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Auxiliary Operator (DelVal EfW facility)

Chester, PA
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Auxiliary Operator (DelVal EfW facility)
Job ID 6801           
Chester, PA
Plant Operations
Plant Operations
Full-Time Regular
High School Diploma/GED
Minimum 3 Years

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/Our-Facilities. For career opportunities, visit www.covanta.com/Careers . Covanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Auxiliary Operator will work under the supervision of the Day 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 permit technician.  
  • Write, update, hang working permits
  • Prepare outage annual outage permits, permit books, forms, etc.
  • Update and write all standard permits
  • Prepare all emergency outage permits for all boilers in ready-to-print status
  • Update O&M Manual which includes:
    • Writing the change
    • Routing the change for signatures
    • Installing the change after approval on all copies of the O&M Manual (11 books)

 Order all materials for:   Operations – tools     Safety – supplies    Employee Work Boots
Radio repairs/replacements

  • Perform Monthly Safety Inspections on:
    • Fire hoses
    • Fire extinguishers
    • 5 minute air breathing rescue bottles

 Performs a portion of the required new hire training

 Conducts contractor orientations

 Updates all operations forms which include:
Confined Space Forms/Safety C/Ls/LO/TO Forms

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.

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.


  • Engineering
  • Mechanical Codes and Standards
  • Design / Development Engineering
  • Turbine Engineering
  • Materials
  • Power Engineering
  • Quality Assurance / Safety
  • Environmental
  • Manufacturing / Production

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