Entergy Team Leader, Plant Assets - Power Generation in Forrest City, Arkansas
Team Leader, Plant Assets - Power Generation
Date: Jan 20, 2023
Location: El Dorado, Arkansas, United States
Posting End Date:
Work Place Flexibility: Onsite
Legal Entity: Entergy Arkansas, 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 splitting atoms, harnessing sunlight, and using abundant, clean and efficient natural gas. We are leading the clean energy transformation for the utility industry and continue to explore alternative technologies.
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, cleaner, and 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. We’ve committed over the next three decades to reduce our carbon emissions from our operations to net-zero by 2050.
Entergy’s Power Generation group operates a fleet of more than 30 owned, leased, or operated natural gas, coal, oil hydro, solar and petroleum coke plants, with a total engineering capacity exceeding 20,000 megawatts. Entergy continues to build or acquire megawatts from new hydrogen capable natural gas units, solar, wind and other technologies complement its existing megawatts of nuclear, natural gas, coal, oil, hydroelectric, and solar facilities.
The Plant Assets Team Leader reports directly to the Plant Manager. They direct, lead, and supervise a team of operations personnel in a cross-functional multi-craft, multi-skilled plant environment at a Natural Gas fired power plant, while sharing responsibility for its safe, efficient, and reliable operation.
Direct and develop operations standards while championing Conduct of Operations. Direct and develop operations personnel. Identify negative trends creating safety, compliance, and reliability risk and develop mitigating actions to prevent negative events. Develop strategic goals to align plant performance with organizational Key Results.
Provides direction to operations personnel in support of the operations program, schedule resources, and manages staffing issues
Responsible for safety, compliance, reliability, investment strategy, performance monitoring and all other operating aspects of plant
Provides leadership for and the development of direct reports to embrace a culture of strong fundamentals of power plant operation and maintenance
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
Ranks and prioritizes safety, compliance, reliability, and financial risks using data analysis and historical and predictive maintenance information from both internal and external industry sources to support budget/project development, cost control for short range work plans, long range strategic planning, and execution of projects.
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
Performance is measured by OEI and Key Results Measures of Success
Demonstrates safety leadership as evidenced by effective coaching interactions logged in ILS/CCGC/HMO
Budget Management for site to achieve Net-zero impact in current year while achieving Power Generation targets in current year and 5-year plan
Leadership of assigned teams with positive outcomes in projects, initiatives, and assignments
Meaningful development plans for direct reports
High school diploma or equivalent
Bachelor's degree in a technical field such as engineering or equivalent work experience (e.g. 10 years of power plant experience with at least 5 years of power plant maintenance experience)
Without technical degree: At least 10 years of power plant experience with at least 5 years of power plant maintenance experience
With technical degree: At least 5 years of power plant maintenance experience
Supervisory or other leadership experience
Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
History of strong accountability for results
Knowledge of power plant operating and maintenance practices, equipment maintenance strategies, lockout /tag out and other safety procedures
Demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with contractors and outside agencies
Possess excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to work effectively with the Microsoft Office suite of applications, and to learn new applications as appropriate
Ability to build a strong team through demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills
Ability to actively engage subordinates and other plant personnel to strive for operational and maintenance excellence
Proven analytical and problem-solving skills
Any Certificates, Licenses, etc.:
Please Note: We are posting for two open positions at the same job location.
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Job Function : Professional
FLSA Status : Professional
Relocation Option: Level II
Union description/code : NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings : 2
Req ID: 110411
Travel Percentage :Up to 25%
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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.
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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.
Entergy Pay Transparency Policy Statement: The Entergy System of Companies (the Company) will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c). Equal Opportunity (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/manual/fccm/2l-equal-opportunity-clauses-and-other-requirements/2l00-equal-opportunity) and Pay Transparency (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/OFCCP/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf) .
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The non-confidential portions of the affirmative action program for individuals with disabilities and protected veterans shall be available for inspection upon request by any employee or applicant for employment. Please contact HRCompliance@entergy.com to schedule a time to review the affirmative action plan during regular office hours.
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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