Lead Operator  (HPOWER EfW Facility) (4 Openings)

Company: Covanta ( Learn More )

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Job Description

Position Description

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.

We seek a dedicated individual who, while working under the direct supervision of the shift supervisor, will act as primary Clearance and Lockout Authority (CLA) for all Lock Out/Tag Out administration/clearance. 

The individual will also assist the shift supervisor with leading and managing a crew.

Position Requirements

To be considered for this position, the individual must have a high school diploma or general education degree(GED), a minimum of 2 years' power plant control room operations experience, or 3 years of power plant operations experience and/or training in similar technologies.  ASME QRO certification is desired; or must be able to obtain certification within 6 months of hire/promotion.  For internal candidates, qualification training standards must be completed, at Control Room Operator level, and must display competency for both Refuse-Derived Fuel (RDF) and Mass Burn Units.

Other position requirements include: 

  • Conferring with technical and supervisory personnel to report or resolve conditions affecting safety, efficiency, or production.

  • Gathering information through observation; receiving turnovers and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources (i.e.; drawings, tags, line diagrams, and valve labels).

  • Examining documents to verify adherence to requirements.

  • Creating and/or verifying Job Safety Analysis and Standard Operating Procedures for use and accuracy.

  • Monitoring instruments to ensure proper production conditions.

  • Stepping  up to cover the Shift Supervisor position, as needed.
  • Assisting  with personnel training using the Operator Qualification Procedures.


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