Shift Supervisor (Alexandria EfW facility)
Alexandria, VA 
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Shift Supervisor (Alexandria EfW facility)
Job ID9714
Alexandria, VA
Plant Operations
Plant Operations
Full-Time Regular
High School Diploma/GED
Minimum 5 Years
No


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. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/Disability EEO is the Law Poster (The poster can be found at http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf) Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.
Based at our Alexandria, VA facility, we seek a dedicated individual to be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of an EfW Facility during an assigned shift.

Successful candidate will supervise the personnel assigned to his/her shift, providing technical and safety training and directing their actions as necessary. Monitors and ensures efficient boiler, turbine and steam plant operation in accordance with all Safety, Environmental and Standard Operating Procedures. During the period of the assigned shift routinely tours the plant and oversees the work of the operators. In the event of emergencies or unusual operations, the Shift Supervisor will direct or personally perform the required operations or corrective actions, coordinating the activities of all personnel involved.

The Shift Supervisor is responsible for approving all requests for removing equipment from service for maintenance or other purposes, and for ensuring that the equipment is properly tagged and cleared in accordance with plant procedures.


Qualified candidates must have a HS Diploma with 5+ years of power plant operations experience. Bachelor's or Associates Degree in a technical discipline or equivalent related technical training and 3-5 years power plant operations experience will also be considered.

General knowledge of Power Plant equipment and materials, operating procedure and standards to properly maintain and enforce cost effective, safe and efficient Facility Operations is desired. Typically requires 1-3 years supervisory experience in similar plant environment. Strong leadership, oral and written communication and problem solving/decision making skills are a must.

Successful candidate must obtain a Provisional ASME Certification within 6 months and must obtain the full ASME Site Specific certification for Shift Supervisor within 1 year; the ideal candidate will already possess these qualifications.

Must have the ability to climb ladders and structures, tolerate heights and varying temperatures, lift up to 50 pounds and operate in close quarters and confined spaces.

A valid Driver's license is required.




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Covanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Furthermore, the company will provide qualified applicants and employees who request an accommodation due to a disability with reasonable accommodation, as required by law. If you need to inquire about a reasonable accommodation, or need assistance with completing the application process, please contact the office of the VP, Diversity & Employee Engagement at: 862-345-5000.

 

Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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