NRG Careers


Date Posted: Apr 15, 2019

Location: City of Industry, CA, US

Company: NRG

Job Description

As an NRG employee, we encourage you to think creatively and proactively about your career choices.  Our work environment is dynamic and the career opportunities across our businesses offer variety and challenge.  Providing career growth to our own employees is critical to our ongoing success--take charge of your career goals and empower your future!


Responsible for all daily operation and maintenance activities for Walnut Creek Energy Park.  This includes responsibility for all operations functions as well as all maintenance & planning work.



  • Responsible for the daily operation and maintenance of the Walnut Creek Energy Park. Including all scheduling with the energy traders, outage request & notification, unit status and safe operation of the power plant equipment.
  • Evaluate production output, efficiency and related variables and the overall effectiveness of operation practices and procedures.
  • Measure and control maintenance performance.
  • Develop, obtain approval, and monitor a complete operations and maintenance budget that is consistent with the objectives of the owners.
  • Participates in corporate safety and environmental programs.
  • Provide accurate, routine and special reports on maintenance activities, cost allocation, system and equipment reliability.



Works under limited supervision in a team environment.  Supervises employees plus all contractors on the facility.  Establishes priorities for all maintenance activities at the facilities.  Involves contact with all levels of employees through senior management, and frequent external contact with outside business partners such as vendors, suppliers and contractors.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 5 to 7 years experience in power plant operations or maintenance required.  Including experience with start-up, operations and maintenance of gas turbines, generators, electronic controls and monitoring devices. 
  • Proven managerial/supervisory experience required.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time, periodically bending and twisting and frequently apply a moderate amount of force to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Extensive knowledge of gas turbine technologies preferred. 
  • Knowledge of EH&S rules, regulations and procedures
  • Capital project experience

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Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

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