Substation Tech II

Cleco
New Roads, LA
**Depending on the volume of applications, this position may close to external applicants before the job posting end date expires.**
**Substation Technician II**

The **Substation Technician II** is an experienced technician with knowledge and experience in the maintenance and calibration of electrical power transmission and distribution equipment. Responsible for the operation of computer-based test equipment to maintain, diagnose and correct problems with electrical power transmission and distribution related equipment. Proactively takes the initiative to identify existing and predictable hazards in the surroundings or working condition which are hazardous. Takes prompt corrective measure to eliminate and or mitigate them.

**Key Responsibilities**

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

+ Programs, calibrates, maintains and repairs electronic controls for Load Tap Changers (LTCs), regulators, reclosers and capacitor banks. Applies settings and/or performs functional testing for regulators, hydraulic reclosers and oil switches for Distribution Operations as per their request. Applies settings to relays and controls for electronic reclosers.

+ Studies, understands and practices all Safety rules, procedures and protocols associated with working safely as a Cleco employee.

+ Performs the installation, testing, maintenance and repair of high voltage circuit breakers and power transformers in transmission, distribution and generation stations. Operates Doble Power Factor tester, Vanguard Speed Trace analyzer, Parts per million (PPM) tester, Transformer Turns Ratio (TTR), Dissolved Gas Analysis (DGA), Megger and other test equipment.

+ Operates oil processing van. Maintains nitrogen systems, along with cooling equipment to assure proper transformer ratings. Operates SF-6 gas cart, maintains SF-6 gas levels in breakers and programs SF-6 gas density monitors.

+ Serves as a member of scheduled call-out team to ensure timely restoration of service. Diagnoses complex mechanical and electrical problems in order to restore service and increase reliability. Demonstrates knowledge and judgment that results in safe, efficient and timely restoration of service.

+ Performs annual substation checks in transmission and distribution substations. Takes accurate oil samples for quality assessment, breaker oil analysis (BOA) and tap changer activity signature analysis (TASA). Operates infrared thermography camera and provides computer generated reports for T&D personnel.

+ Maintains SAP Equipment Maintenance database used for keeping accurate and concise historical records of apparatus equipment on the Cleco system. Maintains accurate daily drivers log books in conjunction with CDL license requirements.

+ Installs, maintains and places mobile transformers in service in transmission and distribution substations, usually under emergency circumstances. Performs emergency repairs of substation power equipment for outside customers as needed to promote strategic goals of the corporation.

+ Supports Distribution Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (DSCADA) systems by installing, testing, and maintaining downline and substation Automation Equipment.

+ Performs switching in T&D stations and downline equipment for scheduled work and service restoration.

+ Supervises contractors commissioning apparatus equipment. Uses numerus computer software and SAP system to provide, evaluate and maintain concise maintenance and equipment records.

+ Assist entry-level staff within assigned project teams, leveraging technical experience to help to onboard them and in support of meeting project milestones.

+ Provide communication to their supervisor to provide status updates on work, and identify risks in delivery or resourcing needs.

+ Support senior staff to provide their manager with technical updates to Director level management on a regular basis.

+ Facilitates periodic training on apparatus equipment for Operations personnel.

**Qualifications**

**Required Education, Skills & Experience**

+ High School Diploma or equivalent

+ Two years vocational or technical training in Electrical Technology or related field preferred.

+ 3-5+ years of related experience

+ Step progression levels based on skill proficiency and scope of job.

+ Strong business acumen pertaining to the Utility industry

+ Strong planning and project management skills

+ Willingness and ability to learn new technologies on the job

+ Proficient at functioning effectively within a team environment, present ideas and opinions in a respective and collegial manner

+ Progression to this level is strictly restricted based on critical individual capabilities and business requirements; must be supported by market survey data.

+ Pass appropriate EEI Pre Employment Test

**Licenses and Certifications**

+ CDL license required within 6 months of employment

+ Certified forklift operator required within 6 months of employment

**Key Competencies**

**BEHAVIORAL**

+ Balances stakeholders

+ Builds effective teams

+ Business insight

+ Communicates effectively

+ Courage

+ Demonstrates self-awareness

+ Drives Results

+ Drives Vision and Purpose

+ Ensures Accountability

+ Instills trust

+ Nimble learning

+ Plans and Aligns

+ Safety

+ Strategic mindset

**TECHNICAL**

+ Analytical skills

+ Compliance

+ Equipment utilization

+ Transmission operations

+ Transmission operations quality

+ Transmission operations resource management

+ Transmission operations risk management

**To view competency definitions please refer to "Competency Framework Definitions-Proficiency Level Contributes Independently". Other behavioral competencies may become a priority based on the leadership situation.**

**This person would work out of the Alexandria location.**

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.

