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Entergy Team Leader, Plant Assets in Willis, Texas

Team Leader, Plant Assets

Date: Nov 20, 2023

Location: Willis, Texas, United States

Company: Entergy

Posting End Date:

Work Place Flexibility: Onsite

Legal Entity: Entergy Texas, Inc.-GTX

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 Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) power plant who 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 Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) 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.


Functional Knowledge:

  • Requires understanding and application of procedures and concepts within own discipline and basic knowledge of other disciplines

Business Expertise:

  • Has knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others; is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market

Leadership :

  • Has formal supervisory responsibilities; sets priorities for and coaches employees to meet daily deadlines

Problem Solving :

  • Uses judgment to identify and resolve day-to-day technical and operational problems

  • Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective on existing solutions; exercises judgment based on the analysis of multiple sources of information


  • Impacts a range of customer, operational, project or service activities within own team and other related teams; works within broad guidelines and policies

Interpersonal Skills:

  • Explains difficult or sensitive information; works to build consensus

  • Uses tact and diplomacy to exchange information and handle sensitive issues


Primary Location: Texas-Willis Texas : Willis

Job Function : Power Plant Operations

FLSA Status : Professional

Relocation Option: Level II

Union description/code : NON BARGAINING UNIT

Number of Openings : 1

Req ID: 113410

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please clickhere ( to view the EEI page, or see statements below.

EEO Statement: The Entergy System of Companies provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The Entergy System of Companies complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

The Entergy System of Companies expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of the Entergy System of Company employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

Accessibility: Entergy provides reasonable accommodations for online applicants. Requests for a reasonable accommodation may be made orally or in writing by an applicant, employee, or third party on his or her behalf. If you are an individual with a disability and you are in need of an accommodation for the recruiting process please click here ( and provide your name, contact number, the accommodation requested and the requisition number that you are requesting the accommodation for. Employee Services will contact you regarding your request.

Additional Responsibilities: As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

Entergy Pay Transparency Policy Statement: The Entergy System of Companies (the Company) will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c). Equal Opportunity ( and Pay Transparency ( .

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The non-confidential portions of the affirmative action program for individuals with disabilities and protected veterans shall be available for inspection upon request by any employee or applicant for employment. Please contact to schedule a time to review the affirmative action plan during regular office hours.


As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

Please note: Authorization to work in the United States is a precondition to employment in this position. Entergy will not sponsor candidates for work visas for this position.

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