America’s Premier Power Generation Company
... Creating Power for a Sustainable Future


Job Details


At Calpine, we give you the tools you need to chart your own career path in an engaging, fast-paced environment where you can learn from power industry leaders.

Whether you are a student seeking an internship that offers real-world experience, a recent graduate ready to build a rewarding career or a seasoned professional who wants to expand your horizons, Calpine provides meaningful opportunities and challenges.

Our learning and development platforms and educational reimbursement programs enable employees with initiative to explore their own potential in a dynamic and rewarding industry.

Requisition Number 17-0152
Title Admin Assistant ERCOT
City Houston
State TX
Job Family Retail 2
Shift Days
Employee Type Regular
Subject to DOT Regulations No
Percent of Travel Required 0
Relocation Provided No
Location Houston Office
Description Job Summary:

Working primarily independently under supervision, performs advanced and highly complex administrative/clerical functions including: word processing or typing letters, inputting information into sales management system, generating sales reports, memoranda and forms, orders supplies, maintains files, answers telephones, schedules appointments, plans sales conferences and trade show events, makes travel arrangements, receives visitors, and sorts mail.

Job Responsibilities:

•Plans or schedules own work
•Coordinates and/or takes lead responsibility on special projects requiring advance skills
•Takes direction from Executive Assistant/Office Manager as necessary to maintain efficient office activities
•Uses business applications software and peripherals equipment (e.g., complex databases, advanced Presentation graphics, detailed spreadsheets using original formulas, operates fax machines, copy machines, etc.)
•Researches and compiles information and data for analysis
•Reviews written material for accuracy and completeness; checks calculations for accuracy; reconciles
o Report data; maintains complex accounting ledgers, payroll cashiering, budget, expense accounts and other
o Financial records, etc.
•May process time sheets, payroll, cashiering, budget, expense accounts and other financial records, etc.
•Follows established safety procedures
•Performs various other administrative-related functions as necessary
•Work with Accounts Payable to ensure accurate and timely processing of expense reports.
Requirements •High school diploma. College courses/vocational training desired.
•5+ years’ experience.
•Demonstrated knowledge of business application software including spreadsheets, databases and word processing.
•Must be able to operate a computer and peripheral equipment for word processing.
•Must possess intermediate math skills and be able to operate a calculator.
•Excellent oral and written communications skills required.
•Sitting and standing for long periods of time
  • Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Calpine is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please send an e-mail with your request to Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are made on case-by-case basis.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
Apply On-line
Send This Job to a Friend