Maintenance Mechanic (HPOWER EfW Facility)
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 .
We seek a dedicated individual who will be responsible for performing various mechanical maintenance and repair work, including the inspection and maintenance work required for rotating machinery and equipment.
The mechanic may inspect and adjust the mechanical alignment of pumps; replace or rebuild pumps; replace fan bearings; replace motors; repair screw conveyors; rebuild or change gearboxes; install and modify pipe lines; repack and repair valves; and assist in the modification and addition of plant projects.
To qualify, you must have at least three (3) years experience in the repair and maintenance of mechanical equipment. A high school diploma or General Education Degree (GED) is required.
Formal technical or apprenticeship training is desired. Must be fluent in reading blueprints and P&ID's and possess basic knowledge or experience with general rigging practices.
Strong leadership and motivational skills are essential. Must be able to work various shifts.
Duties require frequent and extended periods of outside and inside work, subject to all weather conditions and extremes. Continuous walking, standing, climbing and frequent periods requiring sustained uncomfortable physical positions; regular and sustained periods of strenuous physical exertion.
Requires the ability to lift, carry and position heavy objects utilizing proper body mechanics and techniques; and operation of tools and equipment which cause loud noise and vibrations.