Accounts Payable Business Analyst

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

+ Support the planning, scheduling, execution, and monitoring of project-related tasks and ensure the completion of milestones meet/exceed expectations

+ Participate in the monthly Asset Management and Key Performance Indicator (KPI) Reporting Process which entails working with various departments to create reports, understand and review content for accuracy, completeness, and ensure timely submission of the report

+ Assist in innovation projects including, requirements gathering, business case development, technology selection, implementation, end user adoption, and governance of solutions developed in-house; ensure business expectations, goals and objectives are understood and met through these projects

+ Maintain strong internal relationships with business partners, team members, and senior management to effectively contribute to strategic decisions that require coordination across multiple business functions

+ Build strong cross-functionally partnerships (e.g., Supply Chain, Treasury) to conduct root cause analysis and end-to-end data analytics to identify data validation, process/system improvement, process documentation, and automation opportunities within Accounts Payable, Procure-to-Pay (P2P), Goods Receipt/Invoice Receipt (GR/IR), and Cash Management that drive accuracy, efficiency, and innovation

+ Responsible for self-development and continuous learning, to deliver successful project outcomes with a customer-centric approach

+ Conduct research on best practices, leading trends and new innovations in the accounts payable and utility industries and analyzes applicability to Cleco

Assist the Accounts Payable Manager with the development and implementation of appropriate metrics, processes to improve decision making, efficiency improvements, and drive continuous improvement of project/tasks; consider future implications beyond an immediate problem.

Stay up to date with all department software (e.g., SAP, Open Text) and use data and analytics to support continuous improvements to ensure system accuracy and efficiency; identify areas to automate routine manual tasks; and recommend business process revision to enhance/streamline current operations.
Qualifications:

+ Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, or related field, Master's degree preferred

+ 3+ years of related experience

+ Experience with financial systems (e.g., SAP, Open Text) preferred

+ Experience with Microsoft tools and applications required

+ Strong analytical, problem-solving, planning, and project management skills

+ Core knowledge of Finance principles, theories and concepts, and knowledge of related Local and Federal laws and regulations related to Accounts Payable

+ Strong organization skills and delivery of assignments in a timely manner

+ Strong interpersonal, communications, negotiation, writing, speaking, and active listening skills

+ Ability to prioritize tasks/assignments and deliver high-quality outcome

+ Willingness and ability to learn and champion new technologies on the job

+ Ability to exercise judgment with little direction/guidance but also knows when to escalate to the Transformation & Innovation Director

Proficient at functioning effectively within a team environment, present ideas, and opinions in a respective and collegial manner

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.

Cost of Svc&Tariffs Strategist

Cleco
Pineville, LA
**Depending on the volume of applications, this position may close to external applicants before the job posting end date expires.**
+ Champions a corporate culture that emphasizes transparency, integrity, safety, environmental

responsibility, employee development, diversity and inclusion, customer service, and operational

excellence.

+ Develops functionalization, classification and allocation of costs to customer classes, as well as for large individual customers

+ Evaluates and recommends alignment of revenue components including Customer, Demand, Energy, Reactive Power, etc. through rate design

+ Maintains differentiation between revenues collected through standard tariffs and revenue trackers

+ Leverages load research into sales and revenue forecasts

Provides support and expertise for all relevant regulatory and developmental company efforts.

Qualifications:

Bachelor's/ Master's degree in economics, statistics or engineering

7-9+ years of related experience

+ 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.

Mgr-Governmental Relations

Cleco
Mandeville, LA
**Depending on the volume of applications, this position may close to external applicants before the job posting end date expires.**
**Role Purpose**

Under the direction of the Vice President of Marketing and Government Relations, leads the government relations functions of Cleco's regulated business entity. In consultation with marketing, economic development, regulatory, corporate communications and leadership, plans and executes a comprehensive, proactive governmental relations strategy that advances Cleco's mission and load growth goals with local, regional, state and federal elected officials. More specifically, the manager of government relations is accountable for planning, leading and executing the Company's efforts directed at the United States Congress, Executive Branch Agencies, White House, state and local government, therefore, serving as the Company's principal liaison to elected officials at all levels. Serves as a highly-engaged and inspirational leader and manager of the Government Relations team. Responsible for the performance and development of the internal governmental and external lobbying teams within their functions.

