Title:  Sr Plant Manager - Power Generation Plant (Utilities)

Date:  Oct 5, 2021
Legal Entity:  Entergy Louisiana, LLC
Description: 

Posting End Date: 10/19/2021 

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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 now splitting atoms, harnessing sunlight and using abundant, clean and efficient natural gas.

 

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, 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. 

 

Entergy’s Power Generation group operates a fleet of more than 30 owned, leased, or operated natural gas, coal, oil hydro and petroleum coke plants, with total engineering capacity of over 18,500 megawatts and is building or acquiring more than 3,000 megawatts of new natural gas generation to join its 30,000 megawatts of nuclear, natural gas, coal, oil, hydroelectric and solar facilities.

 

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE:

Manage and oversees the daily operations of a power plant.  Meets system load requirements and monitors operations for efficiency and safety ensuring that all applicable regulatory requirements are followed.  Leads and directs the work of others.  Oversees technical staff, such as maintenance or engineering, and hires and trains personnel.  Relies on extensive experience and judgement to plan and accomplish goals.  Responsible for reliability, safety, compliance, and the financial performance at assigned location..


JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supervise plant operations, maintenance, repair, or testing activities.
  • Prepare and manage plant budgets.
  • Implement processes to ensure maximum asset utilization.
  • Support management activities including hiring, conducting performance reviews, and coordinating and scheduling work.
  • Monitor the operating status of plant(s) by observing control system parameters, distributed control systems, switchboard gauges, or other indicators.
  • Continuously monitor performance results against financial and operational goals.
  • Supervise operations or maintenance employees in the production of power from natural gas, coal, oil or hydro.


 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Minimum education required of the position

  • College or university degree in related field or the equivalent work experience.


Minimum experience required of the position

  • At least 8 years experience.
  • Power plant operations & maintenance experience.


Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

  • Experienced Project or Plant Manager with excellent leadership skills.
  • In-depth experience in operating a power plant.


Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position

  • None

 

 

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Primary Location: Louisiana-Westwego
Job Function: Power Plant Operations
FLSA Status: Professional
Relocation Option: Level I
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 104039
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.


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