Entergy Mgr, Substation AM-2504 in Jackson, Mississippi

Date: Mar 17, 2017

Location: Jackson, MS, US

Company: Entergy

Primary Location: Mississippi-Jackson

Job Function :Other

MRV Minimum Salary :$110,000.00

MRV Maximum Salary :$164,000.00

FLSA Status :Professional

Relocation Option: Approved in accordance with the Entergy guidelines

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1.00

Req ID: 69241

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

*This requisition will close 03/24/2017 at midnight*


The Manager, Substation AM provides leadership, oversight and strategic direction of the Substation Asset Management group for the Transmission organization. This position is accountable for governance and oversight, focused coordination, monitoring, review, prioritization, and assessment, to assure high levels of Substation reliability.


1.Provide leadership, oversight, and strategic direction for the Substation Asset Management organization to ensure the safe reliable operation of Substation assets. Interact with Transmission Grid and Utility Operations leadership to support customer commitments and response to reliability issues.

2.Provide oversight of the root cause analysis and trending of substation outage events to aid in the development of effective reliability programs strategies.

3.Facilitate development and implementation of value optimized substation maintenance programs including plan intervals, condition based maintenance triggers, algorithms, and procedures. Develop and implement capital infrastructure programs prioritized to ensure investments deliver targeted performance improvement at optimum value. This includes monitoring and reporting program plan execution and ensuring programs are delivering expected benefits. Coordinate with AM TLINES, AM Protection, and Grids.

4.Interact with the Grid Operations organization to integrate operations leaders into the reliability plan life cycle such that AM Substation strategy is transparent to stakeholders and targeted to Transmission performance metrics. Develop stakeholder support to create annual reliability plan and maintenance plan agreement.

5.Provide leadership and oversight for Substation Asset Management efforts related to regulatory requests and requirements from FERC, NERC, SERC and other regulatory bodies. Foster a strong safety and compliance culture within the Substation Asset Management organization.

6.Promote workforce diversity and development through effective hiring practices. Facilitate the development of future technical leaders through mentoring and challenging assignments. Foster a culture of employee engagement in industry initiatives, committees, and benchmarking efforts.


Minimum education required of the position

Bachelor's degree in Engineering or a related field or equivalent work experience.

Minimum experience required of the position

Minimum 10 years of engineering and/or operational experience. Minimum 4 years of Supervisory/Managerial/Leadership experience preferred.

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

  • Demonstrated exceptional leadership ability.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills; team player.

  • Experience in managing/executing capital and/or O&M projects.

  • Thorough understanding of substation procedures, programs, and standards. Strong organizational skills with ability to lead multiple workgroups and projects simultaneously.

  • Knowledge of utility electric system design and operations.

  • Knowledge of budgets, financial procedures, and property accounting.

  • Knowledge of FERC, NERC, and SERC regulatory requirements.

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position


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, 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.

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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.

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.

Pre-employment Testing: One way that Entergy has found to identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs is through pre-employment testing. If this position does require an EEI test, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting. If you are invited to a test session, we strongly recommend you review and complete the practice test as well as review the testing brochure for your respective test. The test brochure will give you critical information on the test such as time allocated and number of questions. Also, keep in mind that the actual test is timed; you should practice timing yourself while doing the practice tests. The practice test information and test brochures can be located by going to the EEI website, http://www.eei.org/practicetests , Logon ID: entergy, password: practice test (2 words).

In addition to EEI testing there is also Fit-for-Duty testing which will identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs. If this position does require Fit-for-Duty testing, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting.

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