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Cherry Picker Operator - Process (Miami-Dade EfW facility)


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Cherry Picker Operator - Process (Miami-Dade EfW facility)
Job ID 6823           
Miami, FL
Plant Operations
Plant Operations
Full-Time Regular
High School Diploma/GED
Less than 1 year

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 .

Information on our facilities is available at For career opportunities, visit . Covanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We seek a dedicated individual who will operate the picker equipment to sort, spread and remove non-processible items, and prepare material for machine picking. This individual will identify explosive and/or volatile substances and non-processible objects in the waste stream. He will communicate via radio or intercom with control room operator concerning material flow.  This individual will follow pit management protocol as part of the daily operation.  Performance of operational preventive maintenance and general housekeeping will be required daily along with completing PM sheets and work order as required. In addition, he will change hydraulic hoses and piping when required and assist in changing hammer.

To be considered for this position the individual must be a high school graduate or have a general education degree (GED) three to six months related experience and/or training. This individual should have experience with skid loaders and forklifts, and have some mechanical competency. Internal candidates must have completed qualification standards for prior position in company’s line of progression.