Instrument & Controls Tech II - Fairless Hills

  • Fairless Hills, PA


: $95,040.00 - $138,910.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Engineering

Position Description

Covanta is a world leader in sustainable waste management and renewable energy. Covanta's 45 Energy-from-Waste (EfW) facilities provide communities and businesses around the world with an environmentally sound solution to their solid waste disposal needs by using waste to generate clean, renewable energy. Covanta is a listed company under the symbol CVA.

Annually, Covanta's modern Energy-from-Waste facilities safely and securely convert approximately 20 million tons of waste into 9 million megawatt hours of clean renewable electricity and almost 9 billion pounds of steam that are sold to a variety of industries. Covanta's facilities also recover 400,000 tons of metal per year for recycling.

Principal Activities and Responsibilities:

  • Performs all electrical maintenance including but not limited to preventive, corrective, emergency, contracted, warranty service, etc., throughout the plant.
  • Conducts predictive analysis of all electrical and instrumentation systems and equipment periodically in order to update PM system and generate work orders.
  • Identifies, repairs and documents electrical equipment malfunctions.
  • Calibrates mechanical and electrical instrumentation and documents results.
  • Ensures completion of work orders based on schedule and priority or as required.
  • Monitors equipment on a regular basis and documents results.
  • Installs and tests new equipment in accordance with standard safety procedures.
  • Trains new employees on standard safety and operating procedures, as required.
  • Supports all Maintenance and as well all Operations policies and procedures.
  • Be on call 24 hours/day.
  • Oversees the safety and training of assigned personnel.
  • Position Requirements

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • 4 + years experience with power generating equipment, switch gears and distributor equipment, motors, controllers, etc.
  • Supervisory experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of appropriate electrical and instrumentation theory and technology, and standard operating and safety procedures.
  • Ability to read and understand technical manuals, blueprints and schematics.
  • Excellent manual dexterity, allowing for the repair of prevision equipment in awkward locations and positions to maintain safety procedures at all times to reduce the opportunity for hazards to others equipment, and self.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment regarding appropriate trouble-shooting activities.
  • Able to work in varying conditions of heat, dust, noise, smoke and vibrations.
  • Licenses and Education:

  • Associate Degree or equivalent industrial experience of 3-5 years in the Instrument and Controls field.
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    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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