Outstanding Renewable Energy Industry opportunity as Utility Operator with Covan
West Wareham, MA  / Preston, CT  / Indianapolis, IN  / Niagara Falls, NY  / Grand Rapids, MI  / Haverhill, MA  / Bristol, CT ...View All
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Posted 22 days ago
Job Description

Join us in creating a sustainable future and becoming a protector of tomorrow!

Covanta seeks a dedicated Utility Operator to perform various hands-on tasks required for the up-keep, maintenance, and operation of the plant and its component equipment. Duties include, but are not limited to: cleaning assignments, grounds keeping, and assisting plant operations and maintenance as requested.

Excellent Utility Operator position paying at least $17-20 per hour plus full Company benefits & Overtime available.

1st/First Shift/Daytime Hours, Monday to Friday, plus Overtime available.
Annual Bonus Pay and Comprehensive Company Benefits are included.

Medical Insurance & other Benefits begin DAY ONE of Employment.

Start with 3 weeks of Paid Time Off a year!

Utility Operator is an entry level position, which is a great opportunity for those individuals looking to work in the power industry.

Motivated Utility Operators that are committed to learning the facility are often eligible for promotion within a short period of time.

We seek a dedicated individual to work as part of a team to coordinate the daily tipping floor operations of an Energy-from-Waste facility.

Utility Operators must maintain their work area in a clean, orderly and safe manner and comply with all safety, environmental and operational policies and procedures. Utility operators perform various tasks on the tipping floor, as well as provide plant services support as needed.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Operate mobile equipment, including loader, forklift, aerial lift
  • Monitor vehicle activity on the tipping floor
  • Inspect refuse truck deliveries, remove unacceptable material
  • Enforce safety procedures and environmental policies on the tipping floor
  • Perform safety and environmental inspections/audits
  • Maintain documentation
  • Preventative maintenance
  • Cleaning
  • Painting
  • Grounds keeping
  • Assist with boiler outages
  • Assist with maintenance activities

Position Requirements:

Candidate must have good mechanical aptitude and a High School Diploma or equivalent.

Related military/technical training and/or previous power or industrial experience is a plus.

Must be able to work overtime as needed including nights, weekends, and holidays with minimum notice.

Applicants must be able to work in all locations within the plant, under extremes of hot and cold, and in areas of dust, noise and wet conditions. Must be able to climb and work in heights, lift heavy object and other manual labor.

Employees in this position are required to be clean shaven, which is defined as having shaved the day of work.

As of December 1, 2021, subject to applicable law, Covanta/Covanta Environmental Solutions (CES) will require all new hires to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by their start date.Proof of vaccination must be presented on the new hire's first day of employment.Those who qualify for a medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement may request an exemption through Covanta's approved process and must do so on or before their first date of employment.Hired candidates who are not fully vaccinated by December 1, 2021, or who have not been approved for a legally-required medical or religious accommodation will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment, in accordance with applicable law.

Covanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/Disability EEO is the Law Poster (The poster can be found at https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf). Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to access job openings or apply for a job on this site as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by contactingus at careers@covanta.com.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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