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Electrical and Instrument Technician- Power Plant

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Saint Petersburg
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 roleAs 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.Position 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.Position Requirements:
    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Formal technical or apprentice training, preferred
    • Must be able to work 12 hour rotating shift.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. Total Rewards & Compensation:
        • Competitive Base Salary
        • Day one employee benefits: competitive health insurance options, PTO, retirement savings plan and 401K matchOur DEI commitmentCovanta 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

Keywords: Disability Solutions, St. Petersburg , Electrical and Instrument Technician- Power Plant, Professions , Saint Petersburg, Florida

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