Entergy System Operator Lead in Alexander, Arkansas

System Operator Lead

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Date: Nov 7, 2018

Location: Alexander, AR, US

Company: Entergy


Lead System Operator, serves as the shift leader, oversees the different desks ensuring that the responsibilities of the shift operators/dispatchers are being performed properly and procedures are being followed.


  • Works a 24/7 rotating shift schedule. Provides the leadership and guidance to system operators and dispatchers to ensure that the local Entergy transmission system is operated in accordance with applicable industry requirements and company guidelines.

  • Responsible for the security coordination and congestion management of the Entergy area.

  • Ensures that scheduled transmission facility outages are performed safely and reliably, while maintaining system security.

  • Monitors transmission lines and substation equipment for overloads, proper voltage and equipment alarms, and the restoration of service following interruptions to the transmission system.

  • Implements load relief procedures when necessary to protect system reliability and stability, and regulates transmission voltages within acceptable limits.

  • Responsible for keeping management informed of changes to the Bulk Electric System that impact reliability.


Minimum education required of the position

High school degree and operations work experience

Minimum experience required of the position

Minimum 8 years of operations-related experience

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position


Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position

NERC System Operator Certification


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.

Primary Location: Arkansas-Alexander

Job Function :Professional

FLSA Status :Professional

Relocation Option: Level II

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1

Req ID: 83962

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the full statement

Nearest Major Market: Little Rock

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