Electrical and Instrument Technician (Alexandria EfW facility)

Alexandria, VA
Sep 18, 2019
Sep 21, 2019
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 Alexandria, Virginia facility, we seek a dedicated individual with a strong electrical background, including experience in instrument calibration, PLC and DCS programming/troubleshooting. In addition; the candidate must also possess the skills for maintenance, repair and operation of field controllers, motor control centers and other power plant electrical equipment ranging from 24 VDC to 13.8kV. Position Requirements To be considered for this position the individual must have at least 5 years experience as a Maintenance Instrumentation/Electrician in a power plant or similar field. Strong working knowledge of electrical systems, coupled with the ability to work from P& ID's and schematics for equipment installation or troubleshooting. Must have a high school diploma/GED. Additional formal technical training (Associate's Degree in Electrical Engineering Technology or Military Electrical/Electronics technical training) is preferred. Knowledge of PLCs (Allen-Bradley SLC-500 and Control Logix), Bailey Infi/NET90 DCS, Crane electrical controls, pneumatics, hydraulics and Continuous Emissions Monitoring Systems (CEMS) is a plus. (Internal Tracking Code: *LI-COV)

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