Equipment Operator Braintree Transfer Station
Braintree, MA 
Posted 6 days ago
Job Description
Equipment Operator Braintree Transfer Station
Job ID9930
Braintree, MA
Plant Operations
Sustainable Solutions
Full-Time Regular
High School Diploma/GED
Minimum 1 Year

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 .

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

We seek a dedicated individual who will be responsible for the safe operation of heavy equipment, such as a frontend loader, excavator, forklift, sweeper, used at the Braintree Transfer Station located in Braintree, MA, to receive, stockpile, process, prepare for transport and load municipal solid waste into transfer trailers, or other similar vehicles.

Principal Responsibilities:

*Operate various pieces of equipment and machinery to facilitate the receipt, stockpile, process and load municipal solid waste into transfer trailers. Candidate must good solid communication skills and must be flexible to work different shifts. Position will also require candidate to complete special projects and duties assigned by supervisor and any other related duties. *Maintain effective equipment checks (pre and post operations). *Ability to perform equipment maintenance and repairs as instructed by maintenance department and transfer station supervisory personnel. *Obtain information regarding material entering transfer station by greeting customers, visually confirming contents are appropriate for the transfer station. * Follow and enforces all required Covanta safety policies and procedures. * Ensure that customers and employees conduct all business in a safe manner and wear all required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). *Must be able to deal with public effectively and without controversy. *Provide instructions to customer for proper location of disposal on tipping floor. Thorough knowledge of the waste ban procedures and perform inspections effectively and accurately in accordance with state mandated Waste Ban Regulations. Perform facility inspection checks assigned by Transfer Station Supervisor. Maintain various items at the transfer station for continual operation i.e., sprinkler system, radiation monitors, alarm system heating and cooling system etc.

The interested individual must have a High School diploma or equivalent. * Mechanical, equipment or trade school certificate or training a plus. * Minimum of 1 year of prior experience working at solid waste handling facilities or similar facilities that are regulated by OSHA is preferred. *Must be familiar with all of the equipment used at the facility to process refuse and support baler operations. * A valid State Driver's license is preferred. Also a Massachusetts State Hydraulics license type 2-A, 1-C.

Other Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

* Good customer services skills to meet and exceed customer expectations; acts in a professional, courteous and cooperative manner toward customers and co-workers; works with a sense of honesty and trustworthiness. * Good time management skills to ensure assigned responsibilities are completed in an efficient and safe manner. * Good follow through ability; ability to adhere to work schedule and follows through on challenges as they arise. * Ability to adhere to Company policies and rules set forth; promotes the Company's safety standards; does not take inappropriate risks. * Maintains a feeling of pride in work; strives to achieve all goals.

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
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
1+ years
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