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Equipment Operator (Alexandria EfW facility)

Alexandria, VA
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Equipment Operator (Alexandria EfW facility)
Job ID 7123           
Alexandria, VA
Plant Operations
Plant Operations
Full-Time Regular
High School Diploma/GED
Minimum 1 Year

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/Covanta-Map . For career opportunities, visit www.covanta.com/Careers . Covanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Located at our Alexandria, Va facility, we seek a dedicated individual who, working under the supervision of the Operations and Shift Supervisors would be responsible for:

PRINCIPAL DUTIES: The duties of an Equipment Operator include the safe and efficient operation of all equipment associated with the tipping floor operation. Responsibilities consist of operating front-end loaders, fork lifts, street sweepers and the offloading of tractor trailers. MORE SPECIFICALLY: This position works under the direction of the Shift Supervisor and reports to the Operations Supervisor. The Equipment Operator will be responsible for taking appropriate action on his own initiative to prevent equipment damage or personnel injury. Chosen candidate is required to operate equipment, record data, report equipment malfunctions or trends which indicate possible trouble and perform actions as directed to correct abnormal operating conditions or emergency situations. Assignments will include, but not limited to PM maintenance tasks and perform minor equipment repair work, MSW handling on the tipping floor, perform painting, cleanup work and various other tasks. This individual must be familiar with the plant and the use and care of tools, equipment and material associated with the tipping floor. Applicant must recognize that this position may be required to work overtime, nights, and incidental or prolonged hours, resulting from unusual operating conditions and major overhauls. Equipment Operators may be asked to participate in work on other equipment and systems throughout the Facility, as deemed necessary

• HS Diploma or GED equivalent is required. Minimum of one (1) year experience in the operation of loaders and facility equipment. • Ability to operate front end loaders, fork lift and skid steers and other heavy equipment. • Physical strength to lift 50 pounds and carry it a distance of 100 yards. • Ability to climb ladders and work in overhead positions requiring harness and safety line. • Mechanical aptitude to use hand tools to perform minor maintenance.


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