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I&C Technician, Clearway Energy Inc.

Date Posted: Nov 9, 2018

Location: Pittsburgh, PA, US

Company: NRG

Job Description

About Clearway Energy, Inc.

Clearway Energy, Inc. owns a diversified portfolio of contracted renewable and conventional generation and thermal infrastructure assets in the United States, including fossil fuel, solar and wind power generation facilities that have the capacity to support more than two million American homes and businesses. Our thermal infrastructure assets provide steam, hot and/or chilled water, and in some instances electricity, to commercial businesses, universities, hospitals and governmental units in multiple locations.  Clearway Energy, Inc. was formed with the completion of the sale of NRG Energy, Inc.’s controlling interest in NRG Yield, Inc. to Global Infrastructure Partners, a leading global, independent infrastructure investor. For more information, visit

Job Responsibilities

The I & C Technician is responsible to support all electrical equipment and systems at plant and customer locations. They will demonstrate hands-on and practical experience in the areas of repairs, replacement, maintenance, trouble shooting, calibration, design and installation for electrical, pneumatic systems. They will ensure plant and customer electrical equipment is serviced, maintained, and repaired as recommended by the Original Equipment Manufacturer’s maintenance manuals. Electrical equipment is inclusive of boilers, chillers, steam turbines, VFDs, HVAC, UPS, Switchgear,  starters, and meters.


Reporting Responsibilities

The I & C Technician reports to the Lead I & C Technician for day to day work assignments and to the Plant Manager for all other matters.


Job Parameters

The I & C Technician works daylight shift (7 AM – 3 PM on weekdays) and overtime as required by the demands of the job. He is paid according to the current Union (International Union of Operating Engineers Affiliated with the AFL-CIO Local No.95-95A) contract.


ob Duties

  • Organize, prioritize, and perform work relative to:  electrical circuits/systems (both high and low voltage), pneumatic, metering, and fittings.
  • Calibrate, catalog, install, program, and troubleshoot instrumentation/control components.
  • Inspect, design, retrofit, and test I & C systems within the plant and at customer locations
  • Install thermal utility revenue and metering at plant and customer locations
  • Schedule and co-ordinate all jobs (including assisting with operating and capital budgets with other departments and the management of NRG Energy Center- Pittsburgh.
  • Support Operations, Maintenance, and Distribution departments as required
  • Produce, maintain, and manage all electrical maintenance and repair records in accordance with federal, state, local, environmental, corporate and insurance requirements
  • Supervise and safety train contractors
  • Participate in NRG’s Safety Program as directed
  • Participate in NRG’s Environmental Program as directed
  • Maintain a working knowledge of the following disciplines:  electrical code, pipe/tube fitting, job documentation, instrumentation, meter calibration, shipping/receiving, quotation/purchasing, customer relations, safety/training.
  • Comply and reinforce compliance with all NRG Safety and Environmental Policies.
  • Manage and support specifications for capital and major maintenance projects; supervise in the role of Project Manager as required.
  • Responsible for plant-associated ancillary equipment located at UPMC Mercy facility with electrical troubleshooting/maintenance, calibration and inspection duties.
  • Obtain a working knowledge of plant and customer meter room equipment.
  • Maintain working knowledge of and use of SAP system to create work orders.
  • Evaluate and purchase supplies and parts for the plant and equipment.


Job Requirements

  • Minimum 3 years industrial plant electrical troubleshooting and maintenance with equivalent technical supervisory and project management experience.
  • Experience with commercial and/or  industrial heating, cooling, pumping and District Energy systems preferred.
  • Certifications:  Electrical Contractor license, Stationary Engineer and Universal Refrigeration licenses or pathway to attain.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and demonstrated ability to lead and direct maintenance staff.
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Word and Outlook).  SAP experience preferred.

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

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