Covanta is a world leader in sustainable waste management and renewable energy. Covanta's 45 Energy-from-Waste (EfW) facilities provide communities and businesses around the world with an environmentally sound solution to their solid waste disposal needs by using waste to generate clean, renewable energy. Covanta is a listed company under the symbol CVA.
Based at our Conshohocken, PA facility, we seek an energetic, dedicated individual who will facilitate the effective management of the plant’s health and safety program.
Reporting to the Facility Manager and working in conjunction with the Regional Safety Administrator, the Facility Safety Coordinator oversees regulatory compliance, accident investigation/documentation and OSHA VPP efforts.
This position is responsible for all aspects of Safety Training including:
Initial new hire,
Contractor pre-site preparation,
Tailgate meetings and all required safety training, as well as
Maintaining all training records.
Additionally, he/she will continuously monitor the performance and effectiveness of the plant’s health and safety program throughout the facility, through an active presence in the facility throughout the workday, and make program adjustments as necessary to meet performance and improvement objectives. This may require some budget preparation and planning.
Outage Safety (which will require additional work hours for approximately 2 to 3 weeks, twice a year):
Includes contractor safety,
Outage preparation and
Safety management during outage.
Medical surveillance and clinic/Workcare coordination:
Schedule and review monitoring of employee blood lead results,
Management of exam process and employee Health Status reports;
Annual audio?metric & fit testing.
Prepare, calibrate, and maintain safety equipment;
Take samples during outages and normal operations;
Create notifications and
Follow up to control hazards.
Inspection of respirators,
Harnesses and other fall protection equipment,
To be considered for this position, candidate must have an Associates Degree (ideally in a Safety and Health, Engineering or Science-related area) coupled with 5 years Health & Safety experience with a working knowledge of OSHA 1910 regulations.
Operations and Maintenance field experience (preferably in waste-to-energy or power plant facilities),
Strong verbal and written communication skills required.
Proficiency in MS Office Suite required.
The ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects / programs simultaneously and work well with all levels of the organization are also essential.
Individual must feel comfortable with public speaking, as he or she will be responsible for providing effective health and safety training.
Covanta is a world leader in sustainable waste management and renewable energy. Covanta's 45 Energy-from-Waste (EfW) facilities provide communities and businesses around the world with an environmentally sound solution to their solid waste disposal needs by using waste to generate clean, renewable energy.
Covanta is a listed company under the symbol CVA.
Annually, Covanta's modern Energy...-from-Waste facilities safely and securely convert approximately 20 million tons of waste into 9 million megawatt hours of clean renewable electricity and almost 9 billion pounds of steam that are sold to a variety of industries.
Covanta's facilities also recover 400,000 tons of metal per year for recycling.
To learn more about how Covanta's facilities provide sustainable waste management for the communities it serves, visit www.covanta.com. Information on our facilities is available at http://www.covanta.com/facilities.aspx.
For career opportunities, visit http://www.covanta.com/careers. Covanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.