Operations Manager - Kapolei - job 636710

Covanta Energy

Date: 02/23/2021

City: Kapolei, Hawaii

Employment type: Full-time

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We seek a candidate, with a proven track record, who will lead, direct, and motivate the Operations team at our HPOWER Energy-from-Waste Facility, located in Kapolei, Hawaii. This position reports to the Facility Manager.


The Operations Manager will oversee the Plant's operational responsibilities and requirements, which utilizes both refuse-derived fuel (RDF) and mass burn technology, that include but are not limited to the following activities:




  • Effectively organize work and projects with other departments, and oversees and ensures the proper and efficient daily work of all operations personnel.




  • Manage, track, and implement established technical training programs, as required, and develop new training, as needed.




  • Administer and supervise studies to improve plant operations, maintenance, or equipment, and monitor the effectiveness of plant manuals and procedures, instituting changes or additions, as required.




  • Ensure the plant's readiness to meet unusual situations and safe, efficient day-to-day operations.




  • Proficiently inspect boilers and machinery and meet plant performance targets.




  • Oversee and/or compile various technical reports.



  • Adhere to environmental, health, and safety procedures and permit requirements


Position Requirements:




  • To be considered for this position, you must have a broad background in plant operations, including at least 10 years' experience in a supervisory role at a power plant.




  • An engineering degree is desirable; however, a general supervisory background in an electrical or mechanical generating facility may be substituted for power plant experience.



  • General knowledge, and/or experience in industrial safety is required, or equivalent combination of education and experience, is required


Additional essential requirements of the position include:




  • Maintenance experience with rotating and electrical generation (turbine generator) equipment. Knowledge of electrical and controls systems is desired.




  • Understanding of municipal solid waste (MSW) combustion practices and materials handling processes.




  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communications, and organizational skills.




  • Off-hours work may be required.



  • The ASME, QRO/CFO Certification is desirable, or must be able to qualify for this certification within six months of employment.


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.


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