Production Superintendent - Power Plant (Utilities)

Date: May 10, 2022

Location: Malvern, Arkansas, United States

Company: Entergy

Posting End Date: 05/24/2022 

Work Place Flexibility: Onsite 

 

At Entergy, we’ve been planning for the future for more than 100 years. We’ve experienced a lot of change, generating power first from sawdust to splitting atoms, harnessing sunlight, and using abundant, clean and efficient natural gas. We are leading the clean energy transformation for the utility industry and continue to explore alternative technologies.

 

We are on the verge of a monumental technology convergence, where reality swiftly catches up to possibility. The utility of the future does much more than keep the lights on and the gas flowing. It’s knowledgeable and skillful workforce will solve challenges and fuel a brighter, smarter, cleaner, and more prosperous future for everyone. 

 

Having the lowest retail electricity rates of any utility in the United States drives economic growth within Entergy’s region, a key ingredient to sustained growth for any utility. We also believe a diverse workforce committed to personal and professional growth is critical to our success. We place a high priority on developing talent to meet current and future needs, giving employees opportunities to grow their careers their way. We’ve committed over the next three decades to reduce our carbon emissions from our operations to net-zero by 2050.  

 

Entergy’s Power Generation group operates a fleet of more than 30 owned, leased, or operated natural gas, coal, oil hydro, solar and petroleum coke plants, with a total engineering capacity exceeding 20,000 megawatts. Entergy continues to build or acquire megawatts from new hydrogen capable natural gas units, solar, wind and other technologies complement its existing megawatts of nuclear, natural gas, coal, oil, hydroelectric, and solar facilities. 

 

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE:

Directs, plans and coordinates plant operation, maintenance, planning/scheduling, stores and staffing to meet site production needs. Manages day-to-day plant operations and maintenance planning and execution, champions employee and contractor safety programs, drives continuous improvement in plant operations and maintenance and actively participates in budget development and the effective management of allocated financial resources. Effectively manages operational issues to support system needs, evaluates performance of and develops direct reports and their subordinates, maintains high standards of diversity and inclusion, ethics and integrity, supports Entergy's Continuous Improvement program by serving as a champion of change and manages staff through effective hiring practices.

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides direct leadership and oversight of the conduct of operations and conduct of maintenance resources of the facility. Provides direction to operational and maintenance supervision, schedules shift resources and manages staffing issues. Provides leadership for and development of direct reports. Embraces human performance improvement initiative
  • Assures that plant operations and maintenance personnel comply with safe work practices and processes, comply with plant procedures and efficiently and effectively operate and maintain the plant equipment. Develops procedures, checklists and performance measures to monitor process controls to ensure that all regulatory requirements (Safety, NERC, SOX...etc.) are fulfilled within staff. Maintains operational procedures and system descriptions
  • Works with system planning organization to maximize plant production, schedules unit testing, schedules planned outages and communicates operational issues and forced outage return to service
  • Evaluates and champions gap closure actions that are consistent with the company's overall business strategy
  • Ensures plant resources achieve annual power generation goals and objectives
  • Develops and maintains strong relationships with internal and external interfaces and key strategic alliance partners. Proves ability to develop a productive working relationship with IBEW resulting in mutual trust, benefit and success (Applies to Contract Labor Union Bargaining Site)

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Minimum education required of the position:

  • High school diploma or equivalent work experience.
  • Preferred:
    • Bachelor's degree in Engineering

 

Minimum experience required of the position:

  • 5+ years of Power Plant Operations/Maintenance 

 

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position:

  • Should possess excellent oral, written and computer skills
  • Ability to build strong team through leadership and interpersonal skills is a must


Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position:

  • None

 

#LI-TM1

 

Primary Location: Arkansas-Malvern
Job Function: Power Plant Operations
FLSA Status: Professional
Relocation Option: Level II
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 106809
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the full statement.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:
As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

 

Please note: Authorization to work in the United States is a precondition to employment in this position. Entergy will not sponsor candidates for work visas for this position.


Job Segment: Utility, Power Plant, Engineer, Law, Power Plant Operator, Energy, Engineering, Legal