Utility Operator (Huntsville)
Covanta Energy
 Huntsville, AL

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 .

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 Utility Operator (UO), is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of their assigned equipment and the processing of Regulated Medical Waste and Profiled Waste in accordance with the established plant operating procedures.

The Utility Operator will work under the supervision of the Supplemental Waste Program Manager or delegate and follow direction of the Lead Equipment Operator. The UO will operate various mobile equipment such as a forklift, street sweeper, and automated feed system. The UO must be able to follow instructions and work within a team environment. The UO will monitor vehicle activity on the tipping floor, record data, report equipment malfunctions and conduct equipment inspections. Paint, cleanup work, and various other tasks assisting in maintaining the grounds and housekeeping of the facility.

Position Requirements

The Utility Operator must be able to work in a noisy, hot, humid and dirty environment. UO may be required to work various shifts, overtime and call-ins as needed. The UO must be able to read and understand all company environmental and safety policies/programs and written instructions/procedures.

High School Diploma/GED, 1 to 3 years industrial experience, valid driver's license, good mechanical aptitude.

Must pass a pulmonary function exam and qualify to be fit tested for respirator use. Must have the ability to lift 50 lbs. and carry it the distance of 100 yards.