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Power Plant Shift Supervisor

Posted: 03-21-17 Company: Covanta Location: Agawam, MA

About Covanta Information:

Covanta is a world leader in sustainable waste management and renewable energy. Covanta's 45 Energy-from-Waste (EfW) facilities provide communities and businesses around the world with an environmentally sound solution to their solid waste disposal needs by using waste to generate clean, renewable energy. Covanta is a listed company under the symbol CVA.

Annually, Covanta's modern Energy-from-Waste facilities safely and securely convert approximately 20 million tons of waste into 9 million megawatt hours of clean renewable electricity and almost 9 billion pounds of steam that are sold to a variety of industries. Covanta's facilities also recover 400,000 tons of metal per year for recycling.

To learn more about how Covanta's facilities provide sustainable waste management for the communities it serves, visit Information on our facilities is available at For career opportunities, visit Covanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Position Description: The role of Shift Supervisor at CovantaSpringfield must foster an environment of Safety, Environmental Stewardship and a committment to our customers. As a leadership role, this person must be able to direct his team through mentoring and coaching to develop excellence in the operation of an EfW facility. The Shift Supervisor will review, prioritize and direct the daily work activities of the operations group during his assigned shift. He will manage the functional activities of the Control Room Operator, Plant Operatorc and Loader Operator to ensure quality and timeliness of independent decisions required to provide a world class safety environment and continuous service to our customers. Delineate and enforce the safety procedures and policies for the Operations Department and other support teams. Closely monitor the production and maintenance activities of the facility and assist in planning and executing both scheduled and unscheduled outage work as well as the timely completion of operating duties. Support the development of operating procedures and instructions; assist in the evaluation and development of recommendations for plant improvements. Confer with representatives of other departments in solving interrelated administrative, organizational and technical problems.
Position Requirements: Requires a background in plant operations, including at least five (5) years experience in hands-on and /or supervision of power plant machinery. Ability to work shift work as required to support the staffing of the facility 24x7x365. While performing the duties of the job, requent standing, walking, sitting,crouching, crawling and kneeling may be required. Other physical requirements include the ability to work in moderate extremes of temperature and humidity (hot or cold), work in confined spaces, work at elevations and wear a full face respirator. Experience with DCS and CEM equipment is desirable.
Must posess a Ma. Second Class Stationary Engineers License and recieve ASME Provisional license within one year.

Instructions to Apply:

To apply go to the Covanta Energy Website. Select Careers (at the bottom of the page). Then select View Our Career Opportunities. Select the Agawam Location.