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WIN Waste Innovations Fuel and Ash Handler I in Saugus, Massachusetts

Position : Fuel and Ash Handler I

Requisition ID: : 24-656

WIN Waste Innovations is a waste management company committed to delivering essential waste management solutions to customers and communities supported by our team of 2,100 employees. We believe in preserving our environment for future generations while providing for today's needs. WIN Waste Innovations is a vertically integrated business with a platform of 50 strategically located collection, transfer and disposal assets. These include waste-to-energy facilities, transfer stations, ash monofills, landfills, and fleets of rail cars and collection vehicles. We process more than 11 million tons of waste annually, converting 6.7 million tons of waste into clean, renewable energy that powers 340,000 homes. We recycle more than 234,000 tons of plastic, paper and metals from the waste stream.

Our WIN Waste Innovations facility is currently seeking a Fuel and Ash Handler I who can monitor and operate auxiliary equipment to maintain safe, efficient, and continuous plant operations. The Fuel and Ash Handler will perform preventative maintenance and minor repairs to ash handling, tipping floor, and other assigned auxiliary systems. They will also be responsible for operating ash handling equipment and loading metals as assigned.

E ssential Functions:

  • Operates mobile equipment including, but not limited to, industrial forklifts, manlifts, skid steer type loaders, and other mobile equipment.

  • Operates and completes all inspections on frontend loader on the Tipping Floor and in Ash House areas

  • Qualified to operate refuse crane and front-end loader as required in support and employee relief capacity

  • Applies mechanical knowledge and skills sufficient to perform routine tasks such as opening vessels and equipment access doors, placing and removing furnace access equipment, overhead protection and staging, operating power tools and performing minor repairs to plant equipment and structures.

  • Maintains and follows all Company environmental compliance, health and safety requirements, policies, procedures and rules.

  • Use of 15,000 psi water blaster systems for cleaning, drain clearing and other activates as assigned following competency training.

  • Use of mobile water pumps including diesel operated, gasoline powered, pneumatic and hydraulic. MSW Ash dewatering evolutions and compliant ash handling.

  • Follows standard safety procedures. Corrects safety and environmental hazards and reports them to supervision immediately

  • Work overtime and/or rotating shifts as required

  • Shovels loose materials such as sand, gravel, metals, plastics, or chemicals into machine hoppers or into vehicles and containers such as wheelbarrows, scrap truck, or barrels.


  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED) or equivalent work experience

  • Mechanical abilities sufficient to perform equipment maintenance, minor repairs, and general preventative maintenance.

Work Environment:

Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Noise in work environment

Physical Demand:

  • Stand

  • Sit for prolonged periods of time

  • Walk

  • Handle tools, equipment, fine motor skills

  • Reach with hands and arms

  • Climb and walk on heights often greater than 4 feet

  • Stoop, kneel, bend, push, pull, crawl

  • Ascend and descend stairs and stationary vertical ladders as part of normal work activity and emergency egress situations

  • Lift 50 lbs.

  • Move about all areas of the plant, including catwalks, deck grating, and uneven surfaces

  • Close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, corrected or otherwise

  • Operate a 1.5-inch fire hose operating at 125 psi line pressure to the extent required to extinguish fire

  • Operate fire extinguishing equipment ranging from handheld extinguishers to 200 lb portable units

  • Access confined spaces and pressure vessels through standard 12" by 16" manways

PPE Required:

Work in areas under adverse conditions that may require the donning and use of personal protective equipment including, but not limited to, the following with average fatigue:

  • Negative pressure respirator

  • Positive pressure respirator

  • Self-contained breathing apparatus (steel or composite bottle)

  • Hardhat

  • Approved safety shoes

  • Eye protection

  • Rubber suit and gloves

  • Chemical resistant suit

  • Heat resistant outerwear

  • Flame resistant outerwear

  • Approved hearing protection

  • Gloves

  • Safety harness

At WIN Waste Innovations, 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. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.