Maintenance Mechanic- Power Plant
St. Petersburg, FL 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description

Who we are

For 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.

Do you enjoy working on front-end loaders, forklifts, tractors, trailers, and other light- and heavy-operating equipment conducting diagnostic, adjust, repair, or overhaul on mobile mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment?

We have a Mobile/Heavy Equipment Mechanic opportunity for you!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain, repair, and assemble, keeping industrial equipment and machines in good working order, such as scheduling maintenance, replacing damaged parts, and testing equipment after repairs.
  • Diagnose and fix faults or malfunctions on industrial equipment and machines, such as operating machines to diagnose defects, disassembling equipment to locate the source of a problem, and replacing or repairing broken parts
  • Perform routine maintenance, such as cleaning and lubricating equipment on a regular basis to keep industrial equipment and machines in good condition, such as cleaning and lubricating equipment.
  • Fabricate creating or repairing parts for industrial equipment and machines, such as fabricating parts from sheet metal.


  • High school diploma or equivalent or 5 years experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years vehicle and/or heavy equipment maintenance experience, or two years of mechanical trade school training and two years' experience as a vehicle and heavy equipment mechanic.
  • Must be able to operate mobile equipment such as front-end loader and tractor/trailer for diagnosis purposes.
  • Current valid driver's license required, CDL license is a plus.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, stand, and reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move between 10 and 50 pounds.

What Covanta Offers You:

  • Health Care Benefits - start 1st day of employment
  • Wellness Program Incentives & Rewards
  • 401k - match up to 7%
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation & Holiday)
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability Benefits
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Referral Bonus

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.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
5+ years
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