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Intern - Engineering (Fairfax EfW facility)


Lorton, VA
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Intern - Engineering (Fairfax EfW facility)
Job ID 6368           
Lorton, VA
Plant Operations
Plant Operations
Intern or Other Job Types
High School Diploma/GED
Less than 1 year

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 .

Information on our facilities is available at For career opportunities, visit . Covanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Engineering Intern, reporting to Facility Manager, will provide engineering support for optimizing operation of Fairfax Waste-to-Energy facility. The selected individual will work with Facility operations, maintenance personal, and regional engineering to collect, organize, and analyze operational data with the goal of optimizing facility performance.
The responsibilities will include:
• Tracing various mechanical and electrical systems
• Creating database of nameplate information of facility equipment
• Assisting in testing and analyzing gathered data
• Support operation and maintenance departments in their daily duties
• Review Technical Standards requirements and assist in organizing information needed to comply with those requirements

Must be 18 years of age and be in the process of successfully completing their major in high school.  Work/school intern program.

• Prefer someone who is currently enrolled into 4 year Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree.
• General understanding of Steam Power Plant operations preferred.
• Must have strong analytical and communication skills.
• Must have strong PC skills including MS-Office and AutoCAD.
• Prefer someone who has possession of reliable car, insurance and good driving record.