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Entergy Substation Apprentice - Technician in Little Rock, Arkansas

Substation Apprentice - Technician

Date: Jun 21, 2024

Location: Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Company: Entergy

Posting End Date:

Work Place Flexibility: Onsite

Legal Entity: Entergy Arkansas, LLC

* This position may be filled as a Substation Apprentice 1st Year through a Substation Technician based on the experience and qualifications of the selected candidate. *

* The selected candidate must live within or be willing to relocate within 30 miles/minutes of the assigned service area, and does not offer relocation benefits. *

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE:

While working safely, employee will maintain, install, test and repair breakers, transformers, regulators and associated electrical equipment in substations and power plants. Employee will maintain a safe and healthy work environment with co-workers and management personnel. Employee must have the ability to perform switching on both distribution and transmission substation equipment.

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ability to obtain Substation switchman certification.

  • Familiarity in reading, understanding, and following technical manuals and instruction books.

  • Familiarity in the use of AC and DC schematics, wiring diagrams, and construction drawings.

  • Familiarity with hydraulic and pneumatic equipment.

  • Able to climb structures, ladders, operate lift trucks and work without fear of height.

  • Able to perform routine and emergency maintenance, testing, initial installation and restoration of substations and related equipment.

  • Able to perform substation switching and practice safe tagging and grounding procedures.

  • Must be available for 24-hour callout and to work extended hours.

  • Must obtain a valid CDL within 180 days.

  • Good physical condition and able to lift 100 pounds.

  • Good hand-eye coordination, physical dexterity, and color vision.

  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work harmoniously with coworkers and relate to customers.

  • Good computer skills and communication skills (oral and written).

  • Be self-motivated with ability to make independent decisions.

  • Able to work near energized equipment safely.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Any Certificates, Licenses, Etc.:

  • Successful completion of the EEI CAST test.

  • Candidates selected to take the CAST Test will be invited via e-mail. *MONITOR YOUR SPAM/JUNK FOLDER

  • If you are EEI CAST Test Recommended, notate it on your resume.

  • Preferred: Background in mechanical/electric machines/ mechanic shop/hydraulic repairs or motor vehicle repairs.

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Primary Location: Arkansas-Little Rock Arkansas : Little Rock

Job Function : Skilled / Craft

FLSA Status :Nonexempt

Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered

Union description/code : Arkansas Bargaining - Trans-A04

Number of Openings : 1

Req ID: 114299

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 EEO 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.

Accessibility: Entergy provides reasonable accommodations for online applicants. Requests for a reasonable accommodation may be made orally or in writing by an applicant, employee, or third party on his or her behalf. If you are an individual with a disability and you are in need of an accommodation for the recruiting process please click here (humanr@entergy.com?subject=Accessibility) and provide your name, contact number, the accommodation requested and the requisition number that you are requesting the accommodation for. Employee Services will contact you regarding your request.

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.

EEI 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). 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.

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.

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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