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Mechanic Welder (Kent EfW facility)

Covanta


Location:
Grand Rapids, MI
Date:
07/20/2017
2017-07-202017-08-19
Job Code:
6759
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Job Details
Mechanic Welder (Kent EfW facility)
Job ID 6759           
Grand Rapids, MI
Plant Maintenance
          
Plant Maintenance
Full-Time Regular
          
High School Diploma/GED
Minimum 3 Years
          
No


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 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, 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 and valid drivers license is a must. Formal technical or apprenticeship training is desired. Must be fluent in reading blue prints and P&ID's. Must be capable of performing welding in SMAW, GTAW, and GMAW or willing to learn. Welding of stainless, inconel, etc. a plus - must be able to certify or qualify to NBIC code specs.

Strong leadership and motivational skills are a must. 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, 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.