We use cookies. Find out more about it here. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

Job posting has expired

Back to search results

Back Plant Operator

United States, New Jersey, Newark
183 Raymond Boulevard (Show on map)
May 14, 2024

Join us in creating a sustainable future and becoming a protector of tomorrow!

We seek a dedicated individual who will monitor and maintain proper operation of the boiler ash removal system and air pollution control equipment. This individual will be responsible for overseeing, operating, maintaining, and cleaning all systems related to air pollution control equipment and flyash conveyors.

Responsibilities include:

* Monitor and maintain proper operation of ash conditioning, ash removal, and ferrous and non-ferrous metals recovery systems

* Perform and document inspections of equipment to identify and report equipment malfunctions

* Clean conveyor spillage

* Operate a front-end loader and forklift as required

* Perform or assist in preventive maintenance, as required, including proper lock out tag out of these systems

* Perform general housekeeping of the work area or other areas of the plant

* Maintain work areas in a clean, orderly, and safe manner

* Assist other operating personnel as necessary to support plant operations

Position Requirements: To be considered for this position the individual must have at least three years previous experience with high pressure boilers and electric generating equipment, or formal technical training and a High School Diploma or equivalent. State license to operate boilers/pressure vessels and mobile equipment may be required.

Must be able to work on a rotating shift schedule and work overtime as needed including nights, weekends, and holidays.

Must be able to work in all locations within the plant, under extremes of hot and cold, and in areas of dust, noise and wet conditions. Must be able to wear a respirator, climb a ladder to access equipment and work from heights using fall protection, lift heavy objects and other manual labor to including pushing, pulling, sweeping and shoveling. Covanta is a smoke free worksite.

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 https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf). Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to access job openings or apply for a job on this site as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by contactingus at careers@covanta.com.