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Operations Assistant (WPB P1)


Company : Covanta


Location : West Palm Beach, FL


Created : 2020-10-10


Job Type : Full Time


Job Description

Operations Assistant (WPB P1)Job ID 10156LocationWest Palm Beach, FLFunctional AreaPlant OperationsDepartmentPlant OperationsPosition TypeFull-Time RegularEducation RequiredHigh School Diploma/GEDExperience RequiredMinimum 1 YearRelocation ProvidedNoPosition DescriptionAbout Covanta: Covanta is a world leader in providing sustainable waste and energy solutions. Annually, Covantas 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 todays 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. 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.MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: The Process Utility Operator is responsible for the safe, environmentally sound and efficient daily operation of the process plant in assisting and supporting the operation to effectively maintain a steady flow of municipal solid waste (MSW) through the process lines in the production of refuse derived fuel (RDF).Must be able to operator a forklift.For consideration a resume must be attached to application. Position RequirementsREPRESENTATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES: Spots incoming waste trucks and directs dumping location on the tipping floor.Inspects incoming waste material for non-processable material.Cleans and removes dirt and debris from equipment, floors, buildings, driveways, etc.Operates forklift and other equipment as required in the maintenance of equipment, buildings and grounds.Performs additional tasks as directed by the Shift Supervisor, or his or her designee.EXPERIENCE AND SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Must have successfully completed all demonstrations in the current Utility Operators Job Skill Demonstration Manual, and have successfully completed review to ensure that he or she is qualified to accept and assume the responsibilities of the position.Must have completed training and obtained Forklift Operator Certification.Must be able to read, write and verbally communicate in English.Must be able to pass Respirator Fit Testing on a daily basis.Must have a mimimum of a high school diploma or equivlant.