10 hours

Maintenance Mechanic (Marion EfW facility)

Brooks, OR
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Maintenance Mechanic (Marion EfW facility)
Job ID 7264           
Brooks, OR
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.

We seek an individual responsible for performing various maintenance and repair work. He will report to the Maintenance Supervisor.

Typically, the Maintenance Mechanic's principal duties include the inspection and maintenance work required for rotating machinery and equipment.

The Mechanic may inspect and adjust, as necessary, the mechanical alignment, balance, level, and general conditions of pumps, fans, and other rotating equipment throughout the plant and as required, check repair, adjust or replace couplings, bearings and mounts.

The Mechanic performs preventive maintenance tasks including routine vibration tests and will actively participate in the periodic tear down and internal inspection of major equipment.
Such as:

  • Martin Stoker,
  • Turbine Generator and Auxiliary equipment,
  • Feedwater pumps,
  • Conveyor Drives,
  • Circulating water systems
  • Crane systems.

The Maintenance Mechanic uses various shop equipment in the performance of his or her assigned tasks, such as the repair or rebuilding of Sootblower drives, gear boxes, speed reducers, pumps and other assemblies. 


Duties require frequent and extended periods of outside and inside work, subject to all weather conditions and extremes; to include, but not limited to:

  • 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.
  • Ability to read Blue prints
  • Fork lift experience
  • Basic welding experience
  • Rigging experience a plus

Individuals applying for the position of Maintenance Mechanic should have at least five (5) years experience in the repair and maintenance of mechanical equipment. 

A high school education and/or formal technical or apprentice training is required.

Computer experience to operate basic programs.
Ability to use alignment tools for pumps and drives.

Welding skills able to certify to Covanta’s procedures for welding

Good health, vision and depth perception testing may be required. New hires will be required to pass a physical and submit to a drug test.

Must be licensed to drive on public highways in the State of Oregon. 
Oregon Limited electrical maintenance license is a plus, but not required.



  • Engineering
  • Automotive
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Design / Development Engineering
  • Energy
  • Turbine Engineering
  • Materials
  • Power Engineering
  • Quality Assurance / Safety
  • Environmental
  • Manufacturing / Production

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