Entergy Team Leader, Power Plant Assets in Westwego, Louisiana

Team Leader, Power Plant Assets

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Date: Jul 6, 2018

Location: Westwego, LA, US

Company: Entergy

Job Summary/Purpose :

The Team Leader reports directly to the Plant Manager and directs, leads, and supervises a team of operations personnel in a cross-functional multi-craft, multi-skilled plant environment at a Super Critical Gas Power Plantwho share responsibility for its safe, efficient, and reliable operation. This position champions employee and contractor safety programs, drives continuous improvement in plant operations and maintenance and actively participates in budget development and the effective management of allocated financial resources. This position effectively manages operational and maintenance issues to support system needs, evaluates performance of and develops direct reports, maintains high standards of diversity and inclusion, ethics and integrity, and drives continuous improvement by serving as a champion of change.

Job Duties/Responsibilities :

  • Responsible for safety, compliance, budgeting, reliability, and all other aspects of plant operations

  • Provides direction to operational/maintenance personnel, schedules shift resources, and manages staffing issues

  • Provides leadership for and the development of direct reports in order to embrace a culture of strong fundamentals of operation and maintenance

  • Embraces human performance improvement initiatives

  • Assures that plant operations/maintenance personnel comply with safe work practices and processes, comply with plant procedures, and efficiently and effectively operate and maintain the plant equipment

  • Develops procedures, checklists, and performance measures to monitor process controls to ensure that all operations, maintenance, and regulatory requirements are fulfilled within staff

  • Develops, implements, and maintains a high standard of performance through the use of operational procedures, operations rounds/trending, shift turnover, protection system functionality, water chemistry, system descriptions, maintenance procedures, etc.

  • Develops and maintains strong relationships with internal and external interfaces and key strategic alliance partners

  • Maintains an awareness of the latest industry research and practical application to drive continuous improvement

  • Provides and supports budget/project development and cost control for short range work plans and long range strategic planning

  • Prepares and manages budget in assigned areas to leverage our financial process to manage deviations from the approved annual budget

  • Initiates and provides leadership in respect to contract management/contractor oversight for routine and outage work

  • Evaluates and champions gap closure actions that are consistent with the company's overall business strategy

Minimum Requirements :

Minimum education required of the position

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Desired: Bachelor's degree in a technical field such as Engineering or equivalent work experience (e.g.10 yrs of power plant experience)

Minimum experience required of the position

  • With technical degree: 5 years of Power Plant Operations/Maintenance or Engineering experience

  • Without degree: 10 years of power plant experience

  • Desired: Experience with Super Critical Gas power plants

  • Desired: Candidates with prior supervisory or other leadership experience

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

  • Extensive knowledge of power plant operating and maintenance practices, equipment maintenance strategies,lock out /tagout or Tagging Procedure and other safety procedures

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with contractors and outside agencies

  • Demonstrated ability to actively engage subordinates and other plant personnel to strive for operational excellence.

  • Proven analytical and problem solving skills

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization

  • Ability to quickly and accurately address complex problems using creative solutions

  • History of strong accountability for results

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Primary Location: Louisiana-Westwego

Job Function :Power Plant Operations

FLSA Status :Professional

Relocation Option: Approved in accordance with the Entergy guidelines

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1

Req ID: 80702

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

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Nearest Major Market: New Orleans

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