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Entergy Distribution Designer in Blytheville, Arkansas

Distribution Designer

Date: Jun 22, 2024

Location: Marion, Arkansas, United States

Company: Entergy

Posting End Date:

Work Place Flexibility: Onsite

Legal Entity: Entergy Arkansas, LLC

This position can be filled as a Distribution Designer I, II or III depending upon the candidate’s experience.

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE

Responsible for meeting with customers to determine electric needs and requirements. Design jobs to install, replace, or remove distribution facilities to support customer requests, reliability projects, or infrastructure improvement.

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Primary responsibility will be to manage multiple distribution projects for new residential and commercial businesses. Includes meeting with customers to determine their service needs, design of overhead and underground line extensions, estimating costs, preparing construction drawings and coordinate construction commits.

  • Coordinate and lead pre-design and pre-construction meetings with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Perform engineering calculations to aid in planning and corrective measure projects (i.e., load studies, revenue justification, fault current, voltage drop, etc.).

  • Provide leadership and technical support to local operations and contract compliance with regards to distribution design standards and practices to provide seamless service to customers and external constituents.

  • Aid local Right of Way agent with acquiring permits and ROW documents.

  • Assist with storm restoration efforts as needed both local and out of town leading and/or participating in damage assessment activities.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Designer I

Requires one of the following –

a. Bachelor’s degree (any disciple) OR

b.2-year Technical Associates degree OR

c.1-year Electric Utility Distribution (or Transmission) Design experience OR

d.> 2 years of Electric Utility field operational experience (Transmission Line or Substation, Distribution Line or Service, Field Metering) OR

Department Sr. Manager’s (or above) approval in lieu of all requirements

Designer II

Requires 2 years Electric Utility Distribution (or Transmission) Design experience AND

one of the following –

a. Bachelor’s degree (any disciple) OR

b.2-year Technical Associates degree OR

c.2 additional years Electric Utility Distribution (or Transmission) Design experience OR

d.> 2 years of Electric Utility field operational experience (Transmission Line or Substation, Distribution Line or Service, Field Metering) OR

Department Sr. Manager’s (or above) approval in lieu of all requirements

Designer III

Requires 4 years Electric Utility Distribution (or Transmission) Design experience AND

One of the following –

a. Bachelor’s degree (any disciple) OR

b. 2-year Technical Associates degree OR

c. 2 additional years Electric Utility Distribution (or Transmission) Design experience OR

d. > 2 years of Electric Utility field operational experience (Transmission Line or Substation, Distribution Line or Service, Field Metering) OR

Department Sr. Manager’s (or above) approval in lieu of all requirements

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

Good interpersonal skills along with strong written and oral communication skills. Good knowledge of personal computer operations and related software. Basic theory of electricity. Ability to interpret construction drawings. Ability to manage multiple activities and changing priorities. Ability to work well under pressure. Self-motivated and dependable team player. Good math skills. Familiar with National Electrical Safety Code and National Electrical Code. Required to work safely and follow all Entergy safety policies and procedures. Ability to recognize hazards in the workplace and mitigate the hazards. Ability to maintain and care for Company equipment properly and safeguard assets. Ability to meet the public in a pleasant and tactful manner and understand the importance of delivering a high level of customer service. Demonstrated acceptance of a diverse and inclusive work environment and customer base. Ability to recognize opportunities for process improvement.

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position

Must have valid driver's license and good driving record.

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Primary Location: Arkansas - Marion Arkansas : Marion || Arkansas : Blytheville

Job Function : Professional

FLSA Status :

Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered

Union description/code :

Number of Openings : 1

Req ID: 114646

Travel Percentage : Up to 25%

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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, sex, 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, sex, 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.

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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.

Entergy Pay Transparency Policy Statement: The Entergy System of Companies (the Company) will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c). Equal Opportunity (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/manual/fccm/2l-equal-opportunity-clauses-and-other-requirements/2l00-equal-opportunity) and Pay Transparency (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/OFCCP/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf) .

Pay Transparency Notice:

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision (dol.gov) (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf)

The non-confidential portions of the affirmative action program for individuals with disabilities and protected veterans shall be available for inspection upon request by any employee or applicant for employment. Please contact HRCompliance@entergy.com to schedule a time to review the affirmative action plan during regular office hours.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

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.

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