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Technician Instrument & Controls

Company Name:
NRG Energy
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
Summary:
Perform repairs, installations, test, trouble shoot, preventive and corrective maintenance on a variety of electrical equipment in an electrical generating power plant in a safe manner compliant to environmental regulations and reliability standards.
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.
Installs, maintains, tests, inspects, and repairs generating station electrical equipment such as AC/DC motors, transformers, generators, motor control centers, high voltage switchgear and UPS system.
Replaces, tests, troubleshoots, repairs and maintains power plant instruments and controls of temperature, combustion, fuel air, water treatment, relay computer data log into computer controls, PLC and distributed control system and other miscellaneous power plant equipment.
Perform routine and complex maintenance work on a variety of instrumentation and control devices.
Involved in testing, training and matters related to NERC.
Understand the function and be able to perform troubleshooting and maintenance on complex digital control systems such as the Bailey DCS and the continuous emission monitoring and data acquisition system.
Reading, interpreting, and utilizing mechanical and electrical single line diagrams.
Assist in the implementation and upkeep on the overall preventative maintenance and spare parts inventory tracking system.
Maintain logs and/or records of problems, repairs, and downtime as required.
Make adjustments to equipment, as required, for maintaining safe and efficient operation of the entire Facility.
Works with Maintenance Operators as a job leader and to teach proper, safe use of tools and maintenance procedures.
Work without direct supervision while carrying out duties.
Perform preventive and minor maintenance of various plant equipment.
Meet Physical requirements of the job such as perform tasks while standing, walking, climbing and squatting.
Work with extended reach above head and in front of body and lift 50 pounds and carry while walking distances up to 10 feet.
Qualifications:
Have necessary skills and adequate electrical and/or instrument and control maintenance experience in the repair, inspection, and maintenance of related power plant equipment and instrumentation including inspection, preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, diagnostics and repair.
Education:
Two years technical training at an accredited university or technical institute and three years' experience in a related field or a minimum of seven years' experience in a related field.High School Diploma/GED 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/Vet/Disability
Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.
Official description on file with Human Resources

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