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Alexandria, VA
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Control Room Operator (Alexandria  EfW facility)
Job ID 6006           
Alexandria, VA
Plant Operations
Plant Operations
Full-Time Regular
High School Diploma/GED
Minimum 3 Years

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.

We seek a dedicated individual who, working under the direct supervision of the Shift Supervisor, is responsible for monitoring and control of 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, and assure that the plant meets it’s operational, environmental and safety commitments while operating in a safe and environmentally efficient manner.

To qualify you must have a HS diploma/GED with minimum of 3 years related experience.  Associate’s Degree in a technical field or equivalent experience is prefered.   Energy from Waste experience is a plus.

Basic computer, blueprint, P&ID, schematic specifications and vendor requirement reading experience necessary.

Applicant must be able to pass the ASME QRO Provisional Liscensing exam during the first year of employment.

Strong leadership skills, oral and written communication skills, and problem solving/decision making skills are a must.

The ability to stay alert while sitting for long periods of time, work in close quarters, confined spaces, climb ladders, structures, tolerate heights and respirator qualified.

A valid driver’s license and the ability lift up to 50 pounds are required.

(Internal Tracking Code: *LI-COV)