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Covanta Waste Water Treatment Technician (CES- Oriskany, NY) in Oriskany, New York

Waste Water Treatment Technician (CES- Oriskany, NY)

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Oriskany, NY

Functional Area

Plant Operations


Plant Operations

Position Type

Full-Time Regular

Education Required

High School Diploma/GED

Experience Required

Minimum 1 Year

Relocation Provided


Position Description

About Covanta Environmental Solutions: Covanta Environmental Solutions, a subsidiary of Covanta (NYSE:CVA), offers comprehensive industrial material management services to companies seeking solutions to some of today's most complex environmental challenges. With a nationwide network of treatment, recycling and Energy-from-Waste facilities, Covanta Environmental Solutions enables customers to mitigate risk and reach their sustainability goals. For more information, visit .

Covanta is a world leader in providing sustainable waste and energy solutions. Annually, Covanta’s modern Energy-from-Waste ("EfW") facilities safely convert approximately 21 million tons of waste from municipalities and businesses into clean, renewable electricity to power one million homes and recycle over 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.

EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/Disability EEO is the Law Poster (The poster can be found at Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

The Waste Water-Gasoline Technician is responsible for carrying out the routine operational treatment of Industrial Waste Waters. The technician will perform minor maintenance as well as environmental and safety duties as assigned. This position requires an ability to follow instructions consistently and to communicate effectively so that all activities are aligned with the desires of the Operations Supervisor and Covanta Environment Solutions.

Position Requirements


  • Complete work sheets and forms clearly and consistently.

  • Gather and assist with evaluating samples (as assigned).

  • Assist and/or manage the offloading of waste streams, inventory levels, and chemical treatment products.

  • Assist and/or manage bulk chemical transfers, transfer of materials within tanks, and QA/QC

  • Load and unload bulk tankers.

  • Maintain a clean work area.

  • Perform cleanings of tanks & waste water process equipment (as assigned).

  • Monitor the operation of all waste water processing equipment.

  • Maintain the operational performance of the gasoline process and waste water equipment.

  • Identify and report operating anomalies to the Operations Supervisor or Maintenance Department.

  • Direct and assist with the operation of the sludge transfer and dewatering systems.

  • Conduct basic laboratory tests to evaluate waste water samples, as directed.


  • Waste water certification preferred.

  • 40 HAZWOPR or ability to achieve course once hired

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule. May include overtime and staggered work schedules.

  • Must possess good verbal and written communication skills and a professional attitude.

  • Ability to comprehend and adhere to company health and safety requirements.

  • Ability, with adequate training, to install and operate remediation systems including but not limited to pumps, filters, vessels, media change-outs, etc.

  • Understands basic chemistry

  • Ability to communicate effectively and utilize influence.

  • Strong attention to details and analytical skills.

  • Highly dedicated worker with sense of teamwork.