PM Mechanic/Truck Driver
Niagara Falls, NY 
Posted 24 days ago
Job Description

Join us in creating a sustainable future and becoming a protector of tomorrow!

Company Description

At Covanta, the work we do is more than just a job. It's a commitment to environmental problem-solving and sustainable progress. We do all that we can to safeguard the future of our people, our planet and our shared prosperity. We are a world leader in providing sustainable waste and energy solutions. Our modern Waste-to-Energy and material processing facilities provide municipalities and businesses sustainable alternatives to landfill disposal that help build a circular economy and use waste to generate clean, renewable electricity. Building a safer, smarter world is no simple task, but it is something we can achieve together. Join us in protecting tomorrow.

Covanta offers our valued team members:

  • Rewarding careers with competitive pay

  • No cost Basic Life and Basic AD&D Insurance, as well as supplemental employee life and AD&D and dependent life options

  • Medical Insurance and other Benefits start DAY ONE of employment!

  • Industry-leading retirement plan

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Wellness Incentive & Rewards Program

  • Round-the-clock support through our Health Advocate partnership

  • Career development and mentorship

  • Educational assistance to help you invest in your future

  • And much more

This position will report to the Rail Superintendent and support the operations and mechanical upkeep of the railyard.

Covanta is seeking a dedicated and reliable individual who will be responsible to perform preventative and corrective maintenance to rail containers and other mobile equipment, along with operating heavy equipment (i.e. tractor/tip trailers, reach stacker, frontend loader and forklift.)


  • Assist with repairing steel containers, cut, weld, and fabricate with metal, repair hinges and replace seals.

  • Diagnose and repair mobile equipment and other company vehicles as needed.

  • Perform all levels of preventative maintenance services.

  • Operate off-road tractor trailer units transporting and emptying the intermodal containers.

  • Complete daily inspections and maintain equipment in a clean and safe condition.


  • High school diploma or GED (General Education Degree).

  • Two (2) years of industry related experience repairing and restructuring intermodal equipment, including Containers.

  • The ability to read, understand apply information such as OSHA lockout/tagout procedures, safety rules, job hazard analyses, and procedure manuals.

  • Must have the ability to stay alert while sitting for long periods of time, work in close quarters and confined spaces, climb ladders, tolerate heights and extreme temperatures, and capable to lift up to 50 pounds.

  • Basic computer skills, including the ability to complete work orders and detail repair work electronically.

  • Must always maintain a clean and safe work environment by cleaning, organizing, removing safety hazards, oil spills, spare parts, etc. within the work area.

  • CDL License is not required, but preferred.

  • Experience driving and backing tractor trailer trucks.

  • Ability to wear full face respirator and lift 50lbs.

  • Must be willing to work overtime, weekends, holidays, outages, and alternating shifts.

  • Basic computer skills.

  • Must be willing to perform additional duties as assigned, such as supporting rail operations and facility shutdowns.


  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision and strong initiative.

  • Knowledge of proper container repair standards and procedures.

  • Experience with driving on and or off road tractor trailer units.

The expected hourly pay rate for this position is $26.54.

This is a good-faith estimate of what we expect to pay for this position. The final salary figure will take into account a variety of 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.

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
2 years
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