Fossil Maintenance Planner - Power Plant

Entergy Redfield , AR 72132

Posted 1 week ago

At Entergy, we've been planning for the future for more than 100 years. We've experienced a lot of change, generating power first from sawdust to now splitting atoms, harnessing sunlight and using abundant, clean and efficient natural gas.

We are on the verge of a monumental technology convergence, where reality swiftly catches up to possibility. The utility of the future does much more than keep the lights on and the gas flowing. It's knowledgeable and skillful workforce will solve challenges and fuel a brighter, smarter, more prosperous future for everyone.

Having the lowest retail electricity rates of any utility in the United States drives economic growth within Entergy's region, a key ingredient to sustained growth for any utility. We also believe a diverse workforce committed to personal and professional growth is critical to our success. We place a high priority on developing talent to meet current and future needs, giving employees opportunities to grow their careers their way.

Entergy's Power Generation group operates a fleet of 28 active natural gas, coal, oil, hydroelectric and solar facilities with the capacity to generate more than 18,000 megawatts and is building nearly 3,000 megawatts of new natural gas generation to join its 30,000 megawatts of nuclear, natural gas, coal, oil, hydroelectric and solar facilities.

This position can be filled by a Fossil Maintenance Planner I, II or Sr., depending on experience.


Responsible for developing assigned work requests from 'Planning Required' to 'Ready to Schedule' status in AIMM. This process includes assessing the corrective action needed including job requirements for safety, environmental, unit status, parts, scaffolding and special support needs. This person will also develop contractor scopes of work, including generate contract requisitions, assist buyer in soliciting bids to support contractor maintenance planning and execution. This person may also be assigned 'Contract Manager' to oversee contract work when needed. He or she will be required to interface with stores in materials planning. Interfaces with Process Owners to develop maintenance strategies and preventive maintenance tasks that improves reliability and/or reduces cost.


  • Assures the availability of maintenance parts

  • Utilizes necessary resources to properly estimate time required to complete tasks to be planned

  • Optimizes the use of staging and kitting to maximize worker efficiency and productivity

  • Orders all needed materials for Work Requests and/or plant support needs

  • Participates in weekly schedule development meetings

  • Continually monitors and manages the backlog of work orders with proper estimates of tasks

  • Updates equipment and assessment documents on completion of the work

  • Closing out contracts and resolving invoice issues as needed

  • Participating in the accrual process as required

  • Participating in the budget development process

  • Manage/maintain plant vehicles

  • Manage and control inventory including SOX policies

  • Manage and control credit card use and reconciliation while following policies governing credit card use

  • Participate in outage planning and implementation

  • Conduct contractor safety orientations and oversee contractor activities

  • Provide contract administration when assigned

  • Be fully engaged in Plant Safety Committee


Minimum education required of the position:

  • High school diploma or equivalent work experience

Minimum experience required of the position:

  • Fossil Maint Planner I: 0 2 years of experience

  • Fossil Maint Planner II: 2 4 years of experience

  • Fossil Maint Planner Sr: at least 10 years of experience

  • Desired: Operations and/or Maintenance experience

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position:

  • Practical working knowledge of maintenance techniques of plant systems and components

  • Excellent Passport and AIMM skills

  • Experience in inventory control and management

  • Knowledge of CBO and RMP core processes

  • Good knowledge of Internet for researching parts, vendors, and suppliers

  • Experience in coordinating and managing multiple projects at the same time in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent oral and written skills

  • Desired:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (especially Excel)

  • Familiar with boiler code requirements

  • Willing to work outages, weekends, nights, and callouts, according to plant needs

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position:

  • None


Primary Location: Arkansas-Redfield

Job Function: Power Plant Operations

FLSA Status: Professional

Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered

Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings: 1

Req ID: 86033

Travel Percentage:Up to 25%

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the full statement.


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.

Nearest Major Market: Little Rock

Nearest Secondary Market: Pine Bluff

Job Segment: Power Plant, Nuclear, Power Plant Operator, HVAC, Contract Manager, Energy, Operations, Legal

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Fossil Maintenance Planner - Power Plant