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Regional Engineer (based at the SEMASS EfW facility)

Covanta West Wareham 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 URL blocked - click to apply .

Information on our facilities is available at URL blocked - click to apply . For career opportunities, visit URL blocked - click to apply . Covanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Regional Engineer is responsible for coordinating with local plant management and corporate engineering to optimize and monitor plant performance.  The Regional Engineer will also be expected to evaluate and manage projects at the facilities, including concept and scope development, RFQs, and project management.

Job Responsibilities. 

The duties of the Regional Engineer include, but are not limited to:

•             Monitoring of plant performance and efficiency including water rate, parasitic load, and overall plant efficiency.  Meet with regional and facility management to identify shortfalls and opportunities and implement action plans for improvement.

•             Manage growth capital projects within the region.  Help develop concepts, scopes and RFQs to grow our core business.   Work with third party engineers and contractors to develop concepts and perform project execution.

•             Develop test protocols and implement for the purposes of troubleshooting process problems.  Analyze data and use systematic approach to solving process issues and limitations. Must be able to develop cost effective plans for improvements.

•             Assist when needed with specific outage inspection activities, particularly as it relates to plant performance and combustion optimization.

•             Coordinate with local management to ensure compliance with Covanta Technical Standards and assist Regional Ops V.P. with variance request and annual compliance submittals.

•             Support corporate growth initiative and R/D efforts as needed within the Region.

Other Requirements.  A successful candidate will have good presentation, organization and people skills.  Reading and interpretation of technical documents and manuals, mechanical and electrical drawings, AutoCAD a plus. Solid PC skills a experienced with Excel and Word.

Position Requirements

A successful candidate must be a high motivated self starter with the ability and tenacity to solve problems.

Candidate must have a BS in Engineering with 5 years minimum experience in Steam Plant Operations or Engineering with an emphasis on process engineering, combustion controls and monitoring.  Project Management experience also critical. This job requires frequent travel and oversight of third party engineers and contractors.


Skills required

Project Management
Project Management Professional
Change Control
Earned Value Management
Process Development
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Covanta: A world leader in sustainable waste management and renewable energy 

Covanta Corporation (NYSE: CVA), is a world leader in sustainable waste management and renewable energy. Covanta is a proud recipient of the Energy Innovator Award from the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. Covanta’s 40+ Energy-from-Waste facilities provide communities and businesses around the world with an environmentally sound solution to their solid waste disposal needs by using waste to generate clean, renewable energy.

With corporate offices located in Morristown, NJ, as well as facilities in 18 US states and 2 Canadian provinces, Covanta provides several opportunities for early career and experienced professionals in technical, non-technical and business areas across North America.

Our employees are committed to health and safety, community responsibility, and the pursuit of excellence. In building and maintaining our workforce, we are guided by our talent-management strategy and the overall vision and direction of the company. 

Our goal is to recruit and retain individuals interested in carrying out our commitment to excellence and fully embrace our working guidelines, which include maintaining safe working environments that foster professional development, provide a platform for innovation, and promote diversity and creativity. We encourage and reward our employees by offering competitive benefits, training, recognition, and career development opportunities. 

If you are looking to make a difference in your career as well as the communities we serve in, take the first step by visiting www.covanta.com

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