Position Description About Covanta: Covanta is a world leader in providing sustainable waste and energy solutions. Annually, Covanta’s modern Energy-from-Waste facilities safely convert approximately 20 million tons of waste from municipalities and businesses into clean, renewable electricity to power one million homes and recycle approximately 500,000 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 . The Metro Vancouver Waste-to-Energy Facility, operating as Covanta Burnaby Renewable Energy, began commercial operation in March 1988. Every year, approximately 285,000 tonnes of municipal solid waste is converted into 940,000 tonnes of steam and up to 170,000 MWh of electricity, providing both economic and environmental benefits. For more information on the Burnaby facility, visit www.covanta.com/Our-Facilities/Covanta-Burnaby. Covanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Information on our other facilities is available at www.covanta.com/Covanta-Map . For career opportunities, visit www.covanta.com/Careers . Covanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Auxiliary Operator will work under the supervision of the Shift Supervisor and the direction of the Control Room Operator. They will be responsible for the operation and inspection of various systems and equipment as assigned. Normally, their assigned areas will include the boilers and associated systems such as fans, grates, ash and air pollution control systems, the demineralizer, and the testing of water chemistry. In addition, the Auxiliary Operator will perform the duties of crane operator. The duties of the Auxiliary Operator include the safe and efficient operation of their assigned equipment in accordance with the established plant operating procedures. They are responsible for recording data, reporting equipment malfunctions or trends, which indicate possible trouble, and performing actions as directed to correct abnormal operating conditions or emergency situations. Position Requirements The position of Auxiliary Operator requires three years previous experience with high pressure boilers and electric generating equipment, a high school diploma/GED. Formal technical training is also required. Must obtain at least a Minnesota Special License or higher within 6 months of employment. Shift work and some mandatory overtime is required.
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