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Entergy Engineer I-Sr (Transmission) in Jackson, Mississippi

Engineer I-Sr (Transmission)

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Date: Jul 8, 2019

Location: Jackson, MS, US

Company: Entergy


The transmission planner will be responsible for developing long term transmission plans to ensure that Entergy’s transmission system is properly planned and remains compliant with all applicable NERC Standards and to ensure that the electric service can be provided at the lowest reasonable cost. The transmission planner will support a variety of internal planning activities and participate on various NERC, SERC and MISO committees as required. The transmission planner provides technical guidance to regulatory support, economic development, system planning, design, project management and construction in the development of transmission projects for the Entergy system.


  • Performs a wide variety of detailed engineering analysis in transmission-related areas such as planning, economic analysis, maintenance, design, project management and construction, and operations

  • Uses engineering/technical principles, best practices, and knowledge of internal and external business issues to solve problems, develop cost-effective, technically sound solutions, and improve products or services

  • Applies knowledge of engineering principles in evaluating alternatives, making decisions, and interpreting/employing applicable electrical codes, procedures, standards, processes, and policies

  • Supports activities to comply with applicable industry standards (i.e., NERC, SERC) and other utility regulations, as required

  • Works with other disciplines within the Transmission organization and other company business units to achieve stated goals

  • Assist with storm/emergency restoration efforts as necessary

  • Utilization of various power system simulation load flow packages (PSSE, Powerworld, TARA, PROMOD, etc…).


Minimum education required of the position

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Discipline (typically Electrical, Mechanical, Civil, Chemical, and Industrial) from a four-year accredited institution

  • Degrees in engineering technology (typically, Electrical, Mechanical, Civil, Chemical, and Industrial) from a four-year accredited institution with PE may be considered

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering preferred

Minimum experience required of the position:

  • Engineer I - 0 to 2 years experience in an engineering discipline

  • Engineer II - 2+ years experience in an engineering discipline

  • Engineer III - 4+ years experience in an engineering discipline

  • Engineer Sr- 6+ years experience in an engineering discipline

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position:

  • Technical mastery of engineering principles

  • In-depth knowledge of procedures, programs, and standards in responsible area

  • Consistently drives for value in sound engineering decisions

  • Mentors other engineers and technical professionals

  • Good leadership skills

  • Good interpersonal skills along with strong written and oral communication skills

  • Excellent math skills

  • Excellent project management skills

  • Good knowledge of Personal Computer operations and related software

  • Ability to manage multiple activities and changing priorities

  • Ability to work well under pressure

  • Required to work safely and follow all Entergy safety policies and procedures

  • Ability to recognize hazards in the workplace and have the ability to mitigate the hazards

  • Demonstrated acceptance of a diverse and inclusive work environment and customer base

  • Ability to recognize opportunities for process improvement and have the ability to enact change

Primary Location: Mississippi-Jackson

Job Function : Engineering

FLSA Status : Professional

Relocation Option: Level II

Union description/code : NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings : 1

Req ID: 87331

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

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

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.

Nearest Major Market: Jackson Mississippi

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