Loader Operator (Essex EfW facility)

Position Description

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 600,000 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.

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The Loader Operator will operate front-end loaders, roll-off trucks, forklifts and other heavy equipment to push waste into the tipping pit, separate and load non-processable materials from tipping floors or pits, and transports material to various other facility buildings from the tip floor and metal storage areas.This individual will load ash into trucks from the ash building, unders/primary/secondary soils from designated storage areas, biomass material from designated building, belt and floor rejects from RTI, and ferrous processed by DMR from west bunker.This candidate will communicate with traffic control operator on tipping floor to maintain steady flow of traffic and provide code numbers of loaded material to truck drivers removing material from the site. This will include providing Covanta hauling tickets to driver prior to leaving the scale house. Performing safety and operational inspections as well as small preventive maintenance procedures daily, including pressure cleaning of the equipment assigned to this position; completing PM sheets and work orders as required. Refuels equipment when required and replenishes fluids including pollution control and regeneration equipment.Reporting unsafe conditions, accidents or equipment malfunctions to the HE Operations supervisor is a requirement. This individual should be knowledgeable of the correct DOT weight requirements for OTR trucks as well as safety procedures and pre-caution for working around tipping floors and large amounts of traffic. Familiar with hazardous material, safety and environmental policies as well as spill prevention measures. Familiar with GHS (MSDS) requirements for all material pertaining to heavy equipment operations.

Position Requirements

High School graduate or general education degree (GED)

Six months to one year related experience and/or training in similar situation.

Experienced in operating heavy equipment such as front-end loader, roll-off truck and forklift with some mechanical competency. Internal candidates must have completed qualification standards for prior position in company's line of progression.
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