Plant Operator

Technical Area
Energy Systems Engineering
Facilities Engineering
Location
Wheelabrator Technologies
Saugus, MA
United States
Job Summary

Our Wheelabrator Saugus facility in Saugus, MA is currently looking for a Plant Operator who holds a current Massachusetts 2nd Class Engineer's License and has the ability to monitor and control boilers, turbine, and auxiliary plant equipment from the control room to maintain safe, efficient and continuous plant operation.

Full Job Description

Wheelabrator Technologies is the second largest US waste-to-energy business, and is an industry leader in the conversion of everyday residential and business waste into clean energy. Wheelabrator currently has a platform of 25 strategically located assets across the US and UK —19 waste-to-energy facilities (three under construction), two waste fuel facilities as well as four ash monofills. We also recover metals for recycling at two advanced metals recovery systems and one central upgrade facility. Wheelabrator currently has an annual waste processing capacity of over 8 million tons, and a total combined electric generating capacity of 732 megawatts—enough energy to power 671,100 homes. The company’s vision to develop, deliver and realize the potential of clean energy speaks to Wheelabrator’s ongoing commitment to the development of clean energy solutions for its customers and local communities.

Wheelabrator is owned by Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets, a business within the Macquarie Asset Management division of Macquarie Group and a global alternative asset manager focused on real estate, infrastructure, agriculture and energy assets. For more on Wheelabrator, please visit www.wtienergy.com.

Our Wheelabrator Saugus facility in Saugus, MA is currently looking for a Plant Operator who holds a current Massachusetts 2nd Class Engineer's License and has the ability to monitor and control boilers, turbine, and auxiliary plant equipment from the control room to maintain safe, efficient and continuous plant operation. The ideal candidate will possess the ability to maintain a safe and efficient boiler operation including maintaining productive boiler combustion, maximize generation, manage in-plant power consumption, operates facility within all applicable permits. Monitor plant operational and emissions data; detects and responds to changing conditions with regard to maximizing plant safety and efficiency. Oversee the operation of plant equipment and dispatch operators for local monitoring for safe operation. Works with maintenance to troubleshoot problems and ascertains probable cause and has the ability to work overtime and rotating shifts.

Requirements:

• Two years working in power plant environment as an Assistant Plant Operator or comparable position, or 5 years related experience or training in power plant environment.
• Qualified candidates must be able to obtain the ASME QRO provisional license
• High degree of mechanical aptitude to perform such tasks as replacement of shear pins, valve repacking, and equipment inspections.
• Skills, experience, and knowledge sufficient to acquire state licenses
• Math skills sufficient to complete required job functions.
• Knowledge and understanding of the operation and control of a steam generating power plant.

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At Wheelabrator Technologies, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. As well as Company match on 401K, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site.

Contact Information asullivan@wtienergy.com