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Maintenance Mechanic - $1500 Sign-on Bonus (eligible)

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Chester
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

Join us in creating a sustainable future and becoming a protector of tomorrow!We seek a dedicated individual who will be responsible for performing various mechanical, maintenance and repair work including the inspection and maintenance work required for rotating machinery and equipment. The mechanic may inspect and adjust the mechanical alignment of pumps, replace or rebuild pumps, replace fan bearings, replace motors, repair screw conveyors, rebuild or change gearboxes, install and modify piping, and assist in the modification and addition of plant projects. Some responsibilities will include:

  • The inspection and maintenance work required for rotating machinery and equipment.
  • Inspect and adjust, as necessary, the mechanical alignment, balance, level and general condition of conveyors, compressors, boilers, pumps, water treatment equipment, stokers, fans turbines, diesel engines, gear reducers and other rotating equipment throughout the plant.
  • Check, repair, adjust or replace couplings, bearings and mounts.
  • Fabricate and weld to standard platforms, chutes and other non-pressure vessel code welding procedures.
  • Perform preventative maintenance tasks including routine vibration test, thermography & ultrasonic testing.
    • Actively participate in the periodic teardown and internal inspection of major equipment.
    • Use various shop equipment in the performance of his/her assigned tasks, such as the repair or rebuilding of soot blower devices, gearboxes, speed reducers, pumps and other assemblies.
    • Read and interpret measuring tools, graphs and technical manuals.
    • Follow all health and safety rules and regulations mandated by law and per the policies and procedures. Keep work area clean, safe and orderly. Position Requirements: To be considered for this position the individual must have at least five years' experience in the repair and maintenance of mechanical equipment in an industrial environment and a High School/GED Diploma. Formal technical or apprenticeship training is desired. Must have knowledge of:
      • Understanding blueprints and be capable or willing to learn how to perform multiple welding scopes including stick, Tig and Mig welding, welding of steel and stainless steel, and be able to become code qualified for boiler repairs.
      • Candidate must have excellent manual dexterity, allowing for the repair of precision equipment, safely and effectively, while working in awkward locations/positions.
      • Oral and written communication skills, along with problem solving and decision-making ability.
        • Fundamental computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook) and standard operating & safety procedures.Must be able to work shiftwork as well as overtime on a rotating on-call schedule to support plant operations as needed including nights, weekends, and holidays. May be required to work extensive overtime hours during planned and un-planned maintenance. While performing the duties of this job, the employee periodically enters and inspects various plant areas with rotating machinery; is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; precarious places; confined spaces; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock and vibration. Must be able to work in all locations within the plant, under extremes of hot and cold, and in areas of dust, noise and wet conditions. Must be able to climb a ladder to access equipment and work from heights using fall protection, lift heavy objects up to 50 lbs. and other manual labor, such as pushing, pulling, sweeping and shoveling.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 ). Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to access job openings or apply for a job on this site as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by contacting us at

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Philadelphia , Maintenance Mechanic - $1500 Sign-on Bonus (eligible), Professions , Chester, Pennsylvania

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