Entergy Engineer II-Sr (Fos) in Westwego, Louisiana

Date: Apr 19, 2017

Location: Westwego, LA, US

Company: Entergy

Primary Location: Louisiana-Westwego

Job Function :Power Plant

MRV Minimum Salary :$64,500.00

MRV Maximum Salary :$126,000.00

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: 69589

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%


Provide engineering, technical oversight and ensures the safety in the various Fossil environments such as: Plants, Plant support, and Fleet Maintenance.


  • Ensures engineering work is performed and programs implemented consistent with defined standards.

  • Develops, plans and coordinates or implements projects, corrective action plans and improvement programs to address plant problems or issues.

  • Lead/assist/perform causal analysis of plant component failures, environmental and compliance related items, and operational events.

  • Project Management & Technical oversight/ Coordinate and execute betterment capital and O&M projects, interface with plant production and maintenance, project personnel, and other stake holders. Ensure plant modification process is followed on projects. Provide project and maintenance troubleshooting of equipment to address issues in a timely manner. Provide oversight of engineering activities of external firms, including development of work scopes, and solicitation and evaluation of proposals, project planning and controls, review of deliverables, installation support, and start-up assistance.

  • Responsibilities include supporting start-ups, shutdowns and the continuous operation of turbines/generators, boilers, and associated equipment. Participating as part of the planned outage team working with plant management, craft, contractors, alliance partners and technical experts in inspecting and repairing plant equipment.

  • Assess plant KPI criteria/ Improve plant processes, support plant staff in establishing action plans to close gaps, and track action plan progress through completion. Support reliability processes.

  • Provide interface with equipment OEMs. Provide engineering support for plant modifications.


Minimum education required of the position

B.S. Degree in Engineering, Mechanical

Desired Qualifications: Familiar with the principles of operation of steam boilers, turbine-generators, motors, pumps, heaters, water chemistry equipment and simple loop controls.

Minimum experience required of the position

Engineer II: 2-4 years of applicable and progressive experience.

Engineer III: 4-6 years of applicable and progressive experience.

Engineer Sr: 6 years of applicable and progressive experience.

Desired Qualifications: Technical understanding of power generation principles and operation. Technical understanding of turbines and generators. Knowledge of welding, piping systems, pump operation/maintenance/repair.

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

Demonstrates good engineering judgment. Strong engineering analysis and problem solving skills as required by the specific job. Thorough understanding of procedures, programs, and standards in responsible area.

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.

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.

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