Asst, Operations Assistant - Process


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West Palm Beach, FL

Job Description

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Job Overview:

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The Assistant Operator Assistant is responsible for the safe, environmentally sound and efficient daily operation of the process plant in assisting and supporting the operation to effectively maintain a steady flow of municipal solid waste (MSW) through the process lines in the production of refuse derived fuel (RDF).


Follows established operating procedures in completing routine inspections and assigned activities, deviating from normal procedures only as directed.

  • Performs daily routine pre-operational inspections of assigned production lines and related equipment and fills out necessary log sheets according to procedures.
  • Performs troubleshooting on equipment and immediately reports and documents all unsafe equipment, equipment malfunctions or necessary equipment repairs.
  • Performs checks as required by the weekly activities book, the monthly critical items check list, etc.
  • Remains continually aware of unsafe working conditions or procedures and takes immediate steps to eliminate the unsafe condition.
  • Performs lockout and tagout of equipment in support of maintenance activities.
  • Maintains a clean and orderly work area.
  • Performs additional tasks as directed by the Shift Supervisor, or his or her designee


  • Minimum of a High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Must be able to speak, read and write in English.
  • Must be able to pass respirator fit testing on a daily basis

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 Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

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