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GenOn: MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN - ELECTRICAL

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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This position is governed by a local union contract.
Job Summary
The Maintenance Technician ? Electrical works independently and with other technicians to perform inspection and repairs. Responsible for planning and prioritizing work, inventories. Stages parts, instructs and trains, and follows established procedure to ensure safety. This position reports directly to the Lead Electrical Maintenance Technician and/or IC & Electrical Maintenance Supervisor.
Job Responsibilities
Performs equipment inspection, testing, calibration and repair.
Uses the SAP work management system
Communicates efforts with operations and other departments.
Adheres to Lock Out/Tag Out, confined space, and other safety procedures.
Maintains tools and equipment in good working order.
Responsible for housekeeping of his areas.
Maintains equipment records, specifications, instruction manuals, catalogs, etc.
Keeps up with technological advances and assists others to adapt to them
Minimum Requirements
High school diploma or GED Equivalent
Minimum of 3 years of a power plant or heavy industrial experience
Must hold a Massachusetts Journeyman Electrical license
Must be able to read and understand blueprints, schematics, P&ID's, instruction manuals, etc.
Must be able to work a rotating shift, including holidays and weekends and mandatory overtime.
Must be able to read, write and speak English
Preferred Qualifications
Associate's degree in Engineering
Massachusetts Stationary Engineer or another license
Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Demonstrated ability with PC programs, PLC's, control systems, ladder logic, etc.
Ability to take precise measurements, voltages, amperes, ohms, etc.
Working knowledge of control valves and operators of various designs.
Demonstrated ability in the use of Fluke meters, mega, deadweight tester, calibration, and diagnostic equipment, etc.
Working knowledge of pneumatics & hydraulics.
Demonstrated ability with switches, relays, breakers, motor starters, disconnects, etc.
Understand principles of predictive maintenance, (vibration analysis, thermography, oil sampling, etc.)
Working knowledge of materials, codes, pressure/temperature ratings, insulating properties.
Demonstrated interpersonal skills.
Ability to develop personal computer skills and varied applications, i.e. Microsoft Word, Outlook, and SAP.
Use and maintain tools and equipment.
Interpret and apply instructions, specification, blueprints, and procedures.
Ability to perform both indoor and outdoor tasks requiring continuous physical activity, sometimes of a strenuous and stressful nature
Ability to work in enclosed vessels or confined spaces.
Possess the appropriate body coordination to do the following for extended periods of time: climb ladders, bending, twisting, kneeling, crawling, pulling/pushing, lifting, standing, walking, and squatting.
Work on or around energized electrical equipment.
Work at elevated heights including scaffolding.
Ability to work alone in remote areas.
Ability to work in dark areas or areas with limited lighting.
Work at ambient temperatures ranging from very cold to very hot.
Work in areas that may be noisy and dirty.
Possess good hearing and vision.
Ability to wear a respirator and other job related personal protective equipment (PPE)
Behavioral Attributes
The candidate must abide by Canal's Code of Ethics, have the ability to build relationships, provide the highest level of customer service, exercise good judgment, and remain flexible.
Must be able to communicate effectively, achieve goals that promote Canal's best interest, work effectively as a team member, and accept challenges readily in a stressful environment.
The candidate must be able to manage multiple assignments at one time.
Be physically fit, alert and safety conscious.
Assists in "on the job training" of other employees to gain an understanding of the power plant cycle.
Wage Schedule
Position is located at NRG Canal, LLC in Sandwich, MA. Hourly rate is consistent with the wage schedule established by agreement between GenOn Energy Services, LLC and the Utility Workers' Union of America, Local #369
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
Official description on file with Human Resources.



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