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DOD Skillbridge - Instrumentation & Electrical Technician Trainee

Company: NRG Energy, Inc.
Location: Staten Island
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Military service members and veterans are an important part of the NRG team, and reflective of our overall support of military hiring initiatives. We recognize military personnel bring valuable experience and attributes such as leadership, adaptability, a strong work ethic, integrity, and commitment. Here at NRG, we partner with diverse organizations to ensure we attract, recruit, and employ veterans as part of our workforce. Through our Patrol to Power program, NRG and the DOD help transitioning military personnel enter into the workforce and provide valuable experience and skills to the energy industry.

Job Summary:

Provide maintenance support to troubleshoot, calibrate, and maintain all instrumentation associated with the boiler, turbine, generator, and all auxiliary equipment for the plant.

Job 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 4 years formal training in electronics, instrumentation, engineering or related technical discipline


  • 4 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

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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

Keywords: NRG Energy, Inc., New York , DOD Skillbridge - Instrumentation & Electrical Technician Trainee, Other , Staten Island, New York

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