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Electrician (Montgomery Transfer Station)

Derwood, MD
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Electrician (Montgomery Transfer Station)
Job ID 7127           
Derwood, MD
Plant Maintenance
Plant Maintenance
Full-Time Regular
High School Diploma/GED
Minimum 5 Years

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/Our-Facilities. For career opportunities, visit www.covanta.com/Careers . Covanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Located at the Montgomery County Solid Waste Transfer Station in Derwood MD, Covanta Montgomery Inc. seeks a talented and dedicated individual to fill the role of Electrician. As an Electrician at the Transfer Station, this individual will be responsible for the testing, inspection, troubleshooting, repair and maintenance of all electrical and control systems and equipment utilized here. Systems and equipment include 480 volt power distribution systems, 480 volt motor control centers, 480 volt breakers and motor starters, 120 volt station service panels, lighting systems, radiation detection systems, fire alarm systems, fire protection systems, truck scale and weigh scale systems, programmable logic controllers for our Stationary Compactors, building ventilation systems, building HVAC systems, phone and data communication systems, security camera systems, and engine control systems on heavy industrial equipment. The selected individual for this position will be required to provide their own tools; specialty test equipment will be provided by Covanta.

To be considered for this position, the selected individual must meet the following requirements:
- High School Diploma or GED from an accredited school
- Five (5) years demonstrated electrical experience in an industrial or commercial setting
- Demonstrated understanding of the fundamentals of electrical power
- Experience with 480v, 277v, 110v and low voltage/millivolt power
- Experience with Allen Bradley PLC's and Square D Controls
- Ability to read, understand and troubleshoot electrical systems using wiring schematics
- Experience with AC/DC power controlled hydraulic equipment
- Experience with Siemens alarm systems
- Strong mechanical aptitude and ability to repair industrial mobile and stationary equipment a plus
- Must be able to be on call on weekends and be able to work evenings and weekends if needed to support the operation of the Transfer Station


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