Entergy Student, Intern-Co-Op in Jackson, Mississippi

Date: Oct 9, 2017

Location: Jackson, MS, US

Company: Entergy

Primary Location: Mississippi-Jackson

Job Function :Internships/Co-Ops

MRV Minimum Salary :$16.80

MRV Maximum Salary :$26.24

FLSA Status :Nonexempt

Relocation Option: Not approved

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :2.00

Req ID: 74171

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

Entergy’s Transmission Department will hire an intern studying Engineering, Computer Science, Business, or Accounting that are in their 3rd or 4th year of school or enrolled in graduate studies with a minimum GPA of 3.0 .

Duties include:

Assisting engineers in day to day activities including performing project scoping and site visits, review of Transmission Line encroachments, preparing operational one-line drawings, management of the network model and deployment of facility rating changes, creation of a more detailed model used to improve the State Estimator, validating estimating prices and equipment units, ensuring material is properly ordered and staged for upcoming projects, managing projects that are in construction, completion of as-built documentation, participate in weekly planning coordination calls, work on special projects to assist in improving grid reliability, responding to equipment failures, NERC Clearance Remediation, Transmission Line database management, support of Business Analyst processes within Project Controls through data mining and reporting, develop tools to help the system operators, work with the Outage Coordination group to improve tools and assist in the coordination of planned outages, help create training modules, special projects associated with Real-Time Operations, perform research, manage records, Assist the Transmission Billing and Settlement departments by developing and implementing tools, work the DTS project, the relocation to the new Mabelvale facility and assist with preparations for ensuring the new control center is ready to become NERC certified. Travel is required for some of the positions.

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.

The Entergy System of Companies expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, 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.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Jackson Mississippi

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