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Mechanic Welder (Indianapolis EfW facility)
Job ID 6865           
Indianapolis, IN
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 Information on our facilities is available at For career opportunities, visit Covanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We seek a dedicated individual who will be responsible for performing various aspects of mechanical, maintenance on rotation machinery and equipment, boilers and support systems, cranes, structural supports and equipment, piping systems, and more. Mechanics may inspect, adjust alignment, replace or rebuild pumps, replace fan bearings, replace motors, repair screw conveyors, repair soot blowers, install and modify pipelines and assist in the modification and addition of plant projects. Qualified individual will also be proficient in SMAW, GTAW, and GMAW weld procedures. Certification under Covanta D-1-1 (ASME Structural Welder) is required within 90 days of employment. Certification under Covanta R-1 (ASME Code Welder ) is required within one (1) year of employment.

To qualify you must have at least five (5) years experience in repair and maintenance of mechanical equipment and a High School Diploma (or equivalent). Documentation of welding experience to include previous certifications are required. Formal technical, military, and/or apprenticeship training is desired. An understanding of hydraulic and pneumatic systems is required. The Mechanic should be able to interpret mechanical drawings to assist in making repairs. Proficient SMAW, GTAW, and GMAW welding abilities required and qualifying as a NBIC code welder within one (1) year of employment. Safety is a condition of Covanta employees, and as such, any candidate must have a dedication to personal safety for themselves and their coworkers. Prior safety training and hands on experience is a must.

Strong leadership and motivational skills, valid drivers license, work in close quarters and confined spaces, climb ladders and structures, tolerate heights, tolerate high temperatures, and lift up to 50 pounds also required. Mechanic must be available to work o overtime, weekends, nights, holidays and respond to call-ins as plant operations dictate. Work will include repairs to pressure parts and overlaying tubes while working in confined spaces and be able to work in extreme weather conditions and at heights. Upon acceptance of the position, the employee will be enrolled in a format Maintenance Training program with deadlines and goals that are expected to be met as a condition of employment.

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