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Shift Supervisor

Miami, FL
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Shift Supervisor
Job ID 6917           
Miami, FL
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 www.covanta.com .

Information on our facilities is available at www.covanta.com/Covanta-Map . For career opportunities, visit www.covanta.com/Careers . Covanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Covanta Energy is one of the world’s largest owners and operators of infrastructure for the conversion of waste-to-energy (known as &energy-from- waste” or “EfW”), as well as other waste disposal and renewable energy production businesses. Our company name represents the cooperation and advantages inherent in the partnerships we form to provide sustainable waste disposal solutions for the communities and businesses we serve. Covanta operates and/or has ownership positions in 44 energy-from-waste facilities, primarily located in North America, and 20 additional energy generation facilities, including other renewable energy production facilities in North America. We also operate other waste management businesses complementary to our core EfW business. Covanta EfW facilities produce electricity for approximately one million homes in communities across North America.

Based at our Miami Dade Facility we seek a dedicated individual to be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the facility in accordance with all Company policies and standards. Responsible for directing and supervising Operations Department and other plant personnel to ensure the facility is operated and maintained in a clean, safe and efficient manner. Reports to the Chief Engineer.


  • Key driver and leader for plant personnel in the understanding and application of all Safety concepts and practices, including culture, adherence to programs, and safety performance.

  • Be a driver of continuous improvement and change management.

  • Responsible for the enforcement and administration of the lockout/tagout system, confined space entry program, hot work permits, and other safety procedures.

  • Responsible for directing and supervising Operations Department and other personnel to ensure the facility is operated and maintained in a clean, safe and efficient manner during rotating and weekend hours. Decisively and effectively directs personnel during all situations.

  • Maintains and enforces Company policies and procedures, environmental compliance, and safety and health requirements.

  • Trains shift personnel in safety procedures and equipment use, plant operating procedures, and environmental standards and compliance. Implements corporate and plant training programs and ensures continued progress in the programs by shift personnel.

  • Performs other administrative duties such as conducting performance appraisals, completing disciplinary actions, accident and equipment damage reports, approval of time sheets, and documentation of attendance.

  • Creates work requests through the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).

  • Maintains an accurate log of facility operations, activities, and events.

  • Makes frequent rounds of the facility to ensure proper operation of equipment, materials storage and handling, facility security, cleanliness, safety, and environmental compliance.

  • Serves as the Management representative in the absence of the Facility Manager and Chief Engineer.

  • Writes reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals as required or directed by facility operations

  • Completes the Corporate and Plant Training Programs within the time frame prescribed.

  • Responsible for maintaining acceptable plant morale. Fosters and promotes a culture of teamwork between operational staff and all other plant staff.

  • Communicates clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing; as well as communicates clearly whether using in-situ intercom system, two-way radio or face to face.

  • Anticipates typical problems, identifies potential or recurring problems, and takes appropriate action. Troubleshoot equipment and assists in diagnosing problem areas

  • Operates other equipment including, but not limited to, industrial forklifts, manlifts, skid steer type loaders, and other mobile equipment.

  • Thoroughly and promptly investigates any accidents or near misses in conjunction with management team to ensure that any unsafe practices or conditions are addressed and eliminated immediately.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Qualified Candidates must have a HS Diploma with 5-7 years power plant operations experience. Bachelor's or Associates Degree in a technical discipline or 3-5 years of supervisory experience; preferably in a solid fuel fired facility will also be considered.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Power Plant equipment and materials, operating theory, processes and procedures to properly maintain safe, compliant, and efficient facility operations. Strong leadership, oral and written communication skills, and problem solving/decision making skills are a must. Must be comfortable in a fast pace, dynamic environment requiring superior multi-tasking skills and attention to detail.
  • The successful candidate must obtain an ASME QRO provisional Certification within 6 months of employment and obtain the Full ASME Site-Specific Certification for Shift Supervisor within 1 year; the ideal candidate will already possess these qualifications.
  • Must have the ability to withstand extreme and varying temperatures, climb ladders, tolerate heights, work in confined spaces, as well as noisy and dusty environments, work in confined spaces and close quarters, lift up to 50 lbs., and be respirator qualified


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