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Covanta Maintenance Mechanic (Montgomery EfW Facility) in Dickerson, Maryland

Maintenance Mechanic (Montgomery EfW Facility)

Job ID



Dickerson, MD

Functional Area

Plant Maintenance


Plant Maintenance

Position Type

Full-Time Regular

Education Required

High School Diploma/GED

Experience Required

Minimum 5 Years

Relocation Provided


Position Description

Covanta is a world leader in providing sustainable waste and energy solutions. Annually, Covanta’s modern Energy-from-Waste ("EfW") facilities safely convert approximately 21 million tons of waste from municipalities and businesses into clean, renewable electricity to power one million homes and recycle over 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 .

Information on our facilities is available at . For career opportunities, visit . 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.

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We seek a dedicated individual who will be responsible for performing various mechanical maintenance and repair work including the inspection and maintenance required for rotating machinery and plant equipment.The mechanic will be responsible for the mechanical alignment of pumps, fans, replace motors, repair screw conveyors, rebuild or change gearboxes, install and modify pipe lines, and assist in the modification and addition of plant projects as well as preventative maintenance work orders.

Position Requirements

To qualify you must have at least five (5) years of experience in the repair and maintenance of mechanical equipment. A High School Diploma or GED is required and formal technical or apprenticeship training is desired.The mechanic should be able to interpret mechanical drawings and must be capable of performing all welding scopes to include stick, Tig, Mig and be able to become code qualified for boiler repairs per National Board specifications. Strong leadership and motivational skills, valid driver's license, ability to work in close quarters and confined spaces, climbing ladders and structures, tolerating heights, tolerate high temperatures, and lifting up to 50 pounds is also required.Must be available to work overtime, occasionally weekends, nights and holidays.