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Control Room Operator - Eligible for $2,500 Sign On Bonus

Company: Covanta
Location: Kapolei
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Join us in creating a sustainable future and becoming a protector of tomorrow!SIGN ON BONUS - $2,500 (1/2 after 30 days; 1/2 after 90 days)Position Description:While working under direction of the Shift Supervisor, the Control Room Operator is responsible for monitoring the status of all plant systems on a continuous basis. The Control Room Operator will respond to alarms, by taking appropriate corrective actions, and execute plant shutdown and start-up procedures, to assure the plant meets its operational, environmental, and safety commitments, while operating in safe and environmentally efficient manner. At times, the Control Room Operator will lead and direct other employees on their shift to address various plant conditions.Responsibilities:Control the operation of systems, including steam generation, condensate, feed water, turbine/generator, circulating water, service water, fuel handling, ash handling, electrical, fire protection, air pollution control, and various computer networks.Read and interpret meters, gauges, recorders, and annunciators to determine system operating conditions; take action within prescribed normal and emergency operating procedures.Adjust and monitor temperatures, pressures, flows, and levels on station primary system components, for plant optimization.Initiate and conduct periodic surveillance, tests, and operating safety checks on equipment.Maintain required logs and calculations; observe these logs for indications of faulty operation; and notify supervisor of abnormal system conditions.Monitor operation of systems and components including pumps, motors, valves, fans, dampers, grates, augers, conveyors, dust collections, etc.Inspect operability of fire protection systems, emergency backup equipment, and electrical supply equipment and instrumentation associated with station systems and components.Examine air pollution control equipment.Accurately read and record data, and reporting equipment malfunctions or trends, which indicate possible equipment danger.Identify and correct abnormal operating conditions or emergency situations.Understand and train junior operators on the operating principles of the power facility's systems, components, and steam cycles.Position Requirements:High school diploma or equivalent.Minimum of three (3) years' power plant or relevant experience, in an operating or generating plant with high-pressure boilers and electric generating equipment, or formal technical training. Previous experience as a Control Rom Operator is desired.Basic computer, oral and written communication skills, and problem solving and decision-making ability.Strong leadership and motivational skills, and the ability to stay alert while sitting for long periods of time.Ability to read blueprints, P&IDs, and understand schematic specifications and vendor technical manuals.Obtain the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) QRO Provisional Certification within the first year of holding the position.Be able to work on a rotating shift schedule and work overtime as needed, including nights, weekends, and holidays.Available to work extensive overtime hours during planned and un-planned maintenance outages.Physical Requirements:Must be able to work in all locations within the plant, under extreme conditions 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 ). 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 .

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