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Cleco Power Plant E&I Technician II in Lena, Louisiana

W e’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.

Primary Competencies

  • Builds effective teams

  • Communicates effectively

  • Demonstrates self-awareness

  • Ensures Accountability

  • Plans and Aligns

  • Strategic mindset

  • Drive vision and purpose

  • Safety​

  • Analytical skills

  • Compliance


Required Education, Skills & Experience

Note: You will be required to take the TECH exam for this position. EEI practice tests are located on; Careers, FAQ, Pre-employment Testing.

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

  • 3-5+ years of related experience

  • Business acumen pertaining to the Utility industry

  • Planning and project management skills

  • Willingness and ability to learn new technologies on the job

Cleco Corporate Holdings LLC is a regional energy holding company that conducts its business operations through two subsidiaries, Cleco Power and Cleco Cajun. Headquartered in Pineville, Louisiana, and in business since 1935, the company has almost 1,500 employees.

Cleco Power

Cleco Power is a regulated electric public utility that owns 10 generating units with a rated capacity of 3,360 megawatts, 1,335 miles of transmission lines and 12,152 miles of distribution lines. Cleco Power uses multiple generating sources and multiple fuels to serve approximately 290,000 customers in 24 of Louisiana's parishes through its retail business and supplies wholesale power in Louisiana and Mississippi. 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.

Cleco Cajun

Cleco Cajun is an unregulated utility company that owns 14 generating units with a rated capacity of 3,379 MWs and wholesale contracts serving nine Louisiana cooperatives, three wholesale municipal customers and one electric utility.