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Electrical & Instrument Technician- $5,000 sign-on bonus- Power Plant

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Saint Petersburg
Posted on: November 16, 2023

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 values Diversity, 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.Job Overview Under general maintenance supervision, the Instrument & Electrical Technician, performs electrical and electronic work in the maintenance of motors, control centers, and electrical fixtures in support of the entire facility operation, maintaining the operation of the entire plant in compliance with established production schedules and plant requirements, in conjunction with National and Local Electrical Codes.Key Responsibilities

  • Performs skilled electrical and technical work, including testing, inspection, and repair of complex mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and electronic instruments used in power generation.
  • Inspects, tests, adjusts, repairs, and maintains high voltage equipment of all types, including but not limited to generators, AC and DC motors, MOV's, turbine controls, DC systems, and all other plant-related auxiliaries and instrumentation.
  • Performs work requiring a thorough knowledge of instrument application, operation, and of the electrical and mechanical principles involved in repair, testing, and calibration.
  • Maintains alarms and automatic shutdown systems activated by one or more process variables. PLC and DCS knowledge will be necessary to be able to troubleshoot and analyze logic circuitry, along with pneumatic, hydraulic, and electrical circuitry.Qualifications: Knowledge of advanced electrical theory.
    • Knowledge of N.E.C. and interpretations.
    • Knowledge of ISA standards.
    • Ability to work on "live" circuits.
    • Ability to troubleshoot advanced motor control circuits.
    • Advanced knowledge in the repair and calibration of transmitters, analyzers, and scales
    • Familiarity with DC and other emergency systems.
    • PLC and DCS understanding and experience.
    • Calibration of valves and MOV's.
    • Knowledge of environmental monitoring equipment.
    • Ability to read and understand P & ID's, instrument installation details, and logic diagrams.
    • Minimum 2 years as an industrial electrician, at least two of which include experience in instrumentation or with adequate training certificates, or a two-year technical degree in instrumentation.
    • Must have a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent.Physical Demands:
      • Work in close quarters and confined spaces.
      • Climb ladders and structures.
      • Tolerate heights, high temperatures, and work outside.
      • Can frequently lift and carry 50 lbs.
      • Have the ability to don and wear a negative pressure respirator in accordance with OSHA Regulation 29 CFR 1910.134.
      • Employee is frequently required to stand, use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands or arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl for extended hours.
      • Ability to wear Covanta required PPE for the job and the assigned task.
      • Specific vision ability required by this job included close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Shift WorkThis position works on an 8-hour shift and has on-call duties that include 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 BonusCovanta 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.If you are a qualified 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 as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by contacting us at

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