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Cleco Spvr-Fuel Handling (Cajun) in New Roads, Louisiana

Depending on the volume of applications, this position may close to external applicants before the job posting end date expires.


The Supervisor – Fuel Handling is a front line supervisor responsible for executing power plant fuel handling activities by motivating and leading a competent team of fuel handling personnel. Hires, develops and promotes personnel in accordance with the needs and objectives of the facility and the company. Supervises fuel handling personnel to ensure proper fuel handling operation and maintenance per industry best practices to optimize fuel delivery and storage. Works closely with plant operations and maintenance supervision to cultivate and maintain a facility wide team atmosphere.

Key Responsibilities

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

  • Operates and maintains all fuel handling equipment in a safe and reliable manner to efficiently provide fuel delivery and storage to meet generating unit dispatch goals.

  • Leads assigned personnel in the efficient delivery and storage of fuel to a generating unit in order to meet all dispatch requirements.

  • Supervises fuel handling maintenance activities that lead to reliable equipment operation for optimal fuel delivery and storage.

  • Monitors and leads the fuel handling operating efforts in a manner that is environmentally responsible, consistent with plant, division and corporate goals.

  • Input daily Fuels receipts into tracking software to maintain accurate inventory levels

  • Develops and manages O&M and Capital Budgets to meet work group and plant financial goals and targets

  • Leverage maintenance management system (SAP) to ensure that maintenance activities are prioritized, scheduled and performed in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

  • Monitor fuel handling KPIs to ensure acceptable performance and take corrective action as necessary.

  • Provides orientation and training for new team members and gives feedback and coaching as needed to improve employee performance.

  • Provides immediate supervision to fuel handling team in accomplishing the needed tasks to provide fuel and storage for an electrical generation unit or facility.

  • Interacts with team and others in an approachable manner and has the ability to understand and influence others.

  • Decisions impact the immediate area of responsibility and are governed by fuel handling standards and work routines that encourage the use of employee initiative.

  • Considers potential fuel handling impacts beyond the immediate problem, and accomplishes work with minimal supervision.

Key Competencies

  • Safety

  • Communicates effectively

  • Plans and Aligns

  • Strategic mindset

  • Drives results

  • Ensures Accountability

  • Compliance


  • High School Diploma or equivalent with two years technical training or equivalent

  • 5+ years of related experience

  • 2+ years people management experience, preferred

  • Experience and ability to lead staff across projects towards a common vision

  • Knowledge of standard business practices and professionalism

  • Ability to interact with all levels of employees to address difficult issues

  • Ability to manage high workloads and conflicting priorities

  • Ability to operate effectively and proactively with an employee centric mindset

  • Detailed-oriented and high work standards in support of seamless execution

  • Act decisively while thinking strategically

  • Drive issues to resolution while maintaining an atmosphere of collaboration

  • Thrive on working in a team and supporting others to achieve goals/targets

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.