Entergy Relay Technician I-Sr. in Gretna, Louisiana

Relay Technician I-Sr.

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Date: Jul 13, 2018

Location: Gretna, LA, US

Company: Entergy

Primary Location: Louisiana-Gretna

Job Function :Skilled / Craft

MRV Minimum Salary :$41,000.00

MRV Maximum Salary :$90,000.00

FLSA Status :Nonexempt

Relocation Option: Not approved

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1

Req ID: 80577

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE

Perform routine and emergency maintenance on substation protective relaying and control equipment, as well as installation of new equipment.

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

Perform substation switching, relay and transducer calibration, functional testing, AC testing, CT testing, and RTU programming.

Perform the duties required to install, operate, and maintain all types of protective and auxiliary relays and associated equipment in switching stations, substations, and customers' installations.

Inspect, clean, test and make adjustments to all types of relays.

Remove or replace all types of relays, communication devices, metering devices, supervisory control devices and associated equipment.

Make repairs and modifications involving the replacement, addition, or substitution of parts.

Operate special testing equipment.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Minimum education required of the position

High School Diploma or equivalent or related work experience. Associate's Degree preferred.

Minimum experience required of the position

0-2 years without Associate's Degree. 0-1 years with Associate's Degree.

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

Understanding of protective relaying concepts and AC and DC power systems. Able to read and understand electrical one-line, schematic and wiring diagrams, technical manuals and instruction books. Knowledgeable with electronics, computer logic, microprocessors and programmable computer logic. Desired: Experience in relay maintenance and installation preferred; Knowledgeable in MS Office and computer skills; Self-motivated and dependable team player; Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position

Must be EEI TECH test recommended.

Primary Location: Louisiana-Gretna

Job Function :Skilled / Craft

FLSA Status :Nonexempt

Relocation Option: Not approved

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1

Req ID: 80577

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

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

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: New Orleans

Job Segment: Technician, Electrical, Power Systems, Technology, Engineering, Energy

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