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Water Systems Operator (Delval EfW facility)
Job ID 10296           
Chester, PA
Plant Operations
Plant Operations
Full-Time Regular
Associates Degree
Minimum 3 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 .

Information on our facilities is available at . For career opportunities, visit . Covanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We seek a dedicated individual to maintain the water treatment systems, waste water systems, and drinking water system, and all associated equipment. Perform routine daily sampling, testing, inspections and analysis. Works with outside service contractors for proper chemical treatment and control. Maintains water treatment chemical inventory and accurate computerized records as required by management. Performs required analysis for environmental testing and reporting. Ensures plant is well maintained to allow for maximum reliability and availability. Maintains hazardous material emergency response containment inventory.

To qualify you must have an Associate’s Degree in a technical field or equivalent experience (minimum 3 years experience in water treatment operations preferably in the power plant industry), coupled with basic computer, blueprint, P&ID, schematic specifications and vendor requirement reading experience. Strong leadership skills, oral and written communication skills, and problem solving/decision making skills are a must. The ability to work in close quarters and confined spaces, climb ladders and structures, and tolerate heights is required. A valid driver’s license and the ability to lift up to 50 pounds are also required. The applicant must possess a thorough understanding of steam plant operation and Waters Systems Operations duties and responsibilities. The candidate will be required to attend the 40 hour EPA course and possibly obtain the QRO certification with 12 months. Must be available for overtime.

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