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Auxilliary Plant Operator

Posted: 05-30-17 Company: Wheelabrator Technologies Location: 100 Salem Turnpike, Saugus, MA

Wheelabrator Technologies is the second largest U.S. energy-from-waste business, and is an industry leader in the conversion of everyday residential and business waste into clean energy. Wheelabrator has a platform of 20 power-producing assets across the U.S. and U.K.--16 energy-from-waste facilities, four independent power plants as well as four ash monofills and three transfer stations. Wheelabrator has an annual waste processing capacity of over 7.5 million tons, and a total combined electric generating capacity of 853 megawatt--enough energy to power more than 805,000 homes. Wheelabrator also recovers metals for recycling into commercial products. The company's vision to develop, deliver and realize the potential of clean energy speaks to Wheelabrators ongoing commitment to the development of clean energy solutions for its customers and local communities.

Wheelabrator is owned by Energy Capital Partners, an energy-focused private equity firm. For more on Energy Capital Partners, please visit For more on Wheelabrator, please visit

Our Wheelabrator Saugus facility in Saugus, MA is currently looking for an Assistant Plant Operator who holds a current Massachusetts 2nd Class Fireman's License and is confident and enthusiastic individual who will have the responsibility to monitor and operate boilers and auxiliary plant equipment from the field to maintain safe, efficient and continuous plant operations. With guidance and as requested, operate boilers and auxiliary plant equipment locally throughout the plant, making necessary adjustments to maintain safety and efficiency while maintaining environmental regulations.


2 years working in a power plant operation or 3 years related experience
Mechanical skills sufficient to perform varied mechanical tasks such as replacement of shear pins, valve repacking and equipment inspections
Knowledge and understanding of the operation of a steam generating power plant

Certificates and Licenses

Licenses as required by Local, State, Federal, Environmental and/or Health/Safety Regulatory agencies.


Massachusetts 2nd Class Fireman's License.


Massachusetts 1st Class Fireman's or 3rd Engineers License.


Work in areas under adverse conditions that may require the donning and use of personal protective equipment including, but not limited to, the following with average fatigue:

Negative pressure respirator
Positive pressure respirator
Chemical resistant suit
Heat resistant outerwear
Flame resistant outerwear

Physical Demands include but is not limited to:

Handle tools, equipment, fine motor skills
Reach with hands and arms
Climb and walk on heights often greater than 4 feet
Access confined spaces and pressure vessels through standard 12" by 16" manways
Operate a 1.5 inch fire hose operating at 125 PSI line pressure to the extent required to extinguish fire
Operate fire extinguishing equipment ranging from hand held extinguishers to 200 lbs. portable units

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At Wheelabrator Technologies, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. As well as Company match on 401K, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site.

Pay: 23$/ HR + Overtime

Instructions to Apply:

Contact directly Brenda Kelly @ 603-929-3193
or submit resume to: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)