Assistant Auxiliary Operator
West Wareham, MA 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description

Who we are

For 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 values

Diversity, 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.

Working under the supervision of the Boiler Shift Supervisor, the Assistant Auxiliary Operator monitors the operation of the facility fuel system.

Responsibilities include:

  • Monitor fuel distribution system.

  • Monitor fire protection system including assisting in fire prevention and extinguishment of incipient fires.

  • Performs lock-out tag-out (LOTO) on various systems as required.

  • Boiler outage duties: pressure washing, unplug hoppers and conveyors, internal boiler cleaning, tipping valve tune ups and repairs and expansion joint repairs and replacement.

  • Drag chain shaft and flight deragging.

  • Performs maintenance on equipment and assists maintenance during outages.

  • General housekeeping.

Position Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Technical training preferred.

  • Massachusetts 2nd Fireman's License preferred.

  • Valid State Driver's License.


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.

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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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