Auxiliary Operator (York EfW facility)

Company: Covanta ( Learn More )

General Information
High School
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Job Description

Position Description

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 Information on our facilities is available at For career opportunities, visit Covanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Located at our York, PA facility, we seek a dedicated individual who will be responsible for the operation and inspection of various systems and equipment as assigned. Normally, their assigned areas will include the boilers and associated systems such as fans, grates, ash and dust systems, the demineralizer, and the testing of feedwater quality.

The duties of the Auxiliary Operator include the safe and efficient operation of their assigned equipment in accordance with the established plant operating procedures. They are responsible for recording data, reporting equipment malfunctions or trends, which indicate possible trouble, and performing actions as directed to correct abnormal operating conditions or emergency situations. As needed, the Auxiliary Operator may also perform the duties of crane operator.

This position will be working under the supervision of the Shift Supervisor and the direction of the Control Room Operator.

Position Requirements
The position of Auxiliary Operator requires HS Diploma/GED and three (3) years previous experience with high pressure boilers and electric generating equipment. Formal technical or utility training is also required.

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