NRG Energy, Inc. PLANT MANAGER in Denver City, Texas

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Purpose:Responsible for all aspects of Plant Operation and Maintenance, including P&L responsibility. Responsible for maintaining a competent, well trained staff. Responsible for plant safety, training, environmental compliance, policy administration and has purchasing authority for required materials andservices. Maintain good relationship with customers and the community. Responsible for supporting and executing Gas Plant Strategy in a dynamicfinancial climate.

Mustang Station, located near Denver City, Texas, includes a combined cycle facility comprised of two GE 7FA combustion turbine generators and anAlstom steam turbine generator. The facility also includes three GE 7FA combustion turbine generators that operate as simple cycle units. Thecombinedcycle facility started operating in 2000 and the three simple cycle turbines started operating in 2006, 2007,and 2013, respectively.

This facility is owned by Goldenspread and is operated under an O&M agreement with NRG Energy Services Group.

Responsibilities:

  • Supports and emphasizes importance of safety and environmental programs and ensures regulatory compliance

  • Promotes productivity and teamwork with open communication, timely decision making, and use of leadership skills to set high standards of performance, while providing the direction necessary to achieve performance

  • Promotes and supports the development of technical leadership and business skills of employees to carry out responsibilities in a competitive environment

  • Responsible for matrix communications to NRG management and site owners

  • Provides regular feedback to employees on their performance to allow them to capitalize on their strengths and focus on opportunities for improvement

  • Creates and supports an organizational culture that encourages and rewards employee involvement, innovative thinking, adaptation to change, responsible risk taking, customer focus, and continuous improvement

  • Formulates appropriate strategies which support the overall NRG strategy and manages development, implementation and execution of assigned area goals, objectives, and initiatives

  • Manages all business aspects of assigned area to maximize competitive position of the plant including operational performance, staff development and cost management

  • Reviews organizational performance with constituents and addresses opportunities for improvement on a regular basis

  • Manages, as necessary, the evaluation and selection of external service providers.

  • Manages work performed by external service providers in support of organizational objectives and responsibilities

  • Assigns work and holds employees accountable for their performance

  • Develops and maintains professional relationships with organizations external to the plant

  • Ensures that appropriate technical expertise related to assigned area of responsibility is available and provided to constituents in a timely manner.

  • Manages development and execution of appropriate standards, guidelines, programs, and procedures within assigned area of responsibility

  • Uses and maintains technical and professional knowledge, shares that knowledge with others, and recognizes/applies new technology in a cost effective manner

  • Obtains and applies knowledge of competitive business practices in daily work activities and decision making

  • Seeks and understands the organizational needs and focuses on meeting and exceeding these requirements

  • Anticipates, accepts and successfully implements necessary changes in the organization and adapts to meet the new requirements

  • Ensure a safe and environmentally compliant workplace

  • Willing to accept accountability for own decisions, performance, and behavior, as well as the performance of assigned staff

  • Must be able to effectively interface with regulatory, political, business, civic and public representatives consistent with NRG corporate objectives

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of Bachelors degree in an Engineering or related technical discipline, and 10 years of power plant experience in a related technical field (specifically candidates that have held one of the following roles:Plant Manager, Ops Manager, Engineering/Technical Manager, or Maintenance Manager in power generation) ; or a minimum of 14 years of power plant experience in a related technical field (specifically candidates that have held one of the following roles:Plant Manager, Ops Manager, Engineering/Technical Manager, or Maintenance Manager in power generation)

  • MBA preferred

  • Demonstrated record of successfully leading/supervising employees in a manufacturing plant environment

  • Knowledge of Human Resources and Employee Relations

Competencies

  • In addition to the NRG STIVE Values and behavioral competencies, demonstrates the following:

  • Uses and maintains technical and professional knowledge, shares that knowledge with others, and recognizes/applies new technology in a cost effective manner

  • Obtains and applies knowledge of competitive business practices in daily work activities and decision making

  • Seeks and understands the customer/client s needs and focuses on meeting and exceeding their expectations

  • Anticipates and accepts changes in the organization and adapts to meet the new requirements

  • Committed to making the workplace safe and environmentally sound

  • Willing to accept accountability for own decisions, performance, and behavior, as well as the performance of assigned employees

Working Conditions

  • Normal office environment and/or power plant environment.

  • Requires operation of a motor vehicle; valid state Driver s License.

  • Work overtime and non-standard working hours as required

  • Requires occasional travel outside service area

  • Occasionally 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/Disability

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Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

Official description on file with Human Resources