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Utility Operator

Company: Covanta Energy
Location: Kapolei
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Join us in creating a sustainable future and becoming a protector of tomorrow! Position Description: The Utility Operator is an entry level role in the Waste Processing Facility. Working under the direction of the Shift Supervisor, the individual will be responsible for the processing of municipal solid waste. Utility Operators must maintain their work area in a clean, orderly and safe manner and comply with safety and operational policies and procedures. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: * Operating mobile equipment, including skid steer, loader and forklift. * Observing conveyor operations and monitoring lights, dials, and gauges, to maintain specified operating levels, and to detect equipment malfunctions. * Loading, unloading, or adjusting materials or products on conveyors by hand; or by using lifts, hoists, and scoops; or by opening gates, chutes, or hoppers. * Stopping equipment or machinery to clear jams, using poles, bars, and hand tools, or remove damaged materials from conveyors. * Informing supervisors of equipment malfunctions that need to be addressed. * Cleaning and maintaining the Waste Processing Facility. * Performing preventative maintenance. * Transporting equipment and materials within the facility. * Performing safety inspections on equipment. Position Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent. Prior experience in an industrial environment is desired. Must be able to work overtime as needed including nights, weekends, and holidays with minimum notice. May be required to work extensive overtime hours during planned and un-planned maintenance. Physical Requirements: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. 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 contacting us at careers@covanta.com.

Keywords: Covanta Energy, Honolulu , Utility Operator, Other , Kapolei, Hawaii

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