Maintenance Mechanic

Employer
Covanta
Location
Lorton, VA
Posted
Oct 13, 2017
Closes
Oct 16, 2017
Hours
Full Time
Position Description 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 www.covanta.com . Information on our facilities is available at www.covanta.com/Covanta-Map . For career opportunities, visit www.covanta.com/Careers . Covanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Based at our Lorton, VA facility, 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 mechanics responsiblities may include but are not limited to: 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; re-pack and repair valves; assist in the modification of existing or addition of new plant projects; general plant welding. Overtime and shift schedule changes will be required during planned and unplanned boiler outages. Position Requirements To qualify you must have at least three (3) years of experience in the repair and maintenance of mechanical equipment. A HS Diploma/GED 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. Basic knowledge or experience in general rigging practices. Experience with basic machine shop equipment. Strong leadership and motivational skills as well as the ability to innovate and complete projects with little direct supervision is a must.