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Back Plant Operator - Eligible for $1,500 Sign On Bonus

Company: Covanta
Location: Kapolei
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Join us in creating a sustainable future and becoming a protector of tomorrow!SIGN ON BONUS - $1,500 (1/2 after 30 days, 1/2 after 90 days)POSITION DESCRIPTION:Under the direct supervision of the Shift Supervisor, the Back Plant Operator is responsible for specific activities in the environmentally, sound operation of the power generating facility's fuel and ash recovery systems.POSITION REQUIREMENTS:Operates a front-end loader to manage ash storage requirements.Performs daily pre-operational inspection of mobile and ash load-out equipment, to ensure proper fuel, lubricant, and oil levels are maintained, and completes appropriate log sheets.Loads trailers with non-ferrous metals and prepares for transport to the landfill.Adjusts ash loadout equipment to assure proper movement and removal of ash.Responsible for containment of ash within defined boundaries, in and around the ash loadout building area, and assures that all trailers are properly loaded prior to exiting the defined boundaries of the ash loadout building area.Executes daily, weekly and monthly inspections of equipment within the ash recovery system's operation, as required, by a critical items check list.Troubleshoots equipment and reports malfunctioning equipment to the shift supervisor for the issuance of work orders.Upholds cleanliness of equipment and an orderly, clean work area.Assists other operating personnel, as necessary, to support plant operations, including lockout and tag out of equipment relating to maintenance activities.Completes additional tasks, as directed by the shift supervisor, or his/her designee.Rotating 12-hour shift schedule and overtime work, including days, nights, weekends, and holidays. May be required to work extensive overtime hours during planned and un-planned outages.Experience and Qualifications:High school diploma/GED is required.At least one year previous experience with high pressure boilers, electric generating equipment and the operation of heavy industrial equipment.Formal technical training as a Utility Operator is preferred.Must have successfully completed the Company's Operator Qualification Program's (OQP) training requirements for the role. For new hires, a period of ninety days is allowed for completion of the OQP.Certified to operate a front-end loader and yard trucks.Physical Demands: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 smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.Work Environment:While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; extreme heat; and risk of radiation. The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock and explosives. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.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 .

Keywords: Covanta, Honolulu , Back Plant Operator - Eligible for $1,500 Sign On Bonus, Professions , Kapolei, Hawaii

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