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Back Plant Operator (DelVal EfW facility)

Chester, PA
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Back Plant Operator (DelVal EfW facility)
Job ID 7167           
Chester, PA
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 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 Chester, PA facility, the Back Plant Operator will work under the supervision of the Shift Supervisor and the direction from the Control Room Operator. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Operation/maintenance of the residue equipment, general housekeeping issues associated with the equipment.
  • Duties also include safe and efficient operation of the assigned equipment in accordance with established plant operating procedures.
  • Other tasks may be assigned by the Shift Supervisors as deemed necessary.

HS Diploma/GED is required.

At least one year previous experience with high pressure boilers, electric generating equipment and the operation of heavy industrial equipment.

Formal technical or utility training is preferred.

The ability walk/stand for long periods of time, work in close quarters and confined spaces, climb ladders and structures, tolerate heights, and tolerate temperature extremes is key.

Individual will be required to complete the necessary training in order for him/her to operate equipment.

Individual will also assist the other operators during upset or any non-typical conditions as they arise during shift.


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