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NRG Energy, Inc. Startup Technician in Frederick, Maryland

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 . Connect with NRG on Facebook, LinkedIn and follow us on Twitter @nrgenergy.

Job Summary:

The Start Up Technician will perform start up and repair of heating, air conditioning, ventilation and refrigeration equipment, as well as other products in accordance with company requirements and manufacturer specifications for our Residential New Construction Team.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities* :

  • Performs start up of heating, air conditioning, ventilation and refrigeration equipment, as well as other products in accordance with company requirements and manufacture specifications.

  • Tests systems to ensure proper functioning.

  • Identifies any issues and follows-up with required repair to ensure all relevant components are working correctly to ensure compliance.

  • Completes all paperwork in a neat, accurate, thorough and timely manner.

  • Communicates to office and/or management regarding any additional work or issues that may require change order or adjustment.

  • Follows all company policies and procedures, including but not limited to safety

  • Other duties as assigned.

* Duties may vary by location.

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Mechanical aptitude required

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

  • Must be able to communicate in English effectively, both verbally and in writing

  • Beginner computing skills and able to use a computer, laptop or tablet.

  • Basic proficiency in navigating the internet and email software such as Microsoft Outlook

  • Valid driver's license required

  • Ability to work overtime with little notice; weekend hours may occasionally be required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • HVAC trade school certification

  • 1-2 years’ experience in construction, HVAC or related experience

  • EPA Certification

Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Willingness to learn and be a part of a team

  • Positive attitude and a team player

  • Ability to build positive relationships with customers, both internal and external

  • Willingness and ability to work collaboratively with all levels of the organization.

  • Safety mindset and acceptance of a safety culture

Working Conditions:

  • Majority of work will take place at construction sites. Minimal time spent in an office environment.

  • Travel by vehicle to and from work locations

  • Regularly exposed to construction environments involving equipment, elevated work areas, confined spaces, noise, dust, hazardous materials and odors

  • Comfortable working both indoors and outdoors, exposed to all weather conditions (including heat, rain, cold and wind) while wearing appropriate PPE

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to drive and operate a motorized passenger vehicle or forklift

  • Must be able to lift/move up to 50 pounds frequently

  • Frequently performs tasks requiring climbing, bending at the waist, crawling, kneeling, crouching

  • Must be able to work at heights, climb ladders and stairways, and occasionally work on platforms/scaffolding (using the appropriate fall protection requirements)

  • Must be able to wear required personal protective equipment (PPE) including but not limited to hard hat, safety glasses, ear plugs, masks/respirators, reflective safety vests, gloves and safety toe, construction-grade work boots

  • Must be able to adhere to long periods of standing, walking or sitting

  • Ability to hear, understand and distinguish speech and/or other sounds to operate phones or other equipment safely.

  • With natural or corrected vision, able to see and focus for close, distance, peripheral vision with normal depth perception

  • Ability to express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken word to impart oral information to others

  • Ability to enter text or data into a computer by means of a traditional keyboard or 10-key numeric keypad

  • Must be able to use arms and hands to reach overhead, signal, grab, hold, lift, turn, push and pull objects and tools

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.

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