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Covanta Part Time Shift Supervisor in Agawam, Massachusetts

Part Time Shift Supervisor

Job ID



Agawam, MA

Functional Area

Plant Operations


Plant Operations

Position Type

Part Time - Regular

Education Required

High School Diploma/GED

Experience Required

Minimum 5 Years

Relocation Provided


Position Description

About Covanta: Covanta is a world leader in providing sustainable waste and energy solutions. Annually, Covanta’s modern Energy-from-Waste facilities safely convert approximately 20 million tons of waste from municipalities and businesses into clean, renewable electricity to power one million homes and recycle approximately 500,000 tons of metal. Through a vast network of treatment and recycling facilities, Covanta also provides comprehensive industrial material management services to companies seeking solutions to some of today’s most complex environmental challenges. For more information, visit .

Information on our facilities is available at . For career opportunities, visit . 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.

The role of Part Time Shift Supervisor at Covanta Springfield must foster an environment of Safety, Environmental Stewardship and a commitment to our customers.As a leadership role, this person must be able to direct his team through mentoring and coaching to develop excellence in the operation of an EfW facility.The Shift Supervisor will review, prioritize and direct the daily work activities of the operations group during his assigned shift. He will manage the functional activities of the Control Room Operator, Auxiliary Operators and Mechanical Operators to ensure quality and timeliness of independent decisions required to provide a world class safety environment and continuous service to our customers.Delineate and enforce the safety procedurers and policies for the Operations Department and other support teams.Closely monitor the production and maintenance activities of the facility and assist in planning and executing both scheduled and unscheduled outage work as well as the timely completion of operating duties.Support the development of operating procedures and instructions; assist in the evaluation and development of recommendations for plant inprovements.Confer with representatives of other departments in solving interrelated administrative, organizational and technical problems.

Position Requirements

Requires a background in plant operations, including at lease 5 years experience in hands-on and/or supervision of power plant machinery.Ability to work shift work as required to support the staffing of the facility 24x7x365.While performing the duties of the job, frequent standing, walking, sitting, crouching, crawling and kneeling may be required.Other physical requirements include the ability to work in moderate extremes of temperature and humidity (hot or cold), work in confined spaces, work at elevations and wear a full face respirator.Experience with DCS and CEM equipment is desirable.Must possess a MA Second (2nd) Class Stationary Engineers License.