Entergy Engineer (Power Generation) in Lake Charles, Louisiana
Engineer (Power Generation)
Date: Sep 13, 2023
Location: Lake Charles, Louisiana, United States
Posting End Date:
Work Place Flexibility: Onsite
Legal Entity: Entergy Louisiana, LLC
At Entergy, we’ve been planning for the future for more than 100 years. We’ve experienced a lot of change, generating power first from sawdust to splitting atoms, harnessing sunlight, and using abundant, clean and efficient natural gas. We are leading the clean energy transformation for the utility industry and continue to explore alternative technologies.
We are on the verge of a monumental technology convergence, where reality swiftly catches up to possibility. The utility of the future does much more than keep the lights on and the gas flowing. It’s knowledgeable and skillful workforce will solve challenges and fuel a brighter, smarter, cleaner, and more prosperous future for everyone.
Having the lowest retail electricity rates of any utility in the United States drives economic growth within Entergy’s region, a key ingredient to sustained growth for any utility. We also believe a diverse workforce committed to personal and professional growth is critical to our success. We place a high priority on developing talent to meet current and future needs, giving employees opportunities to grow their careers their way. We’ve committed over the next three decades to reduce our carbon emissions from our operations to net-zero by 2050.
Entergy’s Power Generation group operates a fleet of more than 30 owned, leased, or operated natural gas, coal, oil hydro, solar and petroleum coke plants, with a total engineering capacity exceeding 20,000 megawatts. Entergy continues to build or acquire megawatts from new hydrogen capable natural gas units, solar, wind and other technologies complement its existing megawatts of nuclear, natural gas, coal, oil, hydroelectric, and solar facilities.
This position can be filled as an Engineer I, II, III or Senior based on the candidate's qualifications and experience. This position will be onsite at Lake Charles Power Station in Westlake, Louisiana.
Responsible for providing technical leadership for the site through optimization and reliability of Electrical systems and equipment, proactive identification and resolution of plant issues, and technical assistance to the Operations and Maintenance departments. Provides technical support related to plant systems. Focuses on supporting day-to-day issues as well as maintaining related programs. Responsible for providing technical leadership for the site through optimization and reliability of electrical systems and equipment, proactive identification and resolution of plant issues, and technical assistance to the Operations and Maintenance departments.
Provides technical information concerning equipment performance requirements and bases, compliance status, and related industry operating experience to support site Engineering, Operations, and Maintenance personnel.
Develops, plans, and coordinates special projects, corrective action plans, and improvement programs to address component problems or regulatory sensitive issues.
Supports changes in assigned component configuration/design and associated design basis. Serves on outage engineering support teams. Attends training and maintains qualifications necessary to perform required group functions.
Serves as support for NERC and NERC Plant Champion.
System ownership/engagement/advocacy/prioritization for deficiency resolution leading to high levels of equipment reliability.
Monitors performance, trending, and system walk-downs for assigned systems.
Uses and shares Operating Experience (EN Fleet and industry). Assists with planning and prioritizing long-range planning and life-cycle management.
Assists with establishing and prioritizing action plans to address deficiencies on assigned systems via the corrective action and work management processes. Interfaces with Maintenance and Operations for cost-effective maintenance strategies on assigned systems.
Supports Maintenance and Operations in system troubleshooting and provides troubleshooting expertise for significant events or complex plant problems. Supports changes in assigned system configuration and design.
Helps develop engineering products in accordance with defined standards and procedures. Advocates appropriate outage work scope prioritization and PM implementation for improving system reliability. Participates in project teams for critical online system outages or refueling outages. Serves on outage engineering support teams as assigned. Attends training and maintains qualifications necessary to perform required group functions. Maintains system-related information in a manner that readily supports turnover.
Minimum education required of the position:
B.S. Degree in Engineering
B.S. in Electrical Engineering
Minimum experience required of the position:
Engineer I: 0+ years’ experience of applicable and progressive experience
Engineer II: 2+ years’ experience of applicable and progressive experience
Engineer III: 4+ years’ experience of applicable and progressive experience
Engineer, Sr: at least 6 years of applicable and progressive experience
Electrical Engineer experience or strong multi-skilled engineer experience is preferred.
NERC Champion experience is preferred.
Minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities required of the position
Strong project management skills preferred.
Demonstrates good engineering judgment.
Strong engineering analysis and problem-solving skills as required by the specific job.
Thorough understanding of procedures, programs, and standards in responsible area.
Knowledgeable of engineering principles.
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: Louisiana-Lake Charles Louisiana : Lake Charles
Job Function : Engineering
FLSA Status : Professional
Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered
Union description/code : NON BARGAINING UNIT - NBU
Number of Openings : 1
Req ID: 112910
Travel Percentage :Up to 25%
An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please clickhere (https://jobs.entergy.com/content/EEO/?locale=en_US) to view the EEI page, or see statements below.
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.
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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