**Key Responsibilities**

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

+ Serves as Cleco's government relations professional and representative leading the efforts of the Government Relations department and contractor lobbyists/consultants.

+ Works with Marketing and leadership to identify priority legislative and government relations issues for Cleco.

+ Responsible for Louisiana and Municipal franchise renewals, street lighting agreements and electric service agreements in coordination with the Marketing department.

+ Possesses and cultivates trusting and enduring relationships with elected officials and their staff, political appointees, senior civil servants, and key individuals in relevant private sector organizations.

+ Lead the development, execution and communication of Cleco's advocacy priorities to local, regional, state and national elected officials and staff.

+ Monitors legislation and policy activities, updates and advises Cleco leadership and staff about relevant policy proposals and actions, and works with Cleco staff to analyze potential impacts on the Company. Communicates with the Company to inform them of relevant governmental issues.

+ Coordinates the government relations strategy with other relevant stakeholders, including Cleco's leadership, state and national associations, government relations staff from other agencies and electric utility industry peers.

+ Lead and foster the growth of the Cleco Political Action Committee (CPAC) and manage operations and distribution of funds while maintaining compliance.

+ Use technology, data, and performance metrics to drive successful advocacy outcomes.

+ Support the effective, timely, and ongoing communication of Cleco's advocacy priorities to the Senior Management Team and stakeholders.

+ Develops materials in support of the Company's government relations agenda, such as talking points, legislative summaries, factsheets, testimony, reports, and letters.

+ Plans and implements events and other activities to support the Company's government relations goals, such as town halls, conferences, Company visits, and meetings

+ Responsible for developing and managing the Government Relations departmental budget.

**Qualifications**

**Required Education, Skills & Experience**

+ Master's / Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Communications, Public Affairs / Administration, Political Science, Law

+ 15 - 25+ years of professional work experience

+ 5- 10+ years of people management experience, preferred

+ Exceptional interpersonal and diplomatic skills, emotional intelligence, and judgement.

+ Inspirational and visionary leadership and management skills.

+ Strong desire and ability to lead and work on teams.

+ Exceptional oral and written communication skills.

+ Ability and desire to be a strong servant leader in support of Cleco Power's vision and strategy.

+ Exceptional skills and experience with preparing and giving presentations to groups of all sizes.

+ This level is based only on availability in approved org design/structure; strict adherence is required

**Licenses and Certifications**

+ State (executive, legislative, local) lobbyist registration with Louisiana Ethics Administration

+ Federal lobbyist registration, as needed

**This position is located in Baton Rouge, LA.**

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.

Auditor II

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

**Support the manager with audit activities including risk assessments, audit planning, and control assessments**

**Perform effective risk and control assessments; present audit findings and recommendations to improve governance, risk management, and control activities, as well as the efficiency and effectiveness of operations**

**Contribute to the development of audit objectives, plans, and scope by reviewing available information and conducting research; ensure compliance with Internal Audit applicable plans, policies, and standards;**

**Perform audits of moderately complex areas and processes, including regulatory compliance audits; prepare audit findings and recommendations to clearly communicate risks**
**Conduct special reviews, projects, and investigations as requested by the Manager**

**Complete audits timely and accurately; prepare and submit reports to Manager**

**Contribute innovative ideas and collaborate with Internal Audit Manager to develop and drive continuous improvement of Internal Audit service delivery and processes; identify and recommend opportunities for automation**

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

**Qualifications:**

**Bachelor's degree in Business Management, Information Systems, Finance, Accounting or related field**

**2+ years of related experience**

**Experience with financial systems/SAP preferred**

**Experience with Microsoft tools and applications required**

**Knowledge of leading practices in Internal Audit**

**Strong, problem-solving, planning, and project management skills**

**Willingness and ability to learn new technologies on the job**

**Proficient at functioning effectively within a team environment, present ideas and opinions in a respective and collegial manner**

**Strong customer focus and employee experience mindset**

**Progress towards certification as a CIA, CISA, or CPA preferred**

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.

