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Regional Code Welder (Covanta Field Services) for Mid-Atlantic Region

Covanta


Location:
Lorton, VA
Date:
05/25/2017
Job Code:
5300
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  • Materials Science
  • Mechanical Engineering - Applied Mechanics
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering - Codes, Standards and Certifications
  • Mechanical Engineering - Design
  • Mechanical Engineering - Gas Turbine
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  • Mechanical Engineering - Power
  • Mechanical Engineering - Quality
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Job Details
Regional Code Welder (Covanta Field Services) for Mid-Atlantic Region
Job ID 5300           
Lorton, VA
Plant Maintenance
          
CFS
Full-Time Regular
          
High School Diploma/GED
Minimum 5 Years
          
No


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.

To learn more about how Covanta's facilities provide sustainable waste management for the communities it serves, visit www.covanta.com. Information on our facilities is available at http://www.covanta.com/facilities.aspx. For career opportunities, visit http://www.covanta.com/careers. Covanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


The job description for this position shall include the repair of refuse boiler pressure parts, associated parts as governed by the BPPI Code as well as associated auxiliary equipment and other maintenance work requiring mechanical skills. This work will be performed during both outage and non-outage periods at Covanta operated facilities. The position will involve extensive travel to those facilities with overnight stays, weekend and night work as required.


• To qualify you must have at least 5 years experience in the repair and maintenance of mechanical equipment.
• Minimum 5 years in power plant operating environment. Formal technical or apprenticeship training is desired.
• Pressure part welding of carbon steel and stainless with previous qualification in all positions to NBIC code specs.
• Must be able to read and use blue prints, construction drawings and AWS welding symbols.
• Must be capable of performing welding in SMAW, GTAW, and GMAW as well as all portable cutting technologies.
• The ability to read, understand and apply information such as OSHA lockout/tagout procedures, safety rules, job hazard analyses, and procedure manuals.
• Training and experience in general rigging practices specifically in boiler element rigging.
• Ability to stay alert while sitting for long periods of time, work in close quarters and confined spaces, climb ladders, scaffolding and structures, tolerate heights, tolerate high temperatures and lift up to 50 pounds.
• Training and skills in metal working tools and metal working shop equipment in the performance of his/her assigned tasks.
• Valid Driver’s License issued by state of residence and in good standing.
• Must be able to work various shifts.
• Flexibility to respond for on-call unscheduled boiler tube repair support and work a varied schedule as required. Strong leadership and motivational skills are a must.

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