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Utility Operator (Plymouth EfW facility)

Covanta


Location:
Conshohocken, PA
Date:
08/16/2017
2017-08-162017-09-14
Job Code:
6577
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Job Details
Utility Operator (Plymouth EfW facility)
Job ID 6577           
Conshohocken, PA
Plant Operations
          
Plant Operations
Full-Time Regular
          
High School Diploma/GED
Minimum 1 Year
          
No


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 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.


Based at our Conshohocken, PA location, we seek a dedicated individual to perform various hands-on tasks required for operation of the plant such as charging the feed hoppers, maintaining the correct levels of refuse fuel in the boiler hoppers, mix and level refuse in the pit, load ash trucks using overhead crane, supervise and observe the tipping of delivery trucks, operate front end loader to manage tipping floor, inspect waste deliveries for unacceptable and hazardous waste.

Perform routine inspections of the overhead cranes and grapples to ensure the integrity of the equipment.

Participate in routine boiler shutdown evolutions.

Perform routine housekeeping duties and other duties as assigned / directed by Shift Supervisor.

Train to become qualified as a Back Plant Operator.


High School Diploma/GED is required.   

Candidate must have at least one year of previous experience in the operation of heavy industrial machinery or demonstrated mechanical aptitude

Must possess a valid driver’s license and have the ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

Military or formal technical/apprentice training is desirable.  

Previous power plant / industrial experience is a plus.

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