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Date: Oct 21, 2017

Location: Gettysburg, PA, US

Company: nrg

NRG is leading a customer-driven change in the U.S. energy industry by delivering cleaner and smarter energy choices, while building on the strength of the nation’s largest and most diverse competitive power portfolio. A Fortune 200 company, we create value through reliable and efficient conventional generation while driving innovation in solar and renewable power, electric vehicle ecosystems, carbon capture technology and customer-centric energy solutions. Our retail electricity providers serve almost 3 million residential and commercial customers throughout the country. More information is available at Connect with NRG Energy on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @nrgenergy.

Job Description

This position will serve as a lead Mechanic and will perform journeyman-level work in mechanical areas to include Certified Welding, directing and performing alignment, rigging, motor-pump alignments, major component overhaul (e.g., pumps, compressors, feed water heaters, etc.) and incidental machine work.

Duties shall include, but not be limited to:

  • Work on all high pressure pumps and valves above routine and preventive maintenance level.
  • Perform motor-pump/blower alignments on both large and small scale motor-pump trains.
  • Familiar with various aspects of machining such as drill press, end mill, and lathe operation.
  • Able to read complex prints and fabricate minor parts and equipment as required.
  • Responsible for complex rigging and fabrication and inspection of scaffolding.
  • Heavy equipment operator (e.g. cranes, telehandler, mobile man-lifts, tractors)
  • Under general supervision or direction and as assigned, regularly and customarily operates and maintains simple and/or combined cycle combustion turbine-generators and auxiliary equipment.
  • Must correctly interpret complex detailed electrical and electronic drawings and blueprints.
  • Must be thoroughly familiar with and be responsible for electrical and mechanical tagging (Lock-Out-Tag-Out) including switching and the accurate completion of the required forms for equipment isolation as directed.
  • Qualified to fulfill and perform the duties of an Outside Operator.
  • Will be required to successfully complete a Company-provided training regimen specifically designed to develop skills associated with combustion turbine and combined cycle operations, which includes an Oral Board.


Minimum Requirements


  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience  as a mechanic or in a similar role (In lieu of experience, will accept an Associates Degree in a electrical or related technical field).
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License
  • Must receive a rating of “recommended’ on the NRG Energy Pre Employment Skills Assessment.


Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Training in AC‑DC circuit theory, AC‑DC machines, and electronic theory and components.
  • Must demonstrate journeyman levels of expertise in electrical and electronic controls.
  • Must possess the degrees of maturity, initiative, leadership, judgment and dependability required for effective direction of others.
  • Must able to trouble-shoot problems to a component level and replace equipment.
  • Must be willing to work extra and/or irregular hours in a 24-hour shift operation.
  • Must be thoroughly familiar with the Company’s Safety rules.


Physical Requirements

  • Adequate physical qualifications, including heath, physique and sensory functions, color perception, near/distant visual acuity, hearing and pulmonary functions pertinent to performance of job duties.
  • Participation in annual medical surveillance provided by the Company.
  • Strength and dexterity adequate to safely perform all the duties of this classification.
  • Must be capable of passing the Company’s physical qualifications examination and fit-test prerequisite to suing respiratory protective devices and/or supplied air breathing equipment.


Personal Requirements

  • Must comply with the Company Code of Conduct.
  • Must Comply with Company Conduct of Operations.
  • Must possess the necessary interpersonal skills to be a team player dealing with others.
  • Must be able to plan and direct the work of others in the team.
  • Must be able to receive and transmit communications clearly, accurately and in such a manner as to inspire the respect and confidence of co-workers.



NRG Energy is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace.  To the extent permitted by law and any applicable collective bargaining agreement, employees are subject to periodic random drug testing, and post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing. EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/Disability
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Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

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Nearest Major Market: Harrisburg

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