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Instrument and Controls Technician - $ Sign-on Bonus Eligible $

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Chester
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

Who we areFor more than 40 years, Covanta has been at the forefront of sustainable materials management, providing companies and communities world-class waste and resource solutions.Through our diverse and scalable full-service capabilities, we're leading the charge to a carbon-negative future-reducing, reusing, recycling and reimagining waste for the benefit of both people and planet.Our differentiator comes from our vast ecosystem of technology, facilities, and partnerships, trusted by the world's largest organizations to solve their most pressing environmental challenges, and achieve their most ambitious environmental, social, and governance (ESG) goals.All that we're missing is you. Join us today!!Our values Diversity, inclusivity, engagement-these are the values that help us foster a strong sense of community within Covanta. By embracing the unique talents, perspectives, and experiences of our employees, we cultivate an environment that embraces teamwork, encourages open dialogue, and provides opportunities for growth.Join us in creating a sustainable future and becoming a protector of tomorrow!Covanta Delaware Valley in Chester, PA seeks a dedicated Instrument & Controls Technician to be responsible for the routine inspection, calibration, maintenance and troubleshooting of a distributive type boiler/turbine control system, analog and digital control circuits and instrumentation, and continuous emissions monitoring equipment. Individual must also have a working knowledge of 480V and 4160V electrical switchgear, motors and starters.Position Description: The Instrument & Controls Technician will be responsible for managing all phases of electrical and control equipment throughout the plant. This includes preventive, corrective, emergency, warranty service, etc. throughout the facility. Identifies, repairs, and documents electrical equipment malfunctions. Familiar with and have skills to troubleshoot DCS systems, PLC's, VFD, motor control circuits, transmitters, flow meters, level controls and burner management systems. Calibrates mechanical and electrical instrumentation, installs and tests new equipment in accordance with safety standards, conducts predictive analysis of electrical and instrumentation systems and equipment and update Preventive Maintenance System and work orders. Willing to perform other duties as assigned to assist the maintenance department. Must be willing to be on-call and work variety of shifts to meet plant needs.Some responsibilities will include:

  • Operating and maintaining the instrument and control test, calibration and repair areas and all equipment and tolls assigned.
  • Helping to redesign instrumentation, control and electrical systems, as required.
  • Monitors burning, as appropriate.
  • Performs general work or other assignments necessary to ensure the safe, clean and efficient operation of the facility.
  • Performs other duties as required.The successful candidate will be a safety conscious team player that takes pride in their work and workplace. They will work to learn new skills and be open to occasional cross discipline activities to progress the team goals.Position Requirements:To be considered for this position, you must have 5 years or more of hands-on experience with electronic/electrical and pneumatic systems and equipment in an industrial environment. Energy from Waste experience or Power Plant experience desired. A High School Diploma or equivalent and/or formal technical trainingFamiliarity with Programmable Logic Controllers and Distributive Control Systems are also required. Specific qualifications for this position are:Ability to trouble shoot and diagnose instrumentation and controls with an understanding how they interact in the process.Ability to perform calibrations to pressure, flow, temperature and other sensing instrumentation (majority Rosemount).Proficient in the use of multimeters and smart calibrators.Ability to read electrical prints.Ability to read P&IDs.Ability to trouble shoot OMRON PLC hardware. Ability to trouble shoot OMRON PLC logic utilizing OMRON software.Ability to trouble shoot Allen Bradly PLC hardware.Ability to trouble shoot Allen Bradley PLC logic utilizing Allen Bradley software (SLC 504).Ability to learn and fully utilize the user Operator Interface System "Citect" including the creation of graphic screens, writing ci-code, develop alarm & trend tags, etc.Ability to learn and troubleshoot Ethernet communication in the Plant Control System.Applicants must be authorized to work in country where position is located.Sponsorship is not available or offered for this position.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 , Instrument and Controls Technician - $ Sign-on Bonus Eligible $, Professions , Chester, Pennsylvania

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