Substation Technician II

Cleco
Pineville, LA
**Depending on the volume of applications, this position may close to external applicants before the job posting end date expires.**
**Substation Technician II**

The **Substation Technician II** is an experienced technician with knowledge and experience in the maintenance and calibration of electrical power transmission and distribution equipment. Responsible for the operation of computer-based test equipment to maintain, diagnose and correct problems with electrical power transmission and distribution related equipment. Proactively takes the initiative to identify existing and predictable hazards in the surroundings or working condition which are hazardous. Takes prompt corrective measure to eliminate and or mitigate them.

**Key Responsibilities**

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

+ Programs, calibrates, maintains and repairs electronic controls for Load Tap Changers (LTCs), regulators, reclosers and capacitor banks. Applies settings and/or performs functional testing for regulators, hydraulic reclosers and oil switches for Distribution Operations as per their request. Applies settings to relays and controls for electronic reclosers.

+ Studies, understands and practices all Safety rules, procedures and protocols associated with working safely as a Cleco employee.

+ Performs the installation, testing, maintenance and repair of high voltage circuit breakers and power transformers in transmission, distribution and generation stations. Operates Doble Power Factor tester, Vanguard Speed Trace analyzer, Parts per million (PPM) tester, Transformer Turns Ratio (TTR), Dissolved Gas Analysis (DGA), Megger and other test equipment.

+ Operates oil processing van. Maintains nitrogen systems, along with cooling equipment to assure proper transformer ratings. Operates SF-6 gas cart, maintains SF-6 gas levels in breakers and programs SF-6 gas density monitors.

+ Serves as a member of scheduled call-out team to ensure timely restoration of service. Diagnoses complex mechanical and electrical problems in order to restore service and increase reliability. Demonstrates knowledge and judgment that results in safe, efficient and timely restoration of service.

+ Performs annual substation checks in transmission and distribution substations. Takes accurate oil samples for quality assessment, breaker oil analysis (BOA) and tap changer activity signature analysis (TASA). Operates infrared thermography camera and provides computer generated reports for T&D personnel.

+ Maintains SAP Equipment Maintenance database used for keeping accurate and concise historical records of apparatus equipment on the Cleco system. Maintains accurate daily drivers log books in conjunction with CDL license requirements.

+ Installs, maintains and places mobile transformers in service in transmission and distribution substations, usually under emergency circumstances. Performs emergency repairs of substation power equipment for outside customers as needed to promote strategic goals of the corporation.

+ Supports Distribution Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (DSCADA) systems by installing, testing, and maintaining downline and substation Automation Equipment.

+ Performs switching in T&D stations and downline equipment for scheduled work and service restoration.

+ Supervises contractors commissioning apparatus equipment. Uses numerus computer software and SAP system to provide, evaluate and maintain concise maintenance and equipment records.

+ Assist entry-level staff within assigned project teams, leveraging technical experience to help to onboard them and in support of meeting project milestones.

+ Provide communication to their supervisor to provide status updates on work, and identify risks in delivery or resourcing needs.

+ Support senior staff to provide their manager with technical updates to Director level management on a regular basis.

+ Facilitates periodic training on apparatus equipment for Operations personnel.

**Qualifications**

**Required Education, Skills & Experience**

+ High School Diploma or equivalent

+ Two years vocational or technical training in Electrical Technology or related field preferred.

+ 3-5+ years of related experience

+ Step progression levels based on skill proficiency and scope of job.

+ Strong business acumen pertaining to the Utility industry

+ Strong planning and project management skills

+ Willingness and ability to learn new technologies on the job

+ Proficient at functioning effectively within a team environment, present ideas and opinions in a respective and collegial manner

+ Progression to this level is strictly restricted based on critical individual capabilities and business requirements; must be supported by market survey data.

+ Pass appropriate EEI Pre Employment Test

**Licenses and Certifications**

+ CDL license required within 6 months of employment

+ Certified forklift operator required within 6 months of employment

**Key Competencies**

**BEHAVIORAL**

+ Balances stakeholders

+ Builds effective teams

+ Business insight

+ Communicates effectively

+ Courage

+ Demonstrates self-awareness

+ Drives Results

+ Drives Vision and Purpose

+ Ensures Accountability

+ Instills trust

+ Nimble learning

+ Plans and Aligns

+ Safety

+ Strategic mindset

**TECHNICAL**

+ Analytical skills

+ Compliance

+ Equipment utilization

+ Transmission operations

+ Transmission operations quality

+ Transmission operations resource management

+ Transmission operations risk management

**To view competency definitions please refer to "Competency Framework Definitions-Proficiency Level Contributes Independently". Other behavioral competencies may become a priority based on the leadership situation.**

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.

