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Maintenance Engineer

Published on 07.04.2021


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Industries :
Maintenance, servicing, after-sales services
Mechanical equipment, machines
Engineering, development studies
Research and development
Environment, recycling
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Position : Maintenance Engineer

Covanta 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 Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

Position Description:

Reporting to the Facility Manager, the Maintenance Engineer and Manager plan, direct, and coordinate activities concerned with design, construction, modification, and maintenance, of equipment and machinery, in an industrial power plant. 

Position is responsible for the overall management of facility mechanical, electrical and instrumental/control activities. This primarily includes long term planning, scheduling, and strategic development of all maintenance activities on boilers, turbines and associated equipment. 

Duties include providing annual budgeting information, monthly expense, and monthly forecasting updates. Additional job tasks include directing the mechanical and electrical supervisors, lead personnel, and contractors on all daily and long term maintenance activities, including prioritizing work activities, preventive maintenance scheduling, scheduled/unscheduled boiler and turbine generator outages.

The selected candidate will lead the effort to create an environment that develops employees to drive change and improve systems. Must be committed to train and empower employees on proper maintenance work practices and troubleshooting skills.

Required profile for job ad : Maintenance Engineer

Position Requirements


  • The ideal candidate will have a B.S. in Engineering / Business Management.
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in industrial maintenance supervision or management.
  • Extensive background in plant maintenance, including the repair and maintenance of electrical and mechanical equipment.
  • Ample knowledge of electrical and instrumentation systems.
  • Understanding of steam plant operations, preferably in energy-from-waste, including practical field experience involving equipment installation, maintenance overhaul, and operations.
  • Considerable experience in management work order systems, work order backlogs, and preventive and predictive maintenance.
  • High level of knowledge and experience with maintenance management or asset management enterprise system. PeopleSoft ALM experience is desirable.
  • Ability to keep spare parts at optimum levels.
  • Reasonable knowledge of maintenance budgeting and cost control methodologies.
  • Proficient in MS Office, especially with Excel (spreadsheets, modeling, and pivot tables) and Outlook.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with employees, management, and at different levels of the organization.

Salary: Impressive and market related.

Job criteria for job ad : Maintenance Engineer
Job category :
Production, maintenance, quality
Industries :
Electricity, water, gas, nuclear, energy
Engineering, development studies
Environment, recycling
Maintenance, servicing, after-sales services
Mechanical equipment, machines
Employment type :
Permanent contract
Region :
Experience level :
2 to 5 years
Educational level :
Number of Position(s) : 10

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