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Intern - Plant Operations (SEMASS facility)

West Wareham, MA
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Intern - Plant Operations (SEMASS facility)
Job ID 6704           
West Wareham, MA
Plant Operations
Plant Operations
Intern or Other Job Types
High School Diploma/GED
Less than 1 year

Covanta is a world leader in sustainable waste management and renewable energy. Covanta's 45 Energy-from-Waste (EfW) facilities provide communities and businesses around the world with an environmentally sound solution to their solid waste disposal needs by using waste to generate clean, renewable energy. Covanta is a listed company under the symbol CVA.

Annually, Covanta's modern Energy-from-Waste facilities safely and securely convert approximately 20 million tons of waste into 9 million megawatt hours of clean renewable electricity and almost 9 billion pounds of steam that are sold to a variety of industries. Covanta's facilities also recover 400,000 tons of metal per year for recycling.

To learn more about how Covanta's facilities provide sustainable waste management for the communities it serves, visit www.covanta.com. Information on our facilities is available at http://www.covanta.com/facilities.aspx. For career opportunities, visit http://www.covanta.com/careers. Covanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The duties of an intern comprise of, but not limited to, are;

  • Drag chain shaft and flight deragging.
  • General housekeeping of the facility both internal and exterior
  • Pressure washing structures and vacuuming of areas
  • Ash pit cleaning and minor conveyor maintenance; ie rollers, seals, scrapers.
  • Boiler outage work; which may include
    • On and off line pressure washing
    • Unplugging hoppers and conveyors
    • Internal boiler cleaning
    • Tipping valve tune ups and repairs
    • Expansion joint repairs and replacement


  • Perform maintenance on equipment:
    • Bag replacement on COHPAC and baghouse systems
    • Lubricating machinery
    • Small pump repair
    • Small piping installations
    • Grate repairs
    • Slaker screen replacements
    • Expansion joint replacements
    • Plant upgrades
    • Training
    • Filter replacements
  • Assist maintenance during outages.
  • Operate surge bins when needed
  • Perform picking platform duties when needed.
  • Assist other departments in their various task.
  • Assist Engineering for Non Destructive Examinations
  • Painting
  • Unloading fuel oil
  • Confine space attendant
  • Assist in fire prevention (fire watch) and  extinguishment of incipient fires
  • Scheduled and unscheduled Overtime to support the needs
  • Air cooled condenser washing
  • Performing shift coverage during vacations & training periods.

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


  • Biotechnology / Science
  • Engineering
  • Chemicals
  • Design / Development Engineering
  • Turbine Engineering
  • Materials
  • Pressure Engineering
  • Quality Assurance / Safety
  • Environmental

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