Mgr-Electrical System Maint

Cleco
Pineville, LA
**Depending on the volume of applications, this position may close to external applicants before the job posting end date expires.**
**Job Name:**

**Manager - Electrical System Maintenance (ESM)**

**Job Family:**

**Transmission Services**

**Reports To:**

**Director - Transmission & Distribution Maintenance**

**Job Level Chart:**

5

**Job Level:**

Manager

**Role Purpose**

The **Manager - ESM** responsible for the installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and testing of all apparatus, protection systems and metering equipment in distribution substation and lines, transmission substations, and generation stations. The manager will lead and guide the daily work of technical staff, monitor progress, and hold them accountable to defined project milestones and excellent customer service. Works with team to mitigate potential hazards of all work processes.

**Key Responsibilities**

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

+ Ensure that apparatus and protective systems are installed and maintained in a safe and cost efficient manner and meets all North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) compliance requirements.

+ Ensures the staff strives to achieve World Class Safety Performance by maintaining a safe working environment for employees and contractors, complying with all safety rules, procedures, and regulations and creating a culture of safety in the workplace and jobsite.

+ Achieve efficient and effective maintenance of all apparatus and protection systems to maintain reliability of the bulk electric system.

+ Plans and schedules maintenance activities to minimize outage times and maximize resource efficiency.

+ Uses KPI's to reduce cost, improve efficiency, increase productivity, and maximize resource utilization.

+ Collaborates with support engineers to develop comprehensive maintenance standards, procedures, processes, and metrics ensuring alignment with broader function frameworks.

+ Manage their maintenance activities P&L targets and operating budget, working with other ESM Managers and Directors to track towards overall functional goals.

+ Assures maintenance database (SAP) integrity and consistency needed so as to track the maintenance life of equipment and to identify repeated maintenance problems with equipment.

**Qualifications**

**Required Education, Skills & Experience**

+ Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Electronics preferred or related equivalent work experience

+ Equivalent work experience is minimum of 8+ years relevant experience, with prior supervisory/management experience preferred

+ Knowledge and technical expertise in utility distribution and maintenance with an understanding of the key drivers for safe, reliable, cost effective and compliant operation Knowledge of standard business practices and professionalism

+ 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

+ Detail-oriented and high work standards in support of seamless execution

+ Excel at delivering change management to ensure the change is sustainable and the benefits are realized

+ Strong analytical and critical thinking skills to interpret KPIs/metrics and derive insights into actionable opportunities

+ Drive issues to resolution while maintaining an atmosphere of collaboration

+ Maintain a strong knowledge of industry and technology trends

+ This level is based only on availability in approved org design/structure; strict adherence is required.

+ Progression to this level is strictly restricted on the basis of critical individual capabilities and business requirements

**Licenses and Certifications**

**Key Competencies**

+ Attracts top talent

+ Balances stakeholders

+ Builds effective teams

+ Business insight

+ Communicates effectively

+ Courage

+ Demonstrates self-awareness

+ Develops talent

+ Drives Results

+ Drives vision and purpose

+ Ensures Accountability

+ Instills trust

+ Nimble learning

+ Plans and Aligns

+ Safety

+ Strategic mindset

**To view competency definitions please refer to "Competency Framework Definitions-Proficiency Level Contributes through others". Other behavioral competencies may become a priority based on the leadership situation.**

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.

Laboratory Technician I

Cleco
New Roads, LA
**Depending on the volume of applications, this position may close to external applicants before the job posting end date expires.**
**Summary**

The **_Laboratory Technician I_** is a career level technician with working knowledge of and experience with power plant water chemistry analysis principles, practices, concepts, and theories. Performs routine and emergent testing and analysis to diagnose and resolve power plant water chemistry related issues. Laboratory Technician is responsible for operating the water pretreatment and demineralizer systems for the boilers, cooling systems, and the SNCR's. Operating and monitoring all of the chemical feed systems used to maintain proper water quality for reliable and efficient plant operations. Providing startup assistance and troubleshooting during unit startups, ensuring water quality remains within established limits.

**Key Responsibilities**

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

+ Performs various analytical testing to accurately assess the performance of the water treatment, steam cycle, circulating water, cooling tower, FGD, & other plant processes (where applicable). Adjusts treatment chemical feed rates & performs various tasks as required to maintain critical parameters within specified ranges.

