Plant Engineer (Indianapolis EfW facility)

March 23, 2020
Indianapolis, IN
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Position Description

About Covanta: Covanta is a world leader in providing sustainable waste and energy solutions. Annually, Covanta’s modern Energy-from-Waste facilities safely convert approximately 20 million tons of waste from municipalities and businesses into clean, renewable electricity to power one million homes and recycle approximately 500,000 tons of metal. Through a vast network of treatment and recycling facilities, Covanta also provides comprehensive industrial material management services to companies seeking solutions to some of today’s most complex environmental challenges. For more information, visit .

Information on our facilities is available at . For career opportunities, visit . 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.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide plant engineering and design support services for the Covanta Indianapolis Facility

Boiler Reliability Engineering:
Provide boiler outage inspection services for the Niagara facility.

  • Plan, organize and execute boiler outage inspections

  • Serve as lead engineer for inspections during boiler outages

  • Prepare boiler outage Condition Assessment Reports

  • Compile and analyze inspection data 

  • Develop and revise standard specifications for boiler outage work scopes

  • Develop repair and capital improvement work scopes and cost estimates

Plant Operations Engineering:

  • Plant performance results engineering
  • Preparation of plant monthly performance reports
  • Boiler combustion controls engineering support
  • Identify areas for production improvement and cost optimization

Asset Improvement Project Engineering:
Provide engineering and design support for asset improvement project development and execution.

Technical Standards:
Maintain the Covanta Technical Standards and Service Bulletins as required.

  • Prepare technical standards variance requests as required
  • Write and revise detail technical specifications for use by the Facility
  • Prepare Facility Change Notice (FCN) documents for the review and approval of facility changes or improvements. 

Position Requirements

This position requires excellent written and verbal communication skills as it will interface with all levels of the organization. Candidates must be able to travel to other facilities, if needed, and have the ability to work in close conditions to accomplish proper inspections. Direct boiler experience preferred but not necessary. To be considered for this position, candidate must have a minimum of 5 years experience, and a bachelors degree in either mechanical or industrial engineering.

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