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Maintenance Mechanic (Marion EfW facility)

Brooks, OR
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Maintenance Mechanic (Marion EfW facility)
Job ID 6825           
Brooks, OR
Plant Maintenance
Plant Maintenance
Full-Time Regular
High School Diploma/GED
Minimum 5 Years

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.

We seek an individual responsible for performing various maintenance and repair work. He will report to the Maintenance Supervisor.

Typically, the Maintenance Mechanic's principal duties include the inspection and maintenance work required for rotating machinery and equipment.

The Mechanic may inspect and adjust, as necessary, the mechanical alignment, balance, level, and general conditions of pumps, fans, and other rotating equipment throughout the plant and as required, check repair, adjust or replace couplings, bearings and mounts.

The Mechanic performs preventive maintenance tasks including routine vibration tests and will actively participate in the periodic tear down and internal inspection of major equipment.
Such as:

  • Martin Stoker,
  • Turbine Generator and Auxiliary equipment,
  • Feedwater pumps,
  • Conveyor Drives,
  • Circulating water systems
  • Crane systems.

The Maintenance Mechanic uses various shop equipment in the performance of his or her assigned tasks, such as the repair or rebuilding of Sootblower drives, gear boxes, speed reducers, pumps and other assemblies. 


Duties require frequent and extended periods of outside and inside work, subject to all weather conditions and extremes; to include, but not limited to:

  • Continuous walking, standing, climbing and
  • Frequent periods requiring sustained uncomfortable physical positions;
  • Regular and sustained periods of strenuous physical exertion,
  • Requiring the ability to lift, carry and position heavy objects utilizing proper body mechanics and techniques;
  • Operation of tools and equipment which cause loud noise and vibrations.
  • Ability to read Blue prints
  • Fork lift experience
  • Basic welding experience
  • Rigging experience a plus

Individuals applying for the position of Maintenance Mechanic should have at least five (5) years experience in the repair and maintenance of mechanical equipment. 

A high school education and/or formal technical or apprentice training is required.

Computer experience to operate basic programs.
Ability to use alignment tools for pumps and drives.

Welding skills able to certify to Covanta’s procedures for welding

Good health, vision and depth perception testing may be required. New hires will be required to pass a physical and submit to a drug test.

Must be licensed to drive on public highways in the State of Oregon. 
Oregon Limited electrical maintenance license is a plus, but not required.



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  • Environmental
  • Manufacturing / Production

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