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Assistant Shift Engineer (MacArthur EfW facility)

Covanta


Location:
Ronkonkoma, NY
Date:
06/22/2017
2017-06-222017-07-22
Job Code:
6427
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Job Details
Assistant Shift Engineer (MacArthur EfW facility)
Job ID 6427           
Ronkonkoma, NY
Plant Operations
          
Plant Operations
Full-Time Regular
          
High School Diploma/GED
Minimum 5 Years
          
No


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.


The Assistant Shift Engineer, working under the general supervision of the Shift Supervisor and the direction of the Control Room Operator, is responsible for but not limited to the operation and inspection of various systems and equipment as assigned.

Under normal operating conditions, his/her assigned areas include the boilers and associated systems such as fans, pumps, turbine/generator, and switchgear.

The duties of the Assistant Shift Engineer include the safe and efficient operation of his/her assigned equipment in accordance with the established plant operating procedures. He/she is responsible for recording data, reporting equipment malfunctions or trends, which may indicate potential trouble, and performing actions as directed to correct abnormal operating conditions or emergency situations. 

The Equipment Operator will perform similar and related duties, as well as other duties, as directed by Supervisory personnel.

In performing his/her duties, the Assistant Shift Engineer normally works under the direction of the Shift Supervisor. However, during emergencies or unusual situations, the Equipment Operator must be capable of taking appropriate action on his/her own initiative to prevent equipment damage or injury to personnel.


  • The position of Assistant Shift Engineer requires previous experience in the operation of mechanical equipment. Formal technical or apprentice training is desirable.  
  • A high school diploma or equivalent, and the ability to read and understand instructions, operational, training, safety, and health related materials and work rules is required. 
  • To perform this position the The Assistant Shift Engineer, working under the general supervision of the Shift Supervisor and the direction of the Control Room Operator, is responsible for but not limited to the operation and inspection of various systems and equipment as assigned. 
  • Under normal operating conditions, his/her assigned areas include the boilers and associated systems such as fans, pumps, turbine/generator, and switchgear.
  • The duties of the Assistant Shift Engineer include the safe and efficient operation of his/her assigned equipment in accordance with the established plant operating procedures.
  • He/she is responsible for recording data, reporting equipment malfunctions or trends, which may indicate potential trouble, and performing actions as directed to correct abnormal operating conditions or emergency situations.  The Equipment Operator will perform similar and related duties, as well as other duties, as directed by Supervisory personnel.
  • In performing his/her duties, the Assistant Shift Engineer normally works under the direction of the Shift Supervisor. However, during emergencies or unusual situations, the Equipment Operator must be capable of taking appropriate action on his/her own initiative to prevent equipment damage or injury to personnel.
  • Must be able to react to and manage unusual or emergency conditions and be in good physical condition in terms of mobility, hearing and vision.