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Shift Production Managers




Covanta Europe Operations Limited

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Job Description:

Coordinate and supervise the day-to-day activities of the assigned operations staff by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate employees. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESinclude the following. Other duties may be assigned. • Oversee the safe, environmentally compliant and efficient operation of the facility on a rotating shift basis. • Monitor and locally operate, as necessary the boilers, flue gas treatment, water treatment, turbine/generator, switchgear and other auxiliary plant systems. • Tour all areas of the plant and monitor the activities of the assigned operating staff. • During emergency or unusual situations, the shift supervisor shall direct or if necessary, personally perform the required operations or corrective actions as well as coordinate the activities of all personnel involved. • Approve all requests for removing equipment from service for maintenance, or other purposes and for ensuring the equipment is properly cleared and tagged in accordance with facility procedures. • Conduct daily, weekly and monthly safety meetings for shift operators. • Serve as emergency coordinator in the absence of the Facility/Department Manager. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervise a group of employees in the Operations Department such as control room operators, crane operators, equipment operators, utility operators, auxiliary operators, tipping floor operators, scale operators and laborers.This position is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of this unit.Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; approving time sheets; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving issues. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education requirements*:- Requires a broad background in plant operations with at least five (5) years experience in a power or resource recovery plant environment, including hands-on and/or supervisory experience with high pressure boilers and electric generation equipment. A Leaving Certificate is required as a minimum. An engineering degree is preferred.Excellent English, both written and verbal communication. Ability to read and interpret documents such as rules, technical procedures, operating and maintenance instructions, and other procedure manuals. Ability to speak and communicate effectively with supervisors and other employees of the organization.Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret graph bars.Shift Work 


Permanent / Full-time

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