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High School Diploma/GED
Minimum 3 Years
Covanta is a world leader in providing sustainable waste and energy solutions. Annually, Covanta's modern Energy-from-Waste ("EfW") facilities safely convert approximately 21 million tons of waste from municipalities and businesses into clean, renewable electricity to power one million homes and recycle over 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.
Covanta is seeking an Auxiliary Operator to join our Covanta Alexandria/Arlington Waste-to-Energy Facility! This position will report directly to the Operations Supervisor.
Safely perform several activities, including the operation and inspection of various power plant systems including boilers and associated equipment for a waste processing and generation facility operating 24-hours per day, 7-days per week to improve plant preservation. The Auxiliary Operator must utilize a variety of techniques and tools to perform operational assignments and tasks as requested. The auxiliary operators work entails the daily logs and operational assessment of the auxiliary equipment including pumps, fans, air compressors, electrical devices and conveyor systems. This may also include operations of refuse cranes to maintain correct levels of refuse-fuel into the furnace, mixing refuse in the pit, and maintaining fire watch over the pit and associated areas, while guaranteeing their own safety on the job by utilizing safety equipment and PPE. Preferred candidate will have operational experience in similar power plant industries, merchant marine experience, or trade school technical licenses. Potential for advancement through the operations department to control room operator of shift supervisor will be subject to candidate's performance.
The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:
In order to be qualified for this role, you must possess the following:
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