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Electrical and Instrument Technician

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Who we areFor more than 40 years, Covanta has been at the forefront of sustainable materials management, providing companies and communities world-class waste and resource solutions.Through our diverse and scalable full-service capabilities, we're leading the charge to a carbon-negative future-reducing, reusing, recycling and reimagining waste for the benefit of both people and planet.Our differentiator comes from our vast ecosystem of technology, facilities, and partnerships, trusted by the world's largest organizations to solve their most pressing environmental challenges, and achieve their most ambitious environmental, social, and governance (ESG) goals.All that we're missing is you. Join us today!!Our valuesDiversity, inclusivity, engagement-these are the values that help us foster a strong sense of community within Covanta. By embracing the unique talents, perspectives, and experiences of our employees, we cultivate an environment that embraces teamwork, encourages open dialogue, and provides opportunities for growth.About the roleJob Overview:As an Electrical and Instrumentation Technician, you will work safely to maintain, diagnose, and repair various types of power plant equipment, this includes maintenance related to: boilers and its associated electrical and control equipment, repair and operation of field controllers, instrumentation, motor control centers and other power plant electrical equipment ranging from 120V to 13.8kv, and AC switchgear.Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform maintenance and testing of low and medium voltage switchgear, circuit breakers, motor starters, and power transformers.
  • Perform maintenance of higher voltage switchyard equipment and steam turbine driven generators.
  • Perform electrical maintenance work related to energy from waste boilers and its associated equipment, including but not limited to, pumps, fans, motors, conveyors & refuse cranes.
  • Perform electrical maintenance work related to energy from waste air pollution control systems.
  • Trouble shoot, assess, inspect, adjust, and make repairs as needed to the Continuous Emissions Motoring System (CEMS) as well as all facility flow, pressure, temperature, and level instrumentation, which includes but is not limited to, transmitter flow devices, level controls, temperature measurement, and flue gas analysis equipment.
  • Trouble shoot, assess, inspect, and adjust, and make repairs, as needed to the Distributed Control Systems (DCS) and historian devices.
  • Perform preventative maintenance tasks, which include but are not limited to, routine calibration, thermography, and ultrasonic testing.
  • Operate various calibration equipment and perform electrical and instrumentation maintenance and repair work as assigned using proper Covanta safety practices.
  • Troubleshoot electrical and instrumentation problems and complete all maintenance work records.
  • Actively participate in plant shutdown work including teardown inspection of electrical plant equipment.
  • Maintain work area and tools in clean and orderly manner as well as performing plant and shop housekeeping chores.
  • Complete Covanta safety, compliance, and other required training/certification within the assigned timelines.
  • Perform other duties as deemed necessary by the E&I management team.Qualifications:
    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Formal technical or apprentice training, preferredPhysical Demands of the Role:
      • Ability to walk, stand, sit, and climb
      • Ability to lift/carry 50lbs
      • Ability to work from heights and in confined spaces
      • Qualify to wear a full-face respirator
      • Consistently work in various weather conditionsShift Work:This position works on a rotating 12-hour shift including nights, weekends, and some holidays. Overtime will be required.What Covanta Offers You:
        • Health Care Benefits - start 1st day of employment--- Wellness Program Incentives & Rewards--- 401k - match up to 7%--- Paid Time Off (Vacation & Holiday)--- Paid Parental Leave--- Short-Term & Long-Term Disability Benefits--- Tuition Reimbursement--- Employee Referral BonusOur DEI CommitmentCovanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer, has developed an Affirmative Action Program (AAP), and will not discriminate against any qualified applicants because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability (including perceived disability, physical, mental, and/or intellectual disabilities), veteran status, liability for service in the Armed Forces of the United States, or any other characteristic protected by law. Know Your Rights ()Please note that Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to access job openings or apply for a job on this site because of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by going to and clicking on the 'Contact Us' button. Under Inquires, select 'Careers' in the Interest field, fill out all required fields including your message. In the message section, please note this is a 'Job Application Accommodation Request'.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Huntsville , Electrical and Instrument Technician, Professions , Huntsville, Alabama

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