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Equipment Operator (Niagara EfW facility)

Niagara Falls, NY
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Equipment Operator (Niagara EfW facility)
Job ID 7178           
Niagara Falls, NY
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 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.

We seek a dedicated individual who will be responsible for the safe, efficient operation of fork trucks, front end loaders, vacuum trucks, metal drum shredder, excavator and a facility street sweeper. This position reports to the NHIW Manager and is responsible for managing refuse trucks coming on and off the tipping floor, pushing waste into the refuse pit with a front end loader, cleaning the tipping floor and equipment when traffic is light, following all plant operating safety procedures and policies. This position will also perform daily preventative maintenance tasks required for the upkeep and operation of various assigned equipment.

To be considered for this position, you must have a HS diploma or equivalent coupled with knowledge and experience in operating heavy equipment. Related industrial plant experience is a plus.


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