11 hours

Outage Planner (Supporting Covanta Field Services)

Rahway, NJ
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Outage Planner (Supporting Covanta Field Services)
Job ID 6491           
Rahway, NJ
Outage Optimization & Planning
Full-Time Regular
High School Diploma/GED
More than 10 years

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 www.covanta.com .

Information on our facilities is available at www.covanta.com/Our-Facilities. For career opportunities, visit www.covanta.com/Careers . Covanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The responsibilities of the Field Outage Planner include, but are not limited to, the safe and efficient CFS crew scheduling and outage work planning for all of CFS. Provide onsite leadership with detail job planning, work sequence, personnel assignment and communication between CFS and the facilities.  Partner with the facilities to help them perform better outages through continuous improvement using outage planning/tracking. He/she is to work with CFS supervisors to ensure they follow CFS job plans so work progress is as expected. The CFS Outage Planner reports to the CFS Superintendent.


Scheduling: Overall coordination of CFS crews and their travel to assigned outages.

Planning: Detailed job plans to be executed by crew.

  • Assist the supervisor’s with the scheduling of the employees in the CSF crew’s and temporary employees assigned in preparation, execution and post work activities.

  • Interfacing with travel agency for scheduled travel and unscheduled travel.

  • Provide onsite leadership with job planning: scope definition, work sequence, personnel assignment and communication between shifts. Assure employees are assigned properly and that work progress is as expected.

  • CFS Outage Planner will monitor the outage scopes, pressure part replacements and other as found work that are common to the outages.

  •  CFS Outage Planner is responsible to provide good sound judgment on reducing cost and work duration to facilities and maintain good facility relationships and clear expectations for performance and to assist in continuous improvement of outages.

  • Assure compliance to the Covanta Energy NBIC R-Stamp Quality Control Manual.

  • Work closely with the CFS Superintendent and meet regularly discuss outage issues, job planning and travel schedule.

Planner will maintain daily communication with Crew Supervisors and work collaboratively in executing crew scheduling and job planning.

  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in industrial boiler/pressure part construction, maintenance and repairs.

  • Prior supervisory or lead responsibility regarding job set up, labor management and progressing work to owner/ client.

  • A high school diploma or equivalent, and the ability to read and understand instructions, training, safety, health related materials and work rules are required. Strong interpersonal skills both to represent the company to external parties as well as work with many and diverse interested parties within the company.

  • Good oral and written communications skill is required.

  • Have good computer skills primarily with Microsoft Office products. Specific experience using MS Projects, Primavera or similar planning program

  • Able to read and understand blueprints/ design drawings/ shop fabrication drawings.

Knowledge/ experience of Lean Six Sigma is a plus.


  • Engineering
  • Design / Development Engineering
  • Materials
  • Power Engineering
  • Pressure Engineering
  • Quality Assurance / Safety
  • Environmental
  • Manufacturing / Production

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