Entergy Supt, Fleet Maintenance in Jackson, Mississippi
Date: Mar 16, 2020
Location: Jackson, Mississippi, United States
Has primary responsibility for supervision of fleet maintenance activities including the testing, repair and/or tracking of equipment maintenance. This position is also responsible for the supervision of non-exempt and bargaining involved in ensuring operational fleet maintenance.
Take a leadership role in and ensure that all Fleet maintenance is conducted in a safe and environmentally sound manner. Supervise Fleet activities and respond to unplanned events.
Monitor and drive performance of Fleet maintenance to continuously improve resolution times. Ensure practices adhere to established quality standards. Monitor and improve fleet-wide practices.
Review Fleet maintenance contracts and make applicable suggestions. Review inventory to ensure that all equipment parts and services listed are provided. Ensure Emergency Preparedness. Develop and maintain relations with local officials. Participate in drills and provide leadership during emergency situations.
Work with repair technicians to ensure knowledge/skills are up to Entergy standards. Work with Fleet team in selecting supervisors. Ensure Supervisors are familiar with reporting requirements and have the aptitude needed to perform duties and required.
Ensure all pertinent reported information is accurate and captured properly.
Meet with vendors to discuss performance, quality and competitive pricing. Review invoices for correctness, proper coding and approval.
Minimum education required of the position
Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience.
Minimum experience required of the position
8 to 10 years of experience in a fleet environment is required. Some prior supervisory experience, especially working with bargaining unit employees and experience in leading safety initiatives within a work group is preferred.
Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position
Strong technical knowledge of electrical apparatus and their applications. Working knowledge of distribution materials and their application in the field. Ability to read and interpret technical documents and apply appropriate actions to shop processes. Demonstrated ability to supervise and lead a staff of non-exempt and/or bargaining unit employees. Familiar with OSHA and DOT regulations and reporting requirements. Demonstrated ability to energize workforce in regards to safety programs. Some knowledge of bargaining unit contracts and the ability to interpret and follow the rules established by the contract. Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines. Strong knowledge of interfacing departments' processes and priorities. Advanced computer skills with a solid knowledge and understanding of AM/FM and MS Toolkit applications. Outstanding communication, conflict management and change management skills. Ability to make timely decisions that utilize available material and resources in a cost effective manner. Ability to provide effective leadership in a team environment.
Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position
Candidates must be capable of working in a fleet environment and demonstrate the ability to manage conflicting priorities in a demanding environment. Some after hours work may be required, especially during major incident management efforts. 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: Mississippi-Jackson
Job Function : All Other Jobs
FLSA Status : Professional
Relocation Option: Level II
Union description/code : NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings : 1
Req ID: 94106
Travel Percentage :25% to 50%
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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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