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Painter/Utility Mechanic - Covanta Onondaga

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Jamesville
Posted on: March 30, 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 valuesDiversity, 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.About the roleCovanta is currently seeking a highly motivated and dedicated individual for the position of Painter/Utility Mechanic. This role involves a diverse set of responsibilities, including plant preservation, painting, mechanical maintenance, and repair tasks. The Utility Mechanic/Painter will play a crucial role in inspecting and maintaining rotating machinery and equipment, contributing to preventive maintenance activities, and assisting in various plant projects.Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform plant preservation and painting tasks to ensure the longevity and appearance of the facility.
  • Conduct mechanical maintenance and repair work on rotating machinery and equipment.
  • Engage in preventive maintenance activities on pumps, fans, bearings, motors, screw conveyors, gearboxes, and other relevant equipment.
  • Assist in the modification and addition of plant projects to enhance overall efficiency.
  • Monitor Confined Spaces and Hot Work/fire watch protocols.
  • Participate in job setup and break down procedures.
  • Execute various tasks as assigned by supervisors.Qualifications:
    • Minimum of three (3) years of experience working in an industrial environment, focusing on repairing and maintaining mechanical equipment and plant preservation.
    • High school diploma and a valid driver's license are required.
    • Formal technical, military, or apprenticeship training is desired.
    • Strong leadership and motivational skills.
    • Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
    • Flexibility to work various shifts, especially during non-outage periods and warmer months.Skills and Competencies:
      • Proficient in plant preservation techniques and painting.
      • Sound understanding of mechanical equipment maintenance and repair.
      • Knowledge of preventive maintenance procedures for industrial machinery.
      • Familiarity with Confined Spaces and Hot Work/fire watch safety protocols.
      • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills.
      • Excellent communication and teamwork abilities.If you are a self-starting individual with a passion for industrial maintenance and plant preservation and meet the abovementioned qualifications, we encourage you to apply. Covanta offers a dynamic work environment and opportunities for professional growth. Join our team and contribute to our facilities' efficient and sustainable operation.The expected hourly pay rate for this position is $26.72.This is a good-faith estimate of what we expect to pay for this position. The final salary figure will consider various factors, including experience, ability, and location. Covanta is committed to paying its staff equitably, and these ranges should not be considered career salary limits or caps.Our DEI CommitmentCovanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer, has developed an Affirmative Action Program (AAP), and will not discriminate against any qualified applicants because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability (including perceived disability, physical, mental, and/or intellectual disabilities), veteran status, liability for service in the Armed Forces of the United States, or any other characteristic protected by law. Know Your Rights ()Please note that Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.If you are an 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 because of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by emailing

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Syracuse , Painter/Utility Mechanic - Covanta Onondaga, Engineering , Jamesville, New York

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