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Job Description

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

Position Description:

The role of Shift Supervisor at Covanta must foster an environment of Safety, Environmental Stewardship and a commitment to our customers. As a leadership role this person must be able to direct his team through mentoring and coaching to develop excellence in the operation of an EfW facility. The Shift Supervisor will review, prioritize and direct the daily work activities of the operations group during his assigned shift. They will manage the functional activities of the Control Room Operator, 3Auxiliary Operators and Crane Operator to ensure quality and timeliness of our customers. Delineate and enforce the safety procedures and policies for the Operations Department and other support teams. Closely monitor the production and maintenance activities of the facility and assist in planning and executing both scheduled and unscheduled outage work as well as the timely completion of operating duties. Support the development of recommendations for plant improvements. Confer with representatives of other departments in solving interrelated operational, administrative, organizational and technical problems.

Position Requirements:

HS Diploma or GED.

Background in power plant operations, including at least five (5) years' experience in hands-on and/or supervision of power plant machinery.

Ability to work shift work as required to support staffing of the facility 24x7x365 and able to work overtime.

Proficient with MS Office (word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) products as well as exposure to computer-based Maintenance Management Systems is desired.

Experience with DSC and CEM equipment is desirable as is experience as a Control Room Operator at a facility with a PC Based DCS system.

Must be current holder of an ASME provisional certificate and be able to pass site specific operator exam within 6 months of hire.

Ability to monitor and evaluate program and organizational performance in order to assess efficiency and effectiveness.

Considerable knowledge of electrical and automatic boiler controls.

Considerable knowledge of the operation and maintenance of high-pressure boilers, electrical generating equipment, and related mechanical equipment in a steam and/or electric generating power plant.

Considerable knowledge of relevant mechanical and electrical systems throughout the plant.

Considerable knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions applicable to the work. Considerable knowledge of training and supervising techniques, and employee policies and procedures.

While performing the duties of the job, frequent standing, walking, crouching, crawling and kneeling may be required. Other physical requirements include the ability to work in moderate extremes of temperature and humidity (hot or cold), work in confined spaces, work at elevations, employee will be required to lift and/or move object and wear a full face respirator.

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 Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

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