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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. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/Disability EEO is the Law Poster (The poster can be found at Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.
Senior Process Engineer (Regional)
Required travel: 30% Average
Who You ll Work With:
Our Process Engineering department s purpose is to identify engineered solutions to operational issues in addition to recommending ways to improve the plant processes, with the ultimate goal of making our Facilities more profitable while maintaining environmental compliance. This is accomplished by working closely with Operations, Design Engineering, and Environmental departments. This group is the leader of tuning and maintaining the operating fleet s combustion controls and experiments with advancing the overall combustion control philosophy to improve stability and lower emissions within the operating facilities. The group also leads the following types of plant projects: control system upgrades, hydraulic system upgrades, SNCR systems, combustion air systems, and modernization of stokers, grates, and boilers.
What You ll Do:
The Senior Process Engineer will report directly to the Manager of the Process Engineering Department. Your primary role is to provide technical support to our operating Energy from Waste (EfW) facilities specifically on analyzing plant operation, evaluating systems performance, and recommending areas of improvement. You will perform equipment inspections and conduct plant evaluations to identify operational issues that are hindering performance by utilizing your hands-on knowledge of the steam plant and steam cycle of power generating facilities. In this critical role, you ll take the lead on working with plant operations to tune the combustion controls to maintain plant performance and environmental compliance. Additionally, you ll lead projects and commissioning of new systems within the plants.
Who You Are:
Our Senior Process Engineer must understand and resolve problems by recommending and leading system upgrades, tuning or improving the existing plant controllers, or training of the plant staff to help optimize performance. You must be capable of understanding (learning) how the mechanical components of stokers/grates and boilers impact plant performance. Ideally, you ll bring a combination of three very important skills: keen mechanical equipment background, process knowledge of how the equipment works within a power setting, and an instrumentation/controls engineer with controller tuning experience.
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