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Control Room Operator (Babylon EfW facility)


Babylon, NY
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Control Room Operator (Babylon EfW facility)
Job ID 6742           
Babylon, NY
Plant Operations
Plant Operations
Full-Time Regular
Technical Degree
Minimum 5 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 .

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

We seeking a dedicated individual who, working under the direct supervision of the Shift Supervisor, is responsible for monitoring and control of all plant systems on a continuous basis. This position will respond to alarms by taking appropriate corrective actions and execute approved plant shutdown and start-up procedures, and assure that the plant meets it’s operational, environmental and safety commitments while operating in a safe and environmentally efficient manner.

To qualify you must have an Associate’s Degree in a technical field or equivalent of at least 5 yrs. experience, coupled with basic computer, blueprint, P&ID, schematic specifications and vendor requirement reading experience. Strong leadership skills, oral and written communication skills, and problem solving/decision making skills are a must. The ability to stay alert while sitting for long periods of time, work in close quarters and confined spaces, climb ladders and structures, tolerate heights, and tolerate high temperatures is key. A valid driver’s license and the ability lift up to 50 pounds are also required. The applicant must possess a thorough understanding of the Auxiliary Operator, Water Systems Operator and Control Room Operator’s duties and responsibilities and be capable of standing watch in any of the afore mentioned positions. The candidate will be required to obtain the QRO certification within 12 months.