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8/25/2017
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Engineering
Team Leader- Ninemile Point
Entergy | Westwego, Louisiana
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Job Description

Primary Location: Louisiana-Westwego
Job Function: Power Plant
MRV Minimum Salary: $98,000.00
MRV Midpoint Salary: $125,000.00
FLSA Status: Professional
Relocation Option: Approved in accordance with the Entergy guidelines
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings: 2.00
Req ID: 73282
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%

 

**This posting will be for the Team Leader Plant Assets, Team Leader CRO, & Team Leader Maint positions at Ninemile Point**

Job Summary/Purpose

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Job Duties/Responsibilities- Team Leader Plant Assets

1. Responsible for safety, compliance, budgeting, reliability, and all other aspects of plant operations.  Provides direction to operational/maintenance personnel, schedules shift resources, and manages staffing issues. Provides leadership for and the development of direct reports in order to embrace a culture of strong fundamentals of operation and maintenance. Embraces human performance improvement initiatives.

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3.Develops and maintains strong relationships with internal and external interfaces and key strategic alliance partners.  Maintains an awareness of the latest industry research and practical application to drive continuous improvement.

4. Provides and supports budget/project development and cost control for short range work plans and long range strategic planning.  Prepares and manages budget in assigned areas to leverage our financial process to manage deviations from the approved annual budget.

5. Initiates and provides leadership  in respect to contract management/contractor oversight for routine and outage work.

6. Evaluates and champions gap closure actions that are consistent with the company's overall business strategy.

 

Job Duties/Responsibilities- Team Leader Control Room Ops

1. Responsible for safety, compliance, budgeting, reliability, and all other aspects of plant operations.  Provides direction to operational/maintenance personnel, schedules shift resources, and manages staffing issues. Provides leadership for and the development of direct reports in order to embrace a culture of strong fundamentals of operation and maintenance. Embraces human performance improvement initiatives.

2. Assures that plant operations/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 operations, maintenance, and regulatory requirements are fulfilled within staff. Develops, implements, and maintains a high standard of performance through the use of operational procedures, operations rounds/trending, shift turnover, protection system functionality, water chemistry, system descriptions, maintenance procedures, etc.

3. Works with system planning organization (SPO) to maximize plant production, schedule unit testing, schedule planned outages and communicate operational issues and forced outage return to service.  Develops and maintains strong relationships with internal and external interfaces and key strategic alliance partners.  Maintains an awareness of the latest industry research and practical application to drive continuous improvement.

4. Provides and supports budget/project development and cost control for short range work plans and long range strategic planning.  Prepares and manages budget in assigned areas to leverage our financial process to manage deviations from the approved annual budget.

5. Initiates and provides  leadership in respect to   in contract management/contractor oversight for routine and outage work.

6. Evaluates and champions gap closure actions that are consistent with the company's overall business strategy.

 

Job Duties/Responsibilities- Team Leader Maint

1. Responsible for safety, compliance, budgeting, reliability, and all other aspects of the maintenance program of the plant.  Provides direction to operational/maintenance personnel, schedules resources, and manages staffing issues. Provides leadership for and the development of direct reports in order to embrace a culture of strong fundamentals of operation and maintenance. Embraces human performance improvement initiatives. Assures that plant operations/maintenance personnel comply with safe work practices and processes, comply with plant procedures, and efficiently and effectively operate and maintain the plant equipment. 

2. Ranks and prioritizes reliability and financial risks using data analysis and historical and predictive maintenance information from both internal and external industry sources.  Works with Fleet Maintenance group in overseeing  long-range and detailed planning and execution of Fossil unit outage, including management of cost, schedule and safety processes for outage scope.

3. Responsible for preparing and planning near-term and strategic maintenance budget.  Provides and supports budget/project development and cost control for short range work plans and long range strategic planning.  Prepares and manages budget in assigned area to leverage the financial process to manage deviations from the approved annual budget.

4. Collaborates with Planning and Operations personnel and assigns resources to address emerging maintenance issues.  Initiates and provides leadership  in  respect to contract management/contractor oversight for routine and outage work.  Staffs and manages routine, planned, emergency, and reserve outages as well as assigned projects. Develops schedule and budget related to routine maintenance and planned outages.

5. Interfaces with other members of plant management team to drive resolution of key issues impacting business processes, budget, maintenance strategies, outage scope, schedule and costs for facilities.  Evaluates and champions gap closure actions that are consistent with the company's overall business strategy.  Leads site teams to identify and implement maintenance strategies and funding needs for equipment processes.

6. Develops and maintains strong relationships with internal and external interfaces and key strategic alliance partners.  Maintains an awareness of the latest industry research and practical application to drive continuous improvement.

 

Minimum Requirements

Minimum education required of the position

High school diplomaor equivalent.

Preference for candidate with a bachelor's degree in a technical field such as  engineering or  equivalent work experience (e.g. 10 yrs of power plant experience )

 

Minimum experience required of the position

With technical degree: 5 years of Power Plant Operations/Maintenance or engineering experience.

Without degree:  10 years of power plant experience.

Desired: Experience with gas fired power plants

Also prefer candidates with prior supervisory or other leadership experience.

 

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

Extensive knowledge of power plant operating and maintenance practices, equipment maintenance strategies,lock out /tagout orTagging Procedure and other safety procedures. Demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with contractors and outside agencies. Demonstrated ability to actively engage subordinates and other plant personnel to strive for operational excellence. Proven analytical and problem solving skills. Excellent communication skills and ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization. Ability to quickly and accurately address complex problems using creative solutions. Has a history of strong accountability for results.

 

EEO Statement: The Entergy System of Companies provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The Entergy System of Companies complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

The Entergy System of Companies expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of the Entergy System of Company employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

Entergy provides reasonable accommodations for online applicants. Requests for a reasonable accommodation may be made orally or in writing by an applicant, employee, or third party on his or her behalf.

 

Additional Responsibilities: 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.

 

Pre-employment Testing: One way that Entergy has found to identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs is through pre-employment testing. If this position does require an EEI test, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting. If you are invited to a test session, we strongly recommend you review and complete the practice test as well as review the testing brochure for your respective test.  The test brochure will give you critical information on the test such as time allocated and number of questions.  Also, keep in mind that the actual test is timed; you should practice timing yourself while doing the practice tests. The practice test information and test brochures can be located by going to the EEI website, http://www.eei.org/practicetests, Logon ID:  entergy, password:  practice test (2 words).

In addition to EEI testing there is also Fit-for-Duty testing which will identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs. If this position does require Fit-for-Duty testing, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting.

About Entergy

Entergy Corporation (Entergy) is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail electric distribution operations. It owns and operates power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatt of aggregate electric generating capacity. The Company is also a nuclear power generator in the United States. The Company operates in two business segments: Utility and Non-Utility Nuclear. In addition to its two primary, reportable, operating segments, Entergy also operates the non-nuclear wholesale assets business. The non-nuclear wholesale assets business sells to wholesale customers the electric power produced by power plants that it owns while it focuses on improving performance and exploring sales or restructuring opportunities for its power plants. As of December 31, 2009, Entergy delivered electricity to 2.7 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas.

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