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Utility Operator - Recycle (Miami-Dade EFW facility)

Miami, FL
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Utility Operator - Recycle (Miami-Dade EFW facility)
Job ID 7043           
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 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.

This candidate will receive and process tires at the tire bunker by manually conveying tires into the shredder or by utilizing small mobile equipment. This includes operating the tire shredder to maintain a low inventory level.  This individual will operate the tire shredder to reduce level of tires and change composition of tires suitable for disposal and/or landfill. Cleaning the processing area, system, floors and around structures using small mobile equipment, brooms, shovels, squeegees and air lances is an essential duty.  Utilizing manual labor and a skid steer loader to supply tires to infeed conveyor and the removal of shreds from the discharge bunker is required as well as separating the oversize or solid tires into a separate pile and oversee the loading of the tires and shreds into tractor trailers. This individual will perform operational and some small mechanical preventive maintenance on tire shredder and skid steer. The ability to comply with all Covanta policies including lock/out tag out policy SP-15 is required. Physically placing tires unto a conveyor belt for processing is an essential function. Job duties include assisting maintenance staff in changing of the tire shredder knives, and in unplugging shredder chute plugs as well as maintaining daily activity log book for shredder operations to include operating hours and shredder knives hours.


High School graduate or general education degree (GED); up to one month related experience and/or training.  Experienced with skid loaders and forklifts, and with some mechanical competency.  Internal candidates must have completed qualification standards for prior position in company's line of progression.


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