Maintenance Mechanic
Covanta Energy - Wallingford, CT

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Develops a basic understanding of the operating facility's systems, equipment and basic plant cycle and the effect of the mechanical maintenance system and equipment on the facility operations.

Dismantles, repairs, or overhauls equipment including pumps, compressors, and pipe systems. Performs basic machining on the repair or fabrication of parts. Assists in the repair of turbine and boiler components and other fixed and mobile equipment. Learns to perform rigging required to disassemble, troubleshoot, or repair plant equipment.
May perform welding for repairs of piping, tubes, shafts, and structural repair and fabrication. Learns to align shafts and bearing in the repair and replacement of equipment and machinery. Performs general building maintenance required in the facility. Performs other duties as assigned by supervision. Performs work on diesel driven Volvo and Cat loaders. Maintains work areas in a clean, orderly, and safe manner. Complies with all health and safety policies, procedures, practices and regulations.

Position Requirements
High school diploma or equivalent training in power plant mechanical maintenance. Typically requires 1-3 years experience in repairing and maintaining equipment, preferably power plant equipment including installation on machining and fitting parts. Knowledge of power plant equipment and machine shop methods and practices, or methods of overhauling power plant equipment, or steamfitting practices and maintenance methods. Skill and dexterity of hand and power tools with good mechanical aptitude. Basic knowledge or experience in general rigging practices. Experience with basic machine shop equipment. Ability to read and interpret prints, manual documents and other technical information associated with mechanical repairs. Diesel engine experience a plus.

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