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Control Room Operator

Company: Aerotek
Location: Crows Landing
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:


  • Seeking a Control Room Operator (CRO) to join our Covanta Stanislaus Waste-to-Energy Facility!
  • We are looking for a dedicated individual who, working under the direct supervision of the Shift Supervisor and with a team of Operators, is responsible for monitoring and control of all plant systems.
  • Position will respond to alarms by taking appropriate corrective actions and execute approved plant shutdown and start-up procedures, and assure that the plant meets its operational, environmental and safety commitments.
  • The Control Room Operator (CRO) provides guidance to Crane and Auxiliary Operators to maintain safe and efficient operation.Position Requirements:
    • To qualify you must have a HS diploma/GED with a minimum of 5 yrs. of power plant/relevant experience coupled with basic computer, blueprint, P&ID, schematic specifications and vendor requirement reading experience.
    • Associate degree in a technical field or equivalent experience is preferred.
    • Experience in municipal waste combustor operation including startup, shutdown and malfunction event response is preferred.
    • While a technical or trade school experience is desirable, hands-on boiler house operation is essential.
    • Knowledge in plant electrical distribution system, turbine generation operations, boiler operations, pollution control equipment and MSW combustion is a must.
    • Candidate must pass the ASME QRO Provisional Licensing exam within the first year of holding the position.
    • Must be able to work 12 hour rotating shifts.
    • Basic computer knowledge, experience reading blueprints, P&ID's and schematic specifications.
    • Strong leadership and excellent oral and written skills, including the ability to problem solve and make good decisions.
    • Adequate math skills to complete required job functions.
    • The capability to manage critical events and prioritize in an emergency, providing clear directions in operational, safety and environmental tasks.
    • The ability to manage crews, work in closed quarters, confined spaces, climb ladders and structures, lift and carry up to 50 pounds, sit for long periods, tolerate heights and high temperatures and to be fit tested and able to wear a respirator.
    • A valid driver's licenseAdditional Requirements:
      • Ability to take appropriate safe action on his/her own initiative to prevent equipment damage or injury to personnel during emergencies or unusual situations.
      • Strong leadership skills, oral and written communication skills, and problem solving/decision making skills are a must.
      • The ability to stay alert while sitting for long periods of time, work in close quarters and confined spaces, climb ladders and structures, tolerate heights, and tolerate high temperatures is key.
      • A valid driver's license and the ability lift up to 50 pounds are also required.
      • The applicant must possess a thorough understanding of the Back Plant Operator, Auxiliary Operator, and Control Room Operator's duties and responsibilities and be capable of standing watch in any of the a fore mentioned positions.
      • The candidate will be required to support a flexible schedule as a relief operator to cover vacation and shift coverage requirements in the various qualified positions.
      • The candidate will be required to obtain the QRO provisional certification within 6 months.
      • Overtime Available, Annual Bonus Pay, and Comprehensive Company Benefits are included. Medical Insurance & other Benefits begin DAY ONE of Employment.Skills:
        • Control room operations
        • Boilers
        • Temperature controls
        • Performance tuning
        • Monitoring and remediation optimization system marosAdditional Skills & Qualifications:
          • Boilers operation
          • 3 - 5 years of experience in an energy plantExperience Level:
            • Intermediate Level About Aerotek: We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Aerotek, Modesto , Control Room Operator, Other , Crows Landing, California

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