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Transfer Station Operator (Montgomery Transfer Station)

Derwood, MD
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Transfer Station Operator (Montgomery Transfer Station)
Job ID 7248           
Derwood, MD
Plant Operations
Plant Operations
Full-Time Regular
High School Diploma/GED
Minimum 1 Year

Covanta is a world leader in sustainable waste management and renewable energy. Covanta's 45 Energy-from-Waste (EfW) facilities provide communities and businesses around the world with an environmentally sound solution to their solid waste disposal needs by using waste to generate clean, renewable energy. Covanta is a listed company under the symbol CVA.

Annually, Covanta's modern Energy-from-Waste facilities safely and securely convert approximately 20 million tons of waste into 9 million megawatt hours of clean renewable electricity and almost 9 billion pounds of steam that are sold to a variety of industries. Covanta's facilities also recover 400,000 tons of metal per year for recycling.

To learn more about how Covanta's facilities provide sustainable waste management for the communities it serves, visit www.covanta.com. Information on our facilities is available at http://www.covanta.com/facilities.aspx. For career opportunities, visit http://www.covanta.com/careers. Covanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Located at the Montgomery County Solid Waste Transfer Station in Derwood MD, we seek a dedicated and energetic individual to fill the role of Transfer Station Operator. The Transfer Station Operator is responsible to greet customers at the Public Unloading Facility (PUF), Upper Recycle Lot, Transfer Station Tipping Floor, and other locations on site to direct individuals to the appropriate areas for recyclable material or solid waste drop-off. The Transfer Station Operator also inspects the material for compliance with the Transfer Station's Solid Waste Permit and Montgomery County's Recycling Regulations. In addition to greeting the customers, the Transfer Station Operator also directs traffic, maintains safe traffic patterns, answers customers' questions, assists with off-loading of bulky materials, operates a fork-lift, loads trailers with recyclable materials, removes rims from tires, disassembles appliances for non-ferrous metal recycling, maintains a clean work area, and assists with overall Site housekeeping. In addition to PUF and Upper Recycle Lot responsibilities, the Transfer Station Operator will also be trained to act as a Tipping Floor Attendant directing solid waste vehicles into the Tipping Buildings.

This position will require outside work and in all types of inclement weather. The work schedule for this position includes days, evenings and weekends.

The requirements for this position are:

- High School education or GED
- One year's work experience in a similar field
- The ability to operate a fork lift
- Good communication and customer relations skills
- Good mechanical aptitude
- The ability to work with hand and power tools
- The ability to lift fifty (50) pounds
- The ability to work outside and in the elements


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