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Ash Systems Supervisor (Niagara EfW facility)

Niagara Falls, NY
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Ash Systems Supervisor (Niagara EfW facility)
Job ID 6895           
Niagara Falls, NY
Plant Operations
Plant Operations
Full-Time Regular
High School Diploma/GED
Minimum 5 Years

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

This person will be responsible for coordination of functions or activities relating to the material handling aspects of the facility. 

General Statements:

  • Be involved in safety audits and actively participate in safety meetings.
  • Ensure proper use of all safeguards, safety devices, personal protective equipment and other appliances provided for safety purposes.
  • Ensure the observance of all procedures, rules and instructions issued to protect your safety and the safety of others.
  • Work safely by not taking risks and report to supervisors hazards which cannot be remedied on your own.


Duties Include:

  • Management and coordination of the ash house residue products and commodities. This will include scheduling material pick up, shipping, quality control, metal recovery and ash percentages and system efficiencies.

  • Management and coordination of LDI system performance, maintenance and operational planning.

  • Supervision, coordination and planning of the facility housekeeping staff.

  • Operations Department time sheet review and tracking.

  • Budget preparation for the following account cost centers:
    • Ferrous system

    • Non Ferrous

    • Bottom Ash

    • Fly Ash

  • Coordinate Operations Department outage cleaning schedules.

  • Direct Supervision of the following Operations personnel:
    • Plant Service Workers

    • Facility Painter

  • Performing all ash sampling.

  • Leading and coordinating plant preservation and beautification efforts.

  • Responsible for monitoring, preventing and controlling any and all fugitive emissions from the ash plant.

  • Coordination and planning of all site roadway, sewer and grounds cleaning efforts.

  • Revise and update all support system PQEs and procedures to maintain a safe operating environment.

  • Provide standby support to the Shift Supervisors when they are otherwise unavailable.

  • Conduct portions of new hire, fork truck and skid steer training.

  • Other duties as assigned by Chief Engineer.

  • Detailed knowledge of material handling equipment.  Ability to originate, and monitor plant procedures and technical instructions. 

  • Well developed skills in troubleshooting equipment and systems, training operating personnel and interpreting logic diagrams. 

  • Must have the ability to communicate orally and in writing and to obtain the cooperation of persons not reporting to this position.

  • Requires a background in plant operations, including at least five (5) years’ experience in hands-on and /or supervision of power plant machinery.
  • While performing the duties of the job, frequent standing, walking, sitting, crouching, crawling and kneeling may be required. Other physical requirements include the ability to work in moderate extremes of temperature and humidity (hot or cold), work in confined spaces, work at elevations and wear a full face respirator.


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