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Date Posted: Apr 14, 2018

Location: Staten Island, NY, US

Company: NRG

Job Description

Req. Id: 21844
Type: Hourly 


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 250 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 Duties

  • Ability to work at heights, near high voltage electricity and live steam, in hot and cold environments.
  • Operate and repair hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, electronic and digital instruments,
  • Knowledge of relay and control system repairs and maintenance. Understand how voltage, current, resistance, and power work together.
  • Ability to inspect and test instruments and systems to diagnose and correct issues
  • Experience in the repair and adjustment of  system components including sensors, transmitters, and programmable logic controllers
  • Ability and experience in  calibrating components and instruments
  • Perform electrical and electronic maintenance and installation work as required
  • Ability to interpret and use in-house and manufacturer’s electrical, mechanical and electronic schematics and prints.
  • Ability to use hand tools, power tools, and test equipment.
  • Experience in troubleshooting electrical and electronic problems and effect repairs as required.
  • Ability to conduct high voltage testing.
  • Requires proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)


Minimum Requirements

  • Two year AS/Electrical Technology degree
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience
  • PC-based analytical software proficiency a must. 
  • Must be able to work rotating shifts.


Preferred Qualification

  • Bachelors degree


Working Conditions

  • Requires standing, sitting, walking, kneeling, twisting, climbing stairs and ladders, and entering plant equipment to access, inspect, repair, or collect data on plant equipment
  • Normal power plant environment and/or out of doors work environment.  Includes working at heights, high/low ambient temperatures and high humidity areas at generating unit work locations
  • Requires the ability to lift at least 50 lbs.
  • Regular extended and non-standard hours during critical issue resolution and to achieve project milestones
  • Requires wearing personal protective safety equipment (respirators, safety glasses, hard hat, appropriate footwear, ear plugs, fall protection etc.)
  • Requires working around rotating and energized equipment, hazardous materials and chemicals




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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Official description on file with Human Resources

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Nearest Secondary Market: New York City