+ Maintain water quality. Ensure proper water sampling, testing, and chemical treatment protocols are implemented.

+ Performs basic servicing, reagent replacements, calibrations, etc. on critical on-line and portable analytical analyzers and instrumentation to ensure accurate and reliable performance.

+ Inventories, orders, and receives chemical deliveries to ensure adequate supply at all times. Monitors chemical usage and investigates / reports abnormal usage patterns.

+ Lab Techs coordinate and consult with 3rd party providers for chemical supplies and testing, Demineralizer consultants, and equipment repair contractors.

+ Monitors various plant pond levels, performs analytical tests, and takes required actions related to level management based on anticipated plant operation and weather patterns.

+ Monitoring and maintaining plant water discharge treatment ponds for proper discharge limits.

+ Monitors and reports actual or potential environmental problems or violations as required to supervision, Technical Support Specialist, plant management, Midstream Environmental Services, Corporate Environmental, etc.

+ Monitoring and maintaining plant Potable water system chemical treatment within DHH permit limits.

+ Prepare weekly coal samples for shipment to an offsite testing lab.

+ Maintains analytical equipment used in power plant water chemistry analysis.

+ Possesses a very strong understanding and working knowledge of plant processes and power plant chemistry principles

+ Responsible for operating as the experienced team member within the power plant to execute chemical analyses and sound determinations.

+ Uses environmental guidelines or policies to analyze and resolves problems, solves problems in straightforward situations, analyzes possible solutions using technical experience, judgments and precedents.

+ Works under minimal supervision

+ Contributes value (insight based) deliverables, and executes departmental strategies.

+ In addition, the BC2 Lab Techs provide direct technical assistance for BC1 - water sampling and testing, troubleshooting, and water quality monitoring.

+ May be required to perform any technical, management, or craft position for limited periods as required to maintain unit profitability Responsible for operating as the experienced team member within the power plant to execute chemical analyses and sound determinations.

**Key Competencies**

+ Balances stakeholders

+ Builds effective teams

+ Business insight

+ Communicates effectively

+ Courage

+ Demonstrates awareness

+ Drives Results

+ Ensures Accountability

+ Instills trust

+ Nimble learning

+ Plans and Aligns

+ Safety

+ Strategic mindset

+ Analytical skills

+ Compliance

+ Plant Equipment Utilization

+ Operations Resource Management

+ Operations Risk Management

**Qualifications**

**Required Education, Skills & Experience**

+ 5+ years of related experience.

+ Progression to this level is typically restricted on the basis of business requirement High school diploma or GED required.

+ Four hours college chemistry or two years in industrial laboratory technical field is **_preferred_** . A completion of a certified lab technician course will be considered.

+ Knowledgeable of water purification chemistry, chemicals and water impacts on plant operations and maintenance activities is **_preferred_** .

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.

Fleet Svcs Coordinator II

Cleco
Pineville, LA
**Depending on the volume of applications, this position may close to external applicants before the job posting end date expires.**
**Job Name:**

**Fleet Services Coordinator II**

**Job Family:**

Vehicle Fleet Services

**Reports To:**

Supervisor - Vehicle Fleet Services

**Job Level Chart:**

7

**Job Level:**

Non-Supervisor

**Role Purpose**

The **Fleet Services Coordinator II** is an experienced professional with knowledge of and some experience with the end-to-end management of vehicle processes, ensuring compliance and completion. Responsible for the administration of tracking claims, fleet procurement and leases, fuel purchases, preventive maintenance, retired fleet program and pool vehicle program. Plays an important role in emergency fuel management.

**Key Responsibilities**

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

+ Works closely with the business, internal stakeholders and suppliers; continuously seeking to improve value delivery through a carefully documented framework of Cleco's fleet system.

+ Ensures fleet vehicles are in compliance with local and state rules, as well as applicable corporate policies and procedures.

+ Facilitates acquisition and disposition of vehicles, ensuring proper documentation and accounting.

+ Independently maintains accurate and thorough vehicle documentation, including corporate records related to titles and registrations, as well as maintenance and fueling history.

+ Independently manages fleet preventive maintenance program, issuing maintenance orders and ensuring they are fulfilled.

+ Independently manages fleet fueling program, tracking volume, pricing, and availability.

+ Assists in the development of vehicle purchase plan, providing reporting and analysis as required.

