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Other Possible Location:Job Schedule:Job Shift: Rotating HoursPay:Travel: NoneRelocation:Employee Referral Amount: 500 'Wheelabrator Technologies, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Waste Management, operates 17 waste-to-energy facilities and five independent power production facilities located across the United States. By generating clean, renewable energy, we are leading the way in reducing America's dependence on traditional fuels. We've been nationally recognized for our positive impact on the environment, and our facilities actively participate in OSHA's Voluntary Protection Program as Star Worksites, making Wheelabrator one of the most safety-conscious employers in the country. To learn more please visit us at: currently have an opening for a Plant Operator at our power plant in Claremont, New Hampshire.I. Summary of Job Duties:
Monitor and control boilers, turbine, and auxiliary plant equipment from the control room to maintain safe, efficient and continuous plant operation. Duties include the following:Maintains safe and efficient boiler operation including maintaining productive boiler combustion, maximize generation, manage in-plant power consumption, operates facility within all applicable permits.Monitors plant operational and emissions data; detects and responds to changing conditions with regard to maximizing plant safety and efficiency.Coordinates, directs, and trains all subordinates as required.Oversees the operation of plant equipment and dispatch operators for local monitoring for safe operation. Works withmaintenance to troubleshoot problems and ascertains probable cause.Reads meters and gauges or automatic recording devices at specified intervals to verify operating conditions. Records data such as temperature of equipment, hours of operation, fuel consumed, temperature or pressure, water levels, analysis of flue gases, voltage load and generator balance.Works overtime and rotating shifts.II. REQUIREMENTSEducation/Experience:High school diploma or general education degree GED or equivalent.Bachelors or Associates degree or equivalent is desirable.Two years working in power plant environment as APO or comparable position, or 5 years related experience or training in powerplant environment. Mechanical skills sufficient to perform such tasks as replacement of shear pins, valve repacking, and equipment inspections.Skills, experience, and knowledge sufficient to acquire state licensesMath skills sufficient to complete required job functions.Knowledge and understanding of the operation and control of a steam generating power plant.Military or maritime experience preferred.BenefitsAt Waste Management and Wheelabrator Technologies, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. As well as Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on 401k plan and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site.If this sounds like the opportunity that you have been looking for, please click, ""Apply Now.""
Our 45,000 employees are committed to Environmental Performance — our mission to maximize resource value, while minimizing environmental impact so that both our economy and our environment can thrive. Serving nearly 20 million residential, industrial, municipal and commercial customers, Waste Management posted $13.4 billion of revenues in 2011.