Entergy Team Leader, Plant Assets - Power Generation Plant in Killona, Louisiana
Team Leader, Plant Assets - Power Generation Plant
Date: Feb 15, 2021
Legal Entity: Entergy Louisiana, LLC
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.
The Asset Team Leader reports directly to the Plant Manager and directs, leads, and supervises a team of operations/maintenance personnel in a cross-functional multi-craft, multi-skilled plant environment at a combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) power plant who share responsibility for its safe, efficient, and reliable operation. The position's primary responsibility will be to provide operational and maintenance excellance in one of three areas: gas turbine/heat recovery steam generator(HRSG), steam turbine or balance of plant(BOP). This position effectively manages operational and maintenance issues in their assigned areas to support system needs, evaluates performance of and develops direct reports, maintains high standards of diversity and inclusion, ethics and integrity, and drives continuous improvement by serving as a champion of change.
Responsible for safety, compliance, budgeting, reliability, and all other aspects of assigned area of plant (either gas turbine/HRSG, steam turbine or balance of plant areas). 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
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.
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
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
Initiates and provides leadership in respect to contract management/contractor oversight for routine and outage work
Evaluates and champions gap closure actions that are consistent with the company's overall business strategy
Minimum education required of the position
High school diploma or equivalent
Bachelor's degree in technical field, such as engineering
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
Experience with CCGT components and equipment and familiarity with instrumentation & controls
Ability to operate a power plant with knowledge of Unit Control Board
Minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities required of the position
Possess excellent oral and written communications skills as well as computer skills
Has the ability to build a strong team through leadership and interpersonal skills
Has the ability to actively engage subordinates and other plant personnel to strive for operational and maintenance excellence
Has proven analytical and problem solving skills
Has a history of strong accountability for results
Any certificates, licenses, etc. required of the position
Primary Location: Louisiana-Killona
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: 101596
Travel Percentage :Up to 25%
An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please clickhere (https://jobs.entergy.com/content/EEO/?locale=en_US) to view the full statement.
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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