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Electrical and Instrumentation Technician - Sign on Bonus Up To $1,500

Company: Covanta
Location: Haverhill
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Covanta Haverhill located in Haverhill, MA, seeks a dedicated Electrical & Instrumentation Technician who will safely work as part of a small team to maintain, diagnose, and repair all types of power plant equipment.

Must be able to communicate well with groups or individuals to solve problems. Must be a self-starter. Able to prioritize work based on plant production requirements. Work independently with minimal assistance.

Understands safety procedures of electrical equipment.

The Electrical & Instrumentation Technician will participate in daily preventative, scheduled, and corrective maintenance activities in a safe, effective, and timely manner related to an electrical generation facility.

Specific duties include but not limited to inspection, calibration, troubleshooting and repair of electrical equipment and plant instrumentation. Facility equipment includes, but is not limited to: hydraulics, fans, pumps, conveyors and refuse cranes.

The Electrical & Instrumentation Technician will be responsible for daily maintenance and preventative maintenance of the Continuous Emissions Monitoring (CEMs) system. Install conduits and wiring for new installations and repairs to existing equipment is required.

Perform preventative maintenance on all plant electrical equipment is essential as well as writing comprehensive logs, reports, and procedure manuals. This individual will be responsible for reading and utilizing PLC ladder logic. Reading, interpreting, and utilizing equipment manuals for technical clarification and requisitioning parts and material is required. The employee will be required to use computer-based programming to access work orders, for both corrective and preventative tasks.

Competitive Hourly Rate of $43 to $50 per hour and Sign-On Bonus Available to well-qualified candidates for this opportunity.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including a 401k plan.

401K has a 100% match to the first 5% and 50% on the dollar for the next 4%. To maximize Company match you would contribute 9% and receive a 7% company match. Requires 2 years to invest 100%

Medical Insurance & other Benefits begin DAY ONE of Employment.

Position Requirements:

To be considered for this position the individual must have at least five years of Industrial plant experience in the repair and maintenance of high voltage equipment and electronic instrumentation/control systems along with a High School Diploma and valid Driver's License.

Electrical Journeyman's License preferred or strong apprentice training experience.

Must have knowledge of:

Basic understanding of power plant fundamentals to include boiler and turbine operation, ash handling equipment, and pollution control equipment
Crane electrical controls
Continuous Emissions Monitoring Systems (CEMs) maintenance and troubleshooting components/analyzers
Control valves, damper drives and process control transmitters, electronic and pneumatic controls calibration and maintenance
MCC Controls
Relay logic
Process loop controller's system
Test, troubleshoot and PM various types of motors
P&IDs, schematics and equipment manual for electrical equipment installation, trouble shooting, and programming.
Computing skills such as Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

Must be willing to be trained to operate equipment with telescoping boom and scissor lift, and well as other mobile equipment.

Must be able to work overtime on a rotating on-call schedule to support plant operations as needed including nights, weekends, and holidays. May be required to work extensive overtime hours during planned and unscheduled maintenance.

Must be able to work in all locations within the plant, under extremes of hot and cold, and in areas of dust, noise and wet conditions. Must be able to climb a ladder to access equipment and work from heights using fall protection, lift heavy objects up to 50 lbs. and other manual labor to including pushing, pulling, sweeping and shoveling.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee periodically enters and inspects various plant areas with rotating machinery; is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; precarious places; confined spaces; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock and vibration.

You must be legally authorized to work in the country where this job is located and not require any sponsorship assistance from Covanta.

Keywords: Covanta, Haverhill , Electrical and Instrumentation Technician - Sign on Bonus Up To $1,500, Professions , Haverhill, Massachusetts

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