Analytical Laboratory Technician

Covanta Energy Fairless Hills , PA 19030

Posted 1 week ago

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 .

Information on our facilities is available at . For career opportunities, visit . 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.

Position Overview:

This position will be responsible for the analysis of metals and aggregate produced at Covanta's metals and ash processing facilities in Fairless Hills, PA. This technician will be an integral member of the Covanta Metals Management Team, providing analytical data in real time to ensure the highest quality materials.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Laboratory testing including sample preparation, analysis and reporting

  • Perform ICP-OES (Inductively Coupled Plasma Optical Emission Spectrometry) analysis on non-ferrous metals from Covanta's Non-ferrous Facility.

  • Perform yield testing on inbound metal materials to Covanta's Ferrous and Non-ferrous Facility.

  • Perform ASTM and AASHTO tests on aggregate produced at Covanta's Total Ash Processing System.

  • Must be able to lift 50lbs.

Position Requirements

Qualifications and Skills:

  • B.S. in science, math, or engineering

  • Experience in preparation and analysis of metal samples using digestion and ICP-OES system preferred

  • Aggregate testing experience and/or certifications preferred

  • Will train onsite as needed

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Organized and deadline oriented

  • Works efficiently both independently, and in a team environment

Aggregate Certifications (preferred):

  • PennDOT Aggregate Technician

  • PennDOT Superpave Technician

  • ACI Aggregate 1

  • NJSAT level 1 and 2

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Analytical Laboratory Technician

Covanta Energy