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Maintenance Machanic (MacArthur EfW facility)

Ronkonkoma, NY
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Maintenance Machanic (MacArthur EfW facility)
Job ID 7110           
Ronkonkoma, NY
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/Covanta-Map . For career opportunities, visit www.covanta.com/Careers . Covanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Maintenance Mechanic, working under the supervision of the Maintenance Superintendent, is responsible for but not limited to performing various maintenance and repair work. Typically the Maintenance Mechanic's principal duties may include the inspection and maintenance work required for rotating machinery and equipment. In this capacity the Mechanic will inspect and adjust, as necessary, the mechanical alignment, balance, level, and general condition of pumps, fans, and other rotating equipment throughout the plant.  Additionally the Maintenance Mechanic will inspect, adjust, repair or replace couplings, bearings, and mounts. The Mechanic also performs preventive maintenance tasks including routine vibration tests and actively participates in the periodic tear down and internal inspection of major equipment.


Typically, the Mechanic will also inspect, repair or replace welded, threaded, and/or flanged piping of all sizes and types throughout the entire plant. Assignments can also include repairing and fitting gaskets, burning and cutting, soldering and other work associated with water, air, fuel and lubrication piping. In addition, the Mechanic will align, inspect, and repair or replace pipe supports and hangers as well as inspect, adjust, or repack valves throughout the plant and repair or replace manually operated valves; check valves; bodies, stems, discs, and other internal parts on pneumatic or electrically operated valves. The Maintenance Mechanic will perform similar and related duties, as well as other duties, as directed by Supervisory personnel.


The Maintenance Mechanic will also perform any shop work, which is required by the various maintenance activities. Such work includes making machine parts that are not readily available, and repairing damaged parts. In the performance of assigned tasks, the Mechanic may be required to operate and maintain shop equipment such as drill presses and bench grinders.

The position of Maintenance Mechanic requires at least three (3) years experience in the repair and maintenance of mechanical equipment. Formal technical or apprentice training is desirable. A high school diploma or equivalent, and the ability to read and understand instructions, operational, training, safety, and health related materials and work rules is required. To perform in this position the Maintenance Mechanic must be able to react to unusual or emergency conditions and be in good physical condition in terms of mobility, hearing and vision.  Must be able to work in confined spaces, high areas, extreme temperatures and be able to lift and carry 50 pounds


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