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Date Posted: Apr 8, 2019

Location: Staten Island, 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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Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Field operation of the facility including mechanical, electrical and steam equipment.
  • Equipment maintenance including high voltage breaker operation, high pressure boilers, steam turbines, generators, pumps, motors and other auxiliary equipment, boiler water chemistry systems, and other equipment associated with the physical operation of a facility generating electrical power.
  • Maintains proper water quality for boiler water, condensate, water softeners, to prevent damage to power plant equipment. Insures rotating equipment lubrication schedules are current.
  • Adheres to departmental and governmental safety standards, operating standards and organizational and departmental personal appearance policies.


Working Conditions:

  • Plant environment.
  • Some overtime required as special projects arise.
  • Overtime required to cover shifts as needed      


Minimum Requirements:

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent
  • Previous experience working in a power plant or other industrial setting
  • Must be able to work a 12-hour rotating shift
  • Must successfully complete qualification instrument and departmental interview.
  • Must receive a rating of “Recommended” on the NRG Pre-Employment Skills Assessment
  • Must qualify in the first 90 days of coming to operations via testing.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree or equivalent in engineering or a related field
  • Three plus years of related experience
  • New York City high pressure boiler license or NJ state red or gold seal


Physical Requirements:

  • Plant environment.
  • Some overtime required as special projects arise.
  • Overtime required to cover shifts as needed



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.

Official description on file with Human Resources

Nearest Major Market: Staten Island
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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