DOD Skillbridge Internship - Apprentice I&C Technician

Date:  Mar 18, 2023

JEWETT, TX, US, 75846

Company:  NRG

At NRG, we’re bringing the power of energy to people and organizations by putting customers at the center of everything we do. We generate electricity and provide energy solutions and natural gas to millions of customers through our diverse portfolio of retail brands. A Fortune 500 company, operating in the United States and Canada, NRG delivers innovative solutions while advocating for competitive energy markets and customer choice, working towards a sustainable energy future. More information is available at Connect with NRG on Facebook, LinkedIn and follow us on Twitter @nrgenergy.

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:

  • Recognizes safety hazards and follows safety guidelines for personal protection, protection of fellow workers and the protection of the public
  • Knowledgeable of environmental rules and regulations, and effectively apply them to all work situations
  • Install, calibrate, test, troubleshoot, and maintain protective relays, computers, metering, monitoring, and control systems on boilers, turbines, generators, and plant auxiliary equipment. In the shop, the location includes performing benchwork and component troubleshooting
  • Reads, and interprets electric generating plants P&ID’s and CWD’s to locate, identify, troubleshoot, and repair plant systems, interlocks, etc
  • Uses test equipment (oscilloscopes, multi-meters electronic bridges, loop calibrators) and hand tools (i.e. drills, screwdrivers) as necessary to troubleshoot and maintain devices and systems for the power plant
  • Completes all written and electronic records ( i.e. work orders, calibration sheets, time cards, material requests) required to document the work in progress and as it is completed
  • Continually updates knowledge of plant systems and instrumentation
  • Makes decisions about how best to repair equipment and what resources (tools, time equipment) will be needed
  • Perform safety related duties such as accepting work authorizations, hot work permits, confined space entry permits, etc


Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/GED OR Associate Degree in instrumentation, engineering, or a related technical discipline


  • Four years military experience in electronics repair and calibration
  • Successful applicant must receive a rating of “recommended” on the NRG Pre-Employment Skills Assessment test.
  • Valid Driver’s License required

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.

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