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Regional Code Welder

United States, New Jersey, Newark
183 Raymond Boulevard (Show on map)
Sep 27, 2023

Join us in creating a sustainable future and becoming a protector of tomorrow!

Varied Shifts (10-12 hours, potentially up to 7 days per week)

80-90% Travel

You must be legally authorized to work in the country where this job is located and not require any sponsorship assistance from Covanta


The job description for this position shall include the repair of refuse boiler pressure parts, associated parts as governed by the BPPI Code as well as associated auxiliary equipment and other maintenance work requiring mechanical skills. This work will be performed during both outage (planned maintenance) and non-outage (unplanned maintenance) periods at Covanta operated facilities. The position will involve extensive travel to those facilities with overnight stays, weekend and night work as required.


Position Requirements:

  • To qualify you must have at least 5 years experience in the repair and maintenance of mechanical equipment.
  • Have a minimum 5 years in power plant operating environment.
  • Formal technical or apprenticeship training is desired.
  • Valid Driver's License issued by state of residence and in good standing.
  • Pressure part welding of carbon steel and stainless with previous qualification in all positions to NBIC code specs.
  • Must be able to read and use blue prints, construction drawings and AWS welding symbols.
  • Must be capable of performing welding in SMAW, GTAW, and GMAW as well as all portable cutting technologies.
  • The ability to read, understand and apply information such as OSHA lockout/tagout procedures, safety rules, job hazard analyses, and procedure manuals.
  • Training and experience in general rigging practices specifically in boiler element rigging.
  • Training and skills in metal working tools and metal working shop equipment in the performance of his/her assigned tasks.
  • Must be able to work various shifts.
  • Flexibility to respond for on-call unscheduled boiler tube repair support and work a varied schedule as required.
  • Strong leadership and motivational skills are a must.

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to stay alert while sitting for long periods of time
  • Ability to work in close quarters and confined spaces
  • Ability to climb ladders, scaffolding and structures
  • Ability to tolerate heights, tolerate high temperatures
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

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 Poster (The poster can be found at https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf). Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

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