DOD Skillbridge Internship - Instrumentation & Controls Technician Trainee

Date:  Sep 1, 2021

Denver City, TX, US, 79323

Company:  NRG

As an NRG employee, we encourage you to think creatively and proactively about your career choices.  Our work environment is dynamic and the career opportunities across our businesses offer variety and challenge.  Providing career growth to our own employees is critical to our ongoing success--take charge of your career goals and empower your future!


Job Summary: 


Provide maintenance support to troubleshoot, calibrate, and maintain all instrumentation associated with the boiler, turbine, generator, and all auxiliary equipment for the plant.  


Job Responsibilities:

  • Follow safety procedures and safe working practices to maintain a safe working environment
  • Perform safety related duties such as accepting work authorizations, hot work permits, confined space entry permits, etc
  • Service, calibrate, troubleshoot and repair automated control systems, continuous emission monitors, plant instrumentation and electrical equipment up to 230kV
  • Maintain drawings, specifications, test logs, and other records
  • Research equipment manuals and requisition repair parts
  • Read, write and understand logbooks, work orders, procedures, time sheets, expense reports, requisitions, and other documentation as required
  • Operate company vehicles including trucks, forklifts and other mobile equipment
  • Perform plant housekeeping functions
  • Perform other duties as directed
  • Work rotating or alternate shift schedule and overtime as required


Minimum Job Requirements:

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent
  • Must have 4 years formal training in electronics, instrumentation, engineering or related technical discipline


  • 4 years military experience in electronics repair & calibration substituted for formal training
  • Successful candidates must receive a rating of Recommended on the NRG Pre-employment Assessment test
  • Requires operation of a motor vehicle; valid Driver’s License requi



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