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Maintenance Planner and Scheduler (HPOWER EfW Facility)

Covanta Kapolei, HI Full-Time
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Position Description

About Covanta: Covanta is a world leader in providing sustainable waste and energy solutions. Annually, Covanta’s modern Energy-from-Waste facilities safely convert approximately 20 million tons of waste from municipalities and businesses into clean, renewable electricity to power one million homes and recycle approximately 500,000 tons of metal. Through a vast network of treatment and recycling facilities, Covanta also provides comprehensive industrial material management services to companies seeking solutions to some of today’s most complex environmental challenges. For more information, visit [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Maintenance Planner and Scheduler (HPOWER EfW Facility) .

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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.

Covanta also provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with applicable laws.  If you need to inquire about a reasonable accommodation, or need assistance with completing the application process, please contact the corporate Human Resources Department at:


The main purpose of the Maintenance Planner and Scheduler is to improve plant productivity, safety, reliability, and equipment preservation, by ensuring craftsmen are doing carefully planned and scheduled work, and by supporting the implementation of 'Maintenance Excellence' practices and processes.

Position Requirements

  • Through direct planning action and by working with the Procurement Team, and other stakeholders, ensures the Maintenance Department is fully prepared to execute work requests from all sources: scheduled outages, equipment failures, preventative maintenance schedules, etc.

  • Reviews and scopes incoming work requests and determines most beneficial job scope, groups together similar work orders when beneficial, and supplies craftsmen with high-quality job instructions, drawings and documentation, pre-staged materials, job duration estimates, etc.  Ensures proper administrative and material close-out of jobs.

  • Develops and maintains an electronic library of procedures, Job Safety Analyses (JSA’s), checklists, drawings, contractor scopes, etc., that can aid future iterations of same or similar jobs.  This library will be made easily transparent and accessible in order to benefit other team members.

  • Actively manages the work order backlog, and find occasions to take advantage of windows of opportunity to schedule maintenance jobs, correctly classify and index work orders, report on backlog statistics and other relevant data, correct inaccuracies and duplicate work orders, etc.

  • Is a key contributor to an up-to-date asset reliability plan, utilizing industry best practices and compliant with Covanta directives, for all critical plant equipment and select non-critical equipment.  It will be designed  to be cost effective to administer when considering safety, environmental, production, and total cost of ownership goals and will consist of the following elements:

    • Spare parts requirements.

    • Preventative, predictive, etc., maintenance (PM) plan, including detailed task procedures.

    • Active or passive phase-out recommendations where appropriate.

    • Curation of master data, of the assets, which is kept up-to-date via closeouts of the company’s Formal Change Notice process and made readily accessible to all relevant employees.

    • Curation of process data, which can and should be trended as part of a Process Parameter Monitoring program, to better measure asset performance issues.

  • Works with Project Engineers, Maintenance Manager, and other project team members in such a way that new equipment has an asset reliability plan prior to it being commissioned.  Recommends design characteristics which can reduce long-term maintenance costs and/or optimize other desired parameters.  Takes the lead on planning testing requirements and assists the Plant Engineer in the final administrative closeout of new installations and/or major design changes.

  • Performs other assignments not listed above related to reliability/safety/excellence, as directed.

    (Internal Tracking Code: *LI-COV


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