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Cleco Power Plant E&I Technician in Eunice, Louisiana

We’re committed to being the clean energy leader in Louisiana. By investing in renewables like solar and utilizing carbon capture and sequestration technology to make our air cleaner, we’re in this for the long haul, because our state and future generations depend on it. Come be a part of our journey at Cleco where we're Energizing Your Tomorrow.

The Power Plant E&I Technician II is an experienced technician that installs, services, troubleshoots, and performs preventive and predictive maintenance functions on electric generation power plant equipment. This includes plant lighting equipment and receptacle circuits, motors, starters, motor control centers, programmable controllers, instrumentation, control panels, electrical control systems and transformers. Responsible for the interpretation of Electrical and Instrumentation practices, failure analysis, and repair of power plant electrical equipment and instrumentation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Champions a corporate culture that emphasizes transparency, integrity, safety, environmental responsibility, employee development, diversity and inclusion, customer service, and operational excellence.

  • Diagnoses complex Electrical and Instrumentation problems involved with the operation of a Power Plant. Recommends, directs and performs corrective action to maximize plant reliability and performance.

  • Performs preventative maintenance, inspections, overhauls and upgrades on Electrical and Instrumentation related equipment to avoid unscheduled downtime.

  • Uses the SAP system to provide, evaluate and maintain concise maintenance and equipment records to achieve an accurate historical account for future references.

  • Utilizes electrical and instrumentation knowledge, standards, procedures, and processes to provide recommendations for process improvements, as necessary.

  • Provide communication to their supervisor to provide status updates on project activities, and identify risks in delivery or resourcing needs.

  • Be proactive in individual development, including training and performance plan development.


Required Education, Skills & Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent with related technical training or apprenticeship

  • 3-5+ years of related experience

  • Step progression levels based on skill proficiency and scope of job.

  • Business acumen pertaining to the Utility industry

  • Strong knowledge of leading practices for their area of expertise

  • Planning and project management skills

  • Willingness and ability to learn new technologies on the job

  • Proficient at functioning effectively within a team environment, present ideas and opinions in a respective and collegial manner

  • Progression to this level is strictly restricted based on critical individual capabilities and business requirements

Key Competencies


  • Balances stakeholders

  • Builds effective teams

  • Business insight

  • Communicates effectively

  • Courage

  • Demonstrates self-awareness

  • Drives Results

  • Drives Vision and Purpose

  • Ensures Accountability

  • Instills trust

  • Nimble learning

  • Plans and Aligns

  • Safety

  • Strategic mindset


  • Analytical skills

  • Compliance

  • Plant Equipment Utilization

  • Plant Operations

  • Operations Quality

  • Operations Resource Management

  • Operations Risk Management

May perform other duties as assigned.

Cleco Corporate Holdings LLC is a regional energy holding company that conducts its business operations through its primary subsidiary, Cleco Power. Headquartered in Pineville, Louisiana, and in business since 1935, the company has approximately 1,200 employees.

Cleco Power

Cleco Power is a regulated electric utility that owns 8 generating units with a rated capacity of 2,676 megawatts and operates 946 megawatts on behalf of its generation partners. Assets also includes 1,386 miles of transmission lines and approximately 12,228 miles of distribution lines.

Cleco Power uses multiple generating sources and multiple fuels to serve approximately 295,000 customers in 24 of Louisiana's parishes through its retail business and supplies wholesale power in Louisiana.

Parishes served include Acadia, Allen, Avoyelles, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Catahoula, DeSoto, Evangeline, Grant, Iberia, Jefferson Davis, LaSalle, Natchitoches, Rapides, Red River, Sabine, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Vermilion, Vernon and Washington.