+ Assists in the generation of reports for vehicle fleet metrics as well as special projects.

+ Performs day-to-day investment recovery efforts and facilitates special investment recovery projects, as needed.

+ Assists with fleet management system optimization and testing.

**Qualifications**

**Required Education, Skills & Experience**

+ Secondary/High School Diploma

+ 3-5+ years of related experience

+ Experience with SAP preferred

+ Step progression levels based on skill proficiency and scope of job.

+ Strong knowledge of leading fleet management practices

+ Strong planning and project management skills

+ Willingness and ability to learn new technologies on the job

+ Proficient at functioning effectively within a team environment, presenting ideas and opinions in a respective and collegial manner

**Licenses and Certifications**

N/A

**Key Competencies**

**BEHAVIORAL**

+ Balances stakeholders

+ Builds effective teams

+ Business insight

+ Communicates effectively

+ Courage

+ Demonstrates self-awareness

+ Drives Results

+ Drives vision and purpose

+ Ensures Accountability

+ Instills trust

+ Nimble learning

+ Plans and Aligns

+ Safety

+ Strategic mindset

**TECHNICAL**

+ Analytical skills

+ Compliance

**Other competencies may become a priority based on the leadership situation (see Competency Framework Definitions-Proficiency Level 1-Contributes Dependently)**

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.

Engineer I

Cleco
New Roads, LA
**Depending on the volume of applications, this position may close to external applicants before the job posting end date expires.**
**Summary**

The **_Engineer I - Power Plant_** is an entry level professional that provides engineering and technical support/assistance for operating, maintenance, and performance issues at regulated and unregulated plants in the Cleco fleet. This includes technical support, troubleshooting, development of technical specifications for repairs and component replacements, project development and management, budget development and management, contractor management and tracking, outage planning and support, and root cause failure analyses. The Plant Engineer I will manage routine matters with direction from senior engineers. As a provider of essential services, the Plant Engineer I is expected 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.

**Key Responsibilities**

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

+ Provide engineering and technical support and assistance for operating, maintenance, and performance issues.

+ Provide assistance with and/or manage non-Playbook Capital and O&M projects. This includes conceptual design, budget development, specifications, detailed engineering, equipment procurement, contractor and construction management, commission new equipment, staff training and project closeout. Project work retrofits as well as new additions.

+ Assists in providing economic analysis and feasibility studies on existing and proposed plant equipment or modifications.

+ Complete budget estimates to support O&M and Capital projects. Generate bid specifications to support projects and perform an engineering evaluation on the bids.

+ Ensure compliance with applicable codes including Underwriters Laboratories (UL), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), National Board, Federal, State, and Local Codes.

+ Provide engineering analyses, inspections, and support to operations and maintenance to keep equipment running at maximum reliability and performance levels while maintaining personnel safety, asset reliability, and environmental compliance.

+ Monitor equipment performance. Identify and troubleshoot deviations from expected values that impact unit performance. Review and analyze predictive and preventive maintenance data as needed.

+ Develop and implement recommendations to reduce operational and maintenance expenses.

+ Provide long range planning for maintenance, repair, and capital improvement projects.

+ Provide input for development of annual operations and maintenance budgets, accruals, and quarterly revisions based upon knowledge of inspections, reliability plans, and maintenance requirements.

+ Participate in and/or lead teams that focus on specific problem areas or needs for generating units (i.e. Root Cause Analysis and Condition Assessments). Develop checklists, procedures and training programs for plant personnel for new and existing equipment.

+ Collaborates with engineers to complete project tasks, reaching out for technical assistance when needed to meet project milestones.

+ Communicates on a regular basis with their manager and senior engineers.

+ Provide status updates on assigned tasks and actively supports business development objectives.

**Key Competencies**

+ Action Oriented

+ Balances stakeholders

+ Drives Results

+ Ensures Accountability

+ Plans and aligns

+ Safety

+ Strategic mindset

+ Analytical skills

+ Compliance

+ Engineering implementation

+ Engineering specification

+ Engineering technical operations support

+ Engineering technology

**Qualifications/Skills/Education**

+ Bachelor's degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited curriculum or with NCEES Certification to sit for the FE

+ 0-3+ years of related experience

+ Willingness and ability to learn about technical and business processes in the Utility industry.

+ Proficient at functioning effectively within a team environment, communicate ideas and opinions in a respective and collegial manner

+ FE Certification _Preferred_

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.

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