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Utility Operator (Alexandria facility)

Alexandria, VA
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Utility Operator (Alexandria facility)
Job ID 7168           
Alexandria, VA
Plant Operations
Plant Operations
Full-Time Regular
High School Diploma/GED
Minimum 1 Year

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.

To learn more about how Covanta's facilities provide sustainable waste management for the communities it serves, visit Information on our facilities is available at For career opportunities, visit Covanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Located at our Alexandria, VA facility, we seek a dedicated individual to perform various hands-on tasks required for the up-keep, maintenance, and operation of the plant and its component equipment. Duties include, but are not limited to: cleaning assignments, grounds keeping, and assisting plant operations and maintenance as requested.

Candidate must have at least 1 yr of applicable experience, good mechanical aptitude and a HS Diploma/GED. Related military/technical training and/or previous power plant, mobile equipment and industrial experience is a plus. 

Must be capable of safely completing training on industrial equipment including but not limited to forklifts, skid steers and front end loaders. 

Physically able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds. Capable of working at heights up to 50 feet.


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