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NRG Energy, Inc. DOD Skillbridge - Instrumentation & Electrical Technician Trainee in Abernathy, Texas

At NRG, we’re bringing the power of energy to people and organizations by putting customers at the center of everything we do. We generate electricity and provide energy solutions and natural gas to millions of customers through our diverse portfolio of retail brands. A Fortune 500 company, operating in the United States and Canada, NRG delivers innovative solutions while advocating for competitive energy markets and customer choice, working towards a sustainable energy future. More information is available at www.nrg.com . Connect with NRG on Facebook, LinkedIn and follow us on Twitter @nrgenergy.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Follow safety procedures and safe working practices to maintain a safe working environment.

  • Perform safety related duties such as accepting work authorizations, hot work permits, confined space entry permits, etc.

  • Service, calibrate, troubleshoot and repair automated control systems, continuous emission monitors, plant instrumentation and electrical equipment up to 230kV.

  • Maintain drawings, specifications, test logs, and other records.

  • Research equipment manuals and requisition repair parts.

  • Read, write and understand logbooks, work orders, procedures, time sheets, expense reports, requisitions, and other documentation as required.

  • Operate company vehicles including trucks, forklifts and other mobile equipment.

  • Perform plant housekeeping functions

  • Perform other duties as directed.

  • Work rotating or alternate shift schedule and overtime as required.

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent.

  • Must have 2 years formal training in electronics, instrumentation, engineering or related technical discipline,

OR

  • 2 years military experience in electronics repair & calibration substituted for formal training

  • Successful candidates must receive a rating of Recommended on the NRG Pre-employment Assessment test.

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

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

EEO 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 Resources

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