Entergy Apprentice 2nd Year - Apprentice 3rd Year in Beaumont, Texas
Apprentice 2nd Year - Apprentice 3rd Year
Date: Aug 26, 2021
Entergy Texas, Inc.-GTX
This position will be filled as an Apprentice 2nd Year - Apprentice 3rd Year, depending upon experience
APPRENTICE 2ND YEAR
Under close supervision, must know, understand and be willing and able to apply all applicable Company construction specifications in order to perform
the less complicated tasks on high and low voltage line work involved in the construction and maintenance of electric transmission and distribution
conductors, structures and equipment, and be qualified to do the following and related work as assigned:
- Install crossarms, secondary racks and clevis, anchors and guys, and install hardware and fittings for vertical type construction, including
conductors, single phase transformers, lightning arresters, grounds, cutouts, etc., on dead circuits.
Under close supervision may be allowed to cover and work energized circuits when they and their supervisor are confident that this can be done
Assist in the installation, maintenance and repair of street lighting equipment and fixtures.
Direct work of helpers and apprentices as required.
APPRENTICE 3RD YEAR
Under close and/or directive supervision, and following prescribed routine and instructions as to methods and working details of average difficulty and
importance, must know, understand and be willing and able to apply all applicable Company construction specifications in order to perform the less
complicated tasks on high and low voltage line work involved in the construction and maintenance of electric transmission and distribution conductors,
structures and equipment, and be qualified to do the following and related work as assigned:
Use hot line tools under close supervision of qualified workman.
Under close and/or directive supervision may be allowed to cover and work energized circuits when they and their supervisor are confident that this
can be done safely.
Fuse transformers and sectionalizing fuses.
String, sag and tie in conductors on dead lines of all classes.
Install all types of transformer installations, make tap changes and install primary metering equipment under supervision of qualified workman.
Install, maintain, and repair street lighting equipment and fixtures.
Assist in making aerial and submarine cable installations, including the making of joints and installing potheads.
Assist in the installation of pole type regulators and transformers to boost or buck line voltage.
Assist in phasing and checking rotation in circuits direct and with potential transformers.
Assist in erecting and maintaining steel towers and outdoor substations.
Assist in receiving blocks.
Direct work of helpers, apprentices, and underclassmen as required.
- Must be willing and able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation.
Be particularly alert in observing hazards and avoiding accidents.
Be willing and able to attend and take part in safety meetings.
Be willing and able to work under unusual surroundings, as well as the normal working conditions pertaining to this job.
Be willing and able to receive and transmit orders and instructions in such a manner as to inspire respect and confidence of both superiors and subordinates.
Be especially neat, clean and orderly in work and person.
Be willing and able to meet the public in a pleasant and tactful manner.
Understand importance of always rendering and maintaining first class, courteous service to all customers.
Apprentice 2nd Year - 2+ years of demonstrated linework experience required
Apprentice 3rd Year - 3+ years demonstrated linework experience required
As a condition of employment this position requires a pre-employment Fitness for Duty exam.
Primary Location: Texas-Beaumont
Job Function : Skilled / Craft
FLSA Status : Nonexempt
Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered
Union description/code : GTX Utility Ops-U05
Number of Openings : 1
Req ID: 103144
Travel Percentage :Up to 25%
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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 Pre-employment Testing: 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 , numberLogon ID: entergy, password: practice test (2 words). Travel expenses incurred in connection with EEI testing are non-reimbursable.
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.
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.
Please note: Authorization to work in the United States is a precondition to employment in this position. Entergy will not sponsor candidates for work visas for this position.
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