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Date Posted: Jan 10, 2019

Location: New York, NY, US

Company: NRG

Job Description

NRG is the leading integrated power company in the U.S., built on the strength of our diverse competitive electric generation portfolio and leading retail electricity platform. A Fortune 500 company, NRG creates value through best-in-class operations, reliable and efficient electric generation, and a retail platform serving residential and commercial businesses. Working with electricity customers large and small, we implement sustainable solutions for producing and managing energy, developing smarter energy choices and delivering exceptional service as our retail electricity providers serve almost three million residential and commercial customers throughout the country.

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Job Summary: 

  • This position is responsible for managing and coordinating station planning processes to include daily, weekly, and long range planning.



Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Promotes productivity and teamwork in assigned area with open communication, timely decision making, and use of personal leadership skills to set high standards of performance while providing the direction necessary to achieve that performance
  • Promotes and supports the development of technical, leadership, and business skills of employees to carry out responsibilities in a competitive environment
  • Provides regular feedback to employees on their performance to allow them to capitalize on their strengths and focus on opportunities for improvement
  • Demonstrates behavior that encourages and rewards employee involvement, innovative thinking, adaptation to change, responsible risk taking, customer focus, and continuous improvement
  • Ensures development and implementation of assigned area goals, objectives, and initiatives
  • Supports and emphasizes importance of safety and environmental programs and ensures regulatory compliance
  • Reviews performance with operating and maintenance department management and addresses opportunities for improvement
  • Ensures all Company resources are utilized in a cost effective manner, estimates resource requirements, monitors expenditures, and reports on performance of assigned area
  • Assigns work and holds employees accountable for their performance
  • Performs field inspections of job sites and work in progress
  • Recognizes problems and is proactive in helping to resolve them
  • Understands and consistently applies personnel policies and procedures and the principles of the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA)
  • Coordinates work activities with other maintenance crafts, operations, and contractors
  • Develops, implements, and monitors work plans and schedules in their area of responsibility
  • Ensures work performed by external service providers is in support of objectives, responsibilities, and contractual agreements
  • Assesses risk, makes appropriate run-repair-replace decisions and coordinates vendor selection for parts and services as required
  • Maintain a current assessment of the maintenance backlog
  • Plan assigned work utilizing SAP
  • Schedule work using P-3, P-6, or PASTA programs
  • Identify parts and resources required


Working Conditions:

  • Normal power plant and office environment
  • Work overtime and non-standard working hours as required
  • Requires occasional travel outside service area
  • Requires operation of a personal computer


Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in power generation experience or similar industrial setting
  • Must be willing to travel overnight up to 10-15%
  • Must be able to read, speak and write English
  • Valid driver’s license 


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience leading/supervising employees in a related field or similar industrial setting
  • Understands the processes, systems, assets, resources, key personnel, and business functions of the  Business Unit
  • Knowledge of power plant systems and operations; and comprehensive knowledge in the area of responsibility
  • Demonstrated effective leadership and personnel management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to operate effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to effectively communicate (verbal and written) at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to establish and maintain a positive and professional working relationship with all individuals
  • Ability to use a personal computer and standard business software
  • Ability to read, create and follow written policies and procedures
  • Ability to read, write and understand English
  • Ability to understand and use work management systems
  • Ability to understand the nature of working within collective bargaining agreement guidelines
  • Knowledge of applicable safety and environmental regulations


Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Uses and maintains technical and professional knowledge, shares that knowledge with others and recognizes/applies new technology in a cost-effective manner
  • Obtains and applies knowledge of competitive business practices in daily work activities and decision making
  • Seeks and understands the customer/client’s needs and focuses on meeting and exceeding expectations
  • Anticipates and accepts changes in the organization and adapts to meet the new requirements
  • Committed to making the workplace safe and environmentally sound
  • Willing to accept accountability for own decisions, performance, and behavior, as well as the performance of assigned employees


Physical Requirements:

  • Occasionally requires lifting as appropriate to perform duties and responsibilities
  • Requires wearing all necessary personal protective safety equipment (respirators, safety glasses, hard hat, appropriate footwear, earplugs, etc.) as applicable on a daily basis
  • May be required to work around rotating/energized equipment, hazardous materials, and chemicals
  • Requires standing, sitting, walking, kneeling, twisting, climbing stairs and ladders, and entering plant equipment to access, inspect, or collect data on plant equipment

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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