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Utility Operator (Harrisburg EfW facility) - 1 of 3 openings

Harrisburg, PA
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Utility Operator (Harrisburg EfW facility) - 1 of 3 openings
Job ID 6827           
Harrisburg, 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.

Located at our Harrisburg, PA facility, we seek a dedicated individual who will be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of all equipment associated with the Residue System, Residue Disposal and Ferrous recovery systems. Responsibilities consist of operating roll-off trucks, front-end loaders, conveyor systems, and misc. heavy equipment associated with the residue handling system in accordance with established Ferrous and Residue Systems procedures. Ensuring compliance with established environmental practices and procedure as well as maintaining housekeeping requirements in the residue handling area and surrounding roadways.

Successful candidate will work under the direction of the Shift Supervisor, however during emergencies or unusual situations, the Utility Operator will be responsible for taking appropriate action on his own initiative to prevent equipment damage or personnel injury. Operate equipment, record data, report equipment malfunctions or trends which indicate possible trouble and perform action as directed to correct abnormal operating conditions or emergency situations. Assignments will include, but not limited to, PM maintenance tasks assist with and perform minor equipment repair work, residue removal, and MSW handling on the tipping floor, perform painting, cleanup work and various other tasks.

Be familiar with the plant and the use and care of tools, equipment and material associated with the Residue and MSW loading systems.

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. Utility Operators may be asked to participate in work on other equipment and systems throughout the Facility, as deemed necessary.

HS Diploma/GED is required. Minimum of 1 year applicable experience.  Ability to operate roll-off trucks, front end loaders and other heavy equipment. Mechanical aptitude.


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