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Operations Manager

Company: NRG Energy
Location: Nipton
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Job Description:

As an NRG employee, we encourage you to think creatively and proactively about your career choices. Our work environment is dynamic and the career opportunities across our businesses offer variety and challenge. Providing career growth to our own employees is critical to our ongoing success--take charge of your career goals and empower your future!Job Summary: Manages all aspects of operations of a power plant to ensure safety, regulatory compliance, and efficiencyEssential Duties/Responsibilities:Responsible for all plant equipment and fuel handling operationsActively supports and emphasizes importance of safety and environmental programs and ensures regulatory compliance Promotes productivity and teamwork in Operations with open communication, timely decision making, and use of personal leadership skills to set high standards of performance (precision operations) while providing the direction necessary to achieve that performance Provides leadership in the lock out/tag out program in order to promote safe operations and maintenance Monitors plant and unit performance, conducts root cause analysis, and leads investigations to develop corrective actionsPrioritizes maintenance direction for optimal plant availability/operationCoordinates unit load scheduling, testing, status, outage plans and acts as primary interface with company marketing organization for reporting unit capabilitiesEnsures proper training is being provided to Plant Operators Manages the production budget for assigned plant and facilityProvides leadership, direction and feedback in the management of employee performance, discipline, morale and employee relations to Management employees and the Production TeamMaintains communications with other areas of the Company including Talent, EH&S, and Corporate Management Teams to coordinate activities and facilitate process improvement initiativesPerforms field inspections of job sites and work in progress Recognizes problems and is proactive in helping to resolve themAdministers and participates in the resolution of labor agreements and labor issuesCoordinates emergency response efforts (i.e., winter and summer readiness, freeze protection, integrated contingency plan, etc.) Manages activities associated with the staffing of the Production Department, which includes Operators and Coal Plant OperatorsDevelops and implements operational policies & procedures Able to fulfill the responsibilities of the Plant Manager position in their absence Working Conditions:Normal power plant and office environmentWork overtime and non-standard working hours as requiredRequires occasional travelMinimum Requirements: High School diploma or GED6 years of power plant experience or progressive business and/or engineering experience within a similar industryExperience leading/supervising employeesPreferred Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field Advanced Engineering or Technical DegreeAdditional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Strong organizational skills and capability of handling multiple projects simultaneouslyExcellent written and oral communication skillsStrong analytical skillsStrong strategic business sense and industry knowledge/experience. Microsoft Office SuiteInternet ExplorerPhysical Requirements:Requires standing, sitting, walking, kneeling, twisting, climbing stairs and ladders, and entering plant equipment to access, inspect, or collect data on plant equipment. Routinely requires wearing personal protective safety equipment (respirators, safety glasses, hard hat, appropriate footwear, ear plugs, etc.). May be required to work around rotating and energized equipment, hazardous materials and chemicals. Requires operation of a personal computer. Occasionally requires lifting as appropriate to perform duties and responsibilities. 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/DisabilityEEO is the Law Poster(The poster can be found at http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf)Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.Official description on file with Human ResourcesPDN-96816f97-efcf-4578-a23e-91c61fae32c8

Keywords: NRG Energy, Henderson , Operations Manager, Executive , Nipton, Nevada

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