Maintenance Supervisor

Date:  May 26, 2023

ELDON, TX, US, 77520

Company:  NRG

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Job Summary:                                                                                                   

  • The Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for leading mechanical and electrical maintenance repairs and project activities, while providing coordination of work for contractors in all work in assigned area (s) or as directed with Plant Management.
  • In accordance with NRG policies, the Maintenance Supervisor is expected to plan, prioritize, assign, supervise, and review the work of power plant equipment, machinery, and related facilities with specific attention to contractor coordination.
  • Ensures work quality and adherence to established policies and procedures, holding employees accountable for their performance.


Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Establish methods for providing maintenance and repair services; identify resource needs; review needs with maintenance manager; allocate resources accordingly.
  • Develop and maintain comprehensive working knowledge of all equipment and systems residing in, or related to, assigned area(s).
  • Effectively employs work management system to provide for the timely preventive, predictive, and corrective maintenance of all systems and equipment in assigned area(s).
  • Manage work backlog to deliver timely maintenance and maintain workforce productivity.
  • Participate in the development of policies and procedures; monitor work activities to ensure compliance with established policies and procedures; make recommendations for changes and improvements to existing standards and procedures.
  • Lead / support emergency response efforts – weather events, fire, environmental spills, etc.
  • Ensures all Company resources are utilized in a cost effective manner and estimates resource requirements.
  • Responsible for general housekeeping and cleanliness of assigned equipment and overall plant.
  • Responsible for collateral duties and special projects as assigned.
  • Responsible for communicating and leading in accordance with company vision and core values.
  • Performs field inspections of job sites and work in progress.
  • Recognizes problems and is proactive in helping to resolve them.
  • Understands and consistently applies personnel policies and procedures and the principles of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • Assesses risk, makes run-repair-replace recommendations and coordinates vendor selection for parts and services as required.
  • Responsible for periodic duty coverage.
  • Assesses risk, makes run-repair-replace recommendations and coordinates vendor selection for parts and services as required.


Working Conditions:

  • Normal office environment and/or power plant environment
  • Work overtime and non-standard working hours as required
  • May be required to work around rotating and energized equipment, hazardous materials and chemicals
  • Requires wearing personal protective safety equipment (respirators, safety glasses, hard hat, appropriate footwear, gloves, ear plugs, etc.)


Minimum Requirements:

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in power plant maintenance.
  • Experience leading/supervising employees in a lead or head plant role.
  • Requires operation of a motor vehicle; valid Texas Driver’s License required.


Please Note:  Salary offered will be commensurate with the successful candidate’s education and/or experience and consistent with the job location’s market pay rate.





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

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