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Planner / Scheduler, Clearway Energy Group

Date Posted: Oct 10, 2018

Location: Scottsdale, AZ, US

Company: NRG

Job Description

Clearway Energy Group is accelerating the world’s transformation to a clean energy future.  As one of the largest clean energy companies in the United States, we are focused on providing customers with the low cost, clean power they desire and the customer experience they deserve, all with the goal of powering our world with clean energy.  Clearway was formed with the completion of the sale of NRG Energy, Inc.’s renewables platform to Global Infrastructure Partners, a leading global, independent infrastructure investor and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA with offices in Carlsbad, CA; Scottsdale, AZ; Houston, TX; and New York City, NY.  For more information, visit   



  • Promote safety by assuring that all safety rules and regulations are followed including the coordination and supervision of equipment isolation and tagging procedures
  • Developing and drafting written maintenance plans for the plant including weekly and outage maintenance scheduling and establishing plant maintenance priorities
  • Determining and arranging for resources such as supplies, materials, parts and special tools or equipment required to perform maintenance inspections and/or work.
  • Interpreting technical manuals, sketches, prints, instructions, manufacturer’s data and equipment history records and incorporating the applicable information in developing plans
  • Determining priority, cost, manpower and time estimates, re-evaluating estimates to reflect changing job requirements and preparing job sequence requirements for major plant projects and for specific maintenance work
  • Accumulating and analyzing data on actual versus estimated time, equipment, and manpower requirements
  • Establishing and validating estimates for recurring maintenance work using past history, supervisory, planner, and craftsman knowledge.
  • Conferring, as needed with representatives of equipment manufacturers on matters concerning the servicing, assembly, or maintenance of equipment
  • Recommending improved practices, methods and procedures to increase efficiency, quality, and reduce equipment downtime. Initiating work orders for major scheduled or forced outages and participating in developing weekly plans
  • Coordinating maintenance planning activities and reviewing work orders with the appropriate supervisors and other elements to assure mutual agreement with understanding, arranging for critical equipment isolation with operations to coordinate plant maintenance planning activities. Informing and instructing others in the application of work planning practice.
  • Collateral duties and special projects as assigned
  • Assist field coordination between contractors, consultants, and material suppliers on assigned projects
  • Communicate and lead in accordance with company vision and core values
  • Support station safety, maintenance performance, root cause analysis, condition based monitoring, proactive maintenance initiatives
  • Occasional support of station forced outages and maintenance outages. This may at times involve working night shift hours and/or weekends. Development of engineered work packages
  • Maintain historical database / reduction of maintenance backlog and equipment history in SAP
  • Weekly and monthly report outs as required
  • Maintains inventory records; completes inventory reconciliation
  • Coordinates and performs physical duties associated with material shipping and receiving
  • Monitors material locations and makes adjustments, as necessary
  • Coordinates communications between Purchasing, Logistics and Plant Personnel
  • Communicates with vendors and clients to request/receive information and to expedite the approval of documents and the delivery of materials
  • Completes necessary tasks to establish inventory (verify information; create class-bin, data entry, etc.)
  • Identify, research and correct inventory data discrepancies
  • Supervises employees in Maint Manager’s absence
  • Uses MS office and other computer systems. SAP experience preferred.



  • Minimum of a high school diploma required. Ideal candidate would possess an associate degree in related field.
  • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in operations or maintenance activities is desired.
  • Primavera and PasTa experience a plus
  • Excellent communications skills including written, verbal, and motivational
  • Ability and willingness to lead and train subordinates to fully realize maximum team potential
  • Ability to coordinate numerous activities under stress with poise, safely and successfully
  • Possess an excellent working knowledge of operations and maintenance for efficient and effective production
  • Knowledge or ability to learn SAP workflow computer application within four months
  • Strong background of MS office suite applications especially Excel. Awareness of project scheduling software
  • Ability to develop outage schedules and weekly maintenance schedules



Clearway 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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