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Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technician

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Birmingham
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 roleReporting to the Facility Manager, the Heavy Equipment/Industrial Mechanic performs ongoing facility maintenance and completes repairs on equipment such as front-end loaders, track hoes, conveyers, etc. Primary duties

  • Ensures Health and Safety is the number one goal by following policies, procedures and acting in a safe manner at all times.
  • Perform scheduled preventive maintenance on plant and processing equipment; maintain records of maintenance work done on equipment; disconnect equipment prior to removal.
  • Performs corrective maintenance on plant equipment and process systems such as part replacement, equipment changes, cleaning of tanks and basins.
  • Inspects, operates, calibrates, and repairs shredder processing equipment, conveyors, pumps, valves, air compressors, meters, equipment control panels, programmable controllers, emergency generators, forklifts, excavators skid steer loaders and other facility equipment.
  • Troubleshoots and diagnoses problems with industrial-type mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment; performs a variety of electrical tests, understands, reads and uses blueprints, ladder diagrams, construction and mechanical drawings to isolate and correct problems.
  • Lubricates processing equipment and conveyors; replaces mechanical bearings and seals and other worn or damaged parts on shredders and conveyors.
  • Uses and maintains a variety of hand tools, power tools, electrical testing devices and hoisting equipment.
  • Plans for and develops annual outage plans; orders necessary equipment and parts; coordinates subcontract personnel as required.
  • Competently and effectively operates a forklift, excavator, and skid steer loader.
  • Maintains tools, vehicles, equipment, and work areas in a clean, safe condition; winterizes equipment.General Requirements:
    • High school diploma or equivalency or 5 years verifiable experience in maintenance
    • Experience with maintenance on heavy equipment
    • Industrial maintenance experience
    • Clean driving record and valid state issued Driver's License.
    • Has variety of tools and toolbox.Physical Requirements:
      • Ability to perform strenuous physical activity.
      • Requires standing and lifting up to fifty pounds. Position may also include carrying, walking, grasping, reaching, and crawling.
      • Ability to wear & use PPE and respiratory protection equipment to include level B and C
      • Abide by respirator fit policies
      • Ability to work in both hot (> 90-- F and cold
      • Fit for duty to include being clean shaven when required.#LI-JA2Our 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 going to and clicking on the 'Contact Us' button. Under Inquires, select 'Careers' in the Interest field, fill out all required fields including your message. In the message section, please note this is a 'Job Application Accommodation Request'.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Birmingham , Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technician, Engineering , Birmingham, Alabama

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