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Equipment Operator /Lead PSW (Niagara EfW facility))


Niagara Falls, NY
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Equipment Operator /Lead PSW (Niagara EfW facility))
Job ID 6525           
Niagara Falls, NY
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 .

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

Reporting to the Auxiliaries Supervisor, the Lead Plant Service Worker (PSW) is an Hourly Employee responsible for directing resources to complete assignments given by the Auxiliaries Supervisor.  This position will generally work a day shift schedule Monday through Friday at 8 hours a day, but can be required to work other hours depending on the needs of the facility  The duties and responsibilities of the Lead Plant Service Worker include, but are not limited to:

  • Identify and direct resources to keep up with the facility housekeeping needs.
    • Spear head the housekeeping group through the lead housekeeper.

      • Safety

      • Directing plant needs

      • Time tracking for Contractors

      • Attendance

      • Performance

      • Equipment and needs

  • Mobile equipment qualification for all Facility Rolling Stock.

  • Coordinate outage clean up efforts

  • Assist in major clean up evolutions.

  • Training support of the PSW group.

  • Limited vacation or watch station coverage on an as needed basis.

  • Support Ash Load out building as needed.

  • Any and all other tasks or jobs asked by Auxiliaries Supervisor, Chief Engineer or Shift Supervisor.

To be considered for this position, you must have a HS diploma or equivalent coupled with knowledge and experience in operating heavy equipment. Related industrial plant experience is a plus.