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Equipment Operator

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: April 1, 2024

Job Description:

Who we areFor more than 40 years, Covanta has been at the forefront of sustainable materials management, providing companies and communities world-class waste and resource solutions.Through our diverse and scalable full-service capabilities, we're leading the charge to a carbon-negative future-reducing, reusing, recycling and reimagining waste for the benefit of both people and planet.Our differentiator comes from our vast ecosystem of technology, facilities, and partnerships, trusted by the world's largest organizations to solve their most pressing environmental challenges, and achieve their most ambitious environmental, social, and governance (ESG) goals.All that we're missing is you. Join us today!!Our valuesDiversity, inclusivity, engagement-these are the values that help us foster a strong sense of community within Covanta. By embracing the unique talents, perspectives, and experiences of our employees, we cultivate an environment that embraces teamwork, encourages open dialogue, and provides opportunities for growth.About the roleEquipment Operator - Eligible for $2500 Sign-On BonusJob Overview:Located at our Huntsville, AL facility, Covanta Huntsville seeks a dedicated individual who will be responsible for the safe and efficient processing of Profiled Waste and Regulated Medical Waste. This position will work under the direction of the Supplemental Waste Program Manager. Applicant must recognize this is Shift Work and may require you to work various shifts including weekends, overtime, and call ins, as needed.Key Responsibilities:

  • Operating forklifts, front-end-loaders, street sweeper, automated feed system, and other equipment.
  • Perform equipment inspections.
  • Monitor vehicle activity on the tipping floor.
  • Take appropriate action to prevent equipment damage or personal injury.
  • Record data and report equipment malfunctions.
  • Perform painting, cleanup work and various other tasks.
  • Assist in maintaining the grounds and housekeeping of the facility.
  • Ensure compliance with established environmental and safety practices.
  • Assist plant operations and maintenance.
  • This is an entry level position that provides the opportunity to advance into Plant Operations.Qualifications:
    • HS Diploma/GED is preferred. Covanta offers GED Works - a fully funded program for employees to achieve their GED.
    • Must have the ability to lift up to 50lbs. and carry it a distance of 50 yards.
    • Must possess good mechanical aptitude.
    • Must have the ability to operate such equipment as referenced above.
    • Must have a valid Driver's License.
    • Must be respirator fit tested and able to work with a respirator.Physical Demands:
      • Work in close quarters and confined spaces
      • Climb Ladders and structures.
      • Tolerate heights, high temperatures, and work outside.
      • Lift up to 50 pounds
      • Have the ability to don and wear a negative pressure respirator in accordance with OSHA Regulation 29 CFR 1910.134.
      • Ability to wear Covanta required PPE for the job and the assigned task
      • Employees are frequently required to stand, use their hands to finger, handle, or el, and reach with their hands or arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance" and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
      • Specific vision abilities required by this job included close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Shift Work:Rotating shifts including nights, weekends, and some holidays. Overtime is required.What Covanta Offers You:
        • Health Care Benefits - start 1st day of employment
        • Wellness Program Incentives & Rewards
        • 401k - match up to 7%
        • Paid Time Off (Vacation & Holiday)
        • Paid Parental Leave
        • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability Benefits
        • Tuition Reimbursement
        • Employee Referral BonusOur DEI CommitmentCovanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer, has developed an Affirmative Action Program (AAP), and will not discriminate against any qualified applicants because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability (including perceived disability, physical, mental, and/or intellectual disabilities), veteran status, liability for service in the Armed Forces of the United States, or any other characteristic protected by law. Know Your Rights ()Please note that Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.If you are an 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 because of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by going to and clicking on the 'Contact Us' button. Under Inquires, select 'Careers' in the Interest field, fill out all required fields including your message. In the message section, please note this is a 'Job Application Accommodation Request'.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Huntsville , Equipment Operator, Other , Huntsville, Alabama

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