Electrical and Instrumentation Technician (HPOWER EfW Facility)

Apr 28 2021
Covanta |Kapolei|Full Time
Job Description

Position Description


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.


We seek a dedicated individual who will handle routine and emergency maintenance of the facility's electrical and control systems and equipment. Must have a strong electrical background, including experience in instrument calibration, PLC and DCS programming/troubleshooting. In addition, the candidate must also possess skills for the maintenance, repair, and operation of field controllers, instrumentation, motor control centers, and other power plant electrical equipment, ranging from 24 VDC to 13.8 KV.



Position Requirements


Must have high school diploma and/or formal technical training, be able to work at heights, work on a rotating shift, and be available for call-outs.  Demonstrated safe work habits and environmental monitoring knowledge is a plus.  

To be considered for this position, the individual must have at least five years of experience as a Maintenance Instrumentation/Electrician in a power plant or a similar field. Strong working knowledge of electrical systems, coupled with the ability to work from P&ID's and schematics, for equipment installation or troubleshooting, is required.

Must have a High School diploma or GED. Additional formal technical training (Associates Degree in Electrical Engineering Technology or Military Electrical/Electronics technical training) is preferred. Knowledge of PLCs (Allen-Bradley SLC-500 and Control Logix), Bailey Infi/NET90 DCS, crane electrical controls, pneumatics, hydraulics and Continuous Emissions Monitoring Systems (CEMS) is a plus.

Information on our facilities is available at www.covanta.com/Covanta-Map . For career opportunities, visit www.covanta.com/Careers . 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.

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