will be responsible for monitoring and controlling all plant systems on a continuous basis. This position will respond to alarms, by taking appropriate corrective actions, and execute approved plant shutdown and start-up procedures, to assure that the plant meets its safety, environmental and operational commitments while operating in a safe and environmentally efficient manner. Must be able to manage the supervision of watch personnel and others as needed. Strong computer skills and strong leadership ability is must.

To be considered for the position, the individual must have five years directly related power industry experience with progressive technical and supervisory responsibilities and possess: • N.J. First Class (Red Seal) Engineers License is required. • Associate’s Degree in a technical field or equivalent work experience, coupled with basic computer, blueprint, P&ID, schematic specifications and vendor requirement reading experience. • Strong leadership and excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to problem solve and make good decisions. • The capability to manage critical events and prioritize in an emergency, providing clear direction in operational, safety, and environmental tasks. • The ability to manage operations crew personnel; work in closed quarters and confined spaces; climb ladders and structures; lift and carry up to 50 pounds; and tolerate heights and high temperatures. • Thorough understanding, of the Auxiliary Operator and Control Room Operators’ duties and responsibilities, and be capable of standing watch in any of these subsidiary positions. • A valid driver’s license. • The candidate must also be able to obtain the ASME’s QRO Provisional Certification within six months and pass the test within 12 months

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