Utility Operator

Join a global energy company specializing in sustainable wood bioenergy solutions as a Utility Operator in a training role at Port of Wilmington.

Wilmington, United States  UTC-05:00   On-site   Full Time   501-1000   30 days ago

About Enviva

Company Overview

Enviva Inc.

Bethesda, Maryland, USA


Business Model

Biomass Energy

Production and sale of industrial wood pellets. Enviva Inc. is the world's largest producer of wood pellets used for energy production.

Sales through long-term contracts with customers in the UK 🇬🇧, EU 🇪🇺, and Japan 🇯🇵

Locations & Geography

Operates in multiple US states with exports to the UK, EU, and Japan

Company Culture

Focused on sustainable wood bioenergy and reducing carbon footprint

Emphasizes safety, sustainability, and diversity

Committed to career development and continuous improvement

Activities & Projects

Construction of the world's largest wood pellet plant in Epes, Alabama

Advancements in pellet production technology and sustainability initiatives

Responsible sourcing and forest management practices, including a proprietary Track & Trace® system to ensure supply chain transparency

Career Opportunities

Various roles in engineering, operations, and administration

Competitive benefits including healthcare, retirement plans, and professional development programs

Contact Information

LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Careers at Enviva

The Enviva team is driven by our shared vision for a renewable energy future. We are a fast-growing, purpose-driven, global energy company specializing in delivering sustainable wood bioenergy solutions. We are the world’s largest producer of sustainable wood pellets, which provide a low-carbon alternative to fossil fuels.

Essential Job Functions

Receive pellets in the port facility running quality testing and housekeeping duties to ensure area is properly cleaned and maintained. This position is a training role and will train in various areas of the Port.



  • Receive pellets into the port, record data to ensure accurate billing
  • Ensure safety of scale area and that loads meet safety criteria
  • Keep scale and ramps clean and free of debris
  • Communicate in a professional and courteous manner with our suppliers
  • Port of Wilmington specific – operate shuttle wagon as directed


  • Collect samples and test finished goods delivered by truck and/or rail
  • Maintain QA/QC records and follow Quality Standard Operating Procedures
  • Analyze equipment performance and make quality results


  • Keep area generally neat and orderly
  • Operate mobile equipment such as Bobcat and Lull to move dust collection bags
  • Keep area clean of accumulated dust
  • Follow all workplace and job safety procedures


  • Complete safety certification as required for the position
  • Communicate operational information as required
  • Enter maintenance work requests as applicable
  • Escalate issues promptly for proper resolution
  • Perform other duties as required and serve as a back-up resource as needed


  • Ability to work multiple shift schedules and rotating shifts as required, understand maritime requirements
  • High school diploma or able to complete GED requirements with six months of hire
  • Must demonstrate mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal job instructions
  • Proficient in mathematics and measurement
  • Team player demonstrated with past work experience or activities

Preferred Qualifications - What Will Set You Apart

  • Skilled in use of Windows, Excel, Word and Outlook

Working Conditions

  • Must be able to work in outdoor environments and occasionally in temperatures above 100 degrees and below 32 degrees
  • Willing and able to work in a hot, humid, cold and noisy industrial environment
  • Willing and able to maintain strict adherence to safety rules and regulations, to include wearing safety equipment.

Physical Requirements

  • Willing and able to perform tasks such as lifting, walking, climbing, stooping, standing, pushing and/or pulling for up to twelve (12) hours a day
  • Willing and able to work around moving equipment and machinery
  • Willing and able to pull and lift, up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.

EEO Statement

Enviva is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity (EEO) in any term, condition or privilege of employment. Enviva does not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, uniform service member, genetic information or any other status protected by law. Enviva complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which we operate.

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About the role

May 24, 2024

Full Time


Nov 23, 2024


Wilmington, United States

Entry Level


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