Entergy Jobs

Job Information

Entergy Engineer II-Sr. (Transmission) in Metairie, Louisiana

Date: Sep 10, 2019

Location: Metairie, LA, US

Company: Entergy

Job Summary/Purpose

Provides engineering support to Area Substation Supervisors. Performs a wide variety of planning, maintenance, design engineering, project management and construction, and operations activities related to routine, non-routine, and emergency restoration duties. Project areas may include grid/system design, operations and maintenance, planning, asset management, reliability, computer applications, safety, and root cause failure analysis. Prior experience in Transmission Protection Systems, NERC PRC-005 regulations, and RTU/SCADA systems is preferred.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

Performs a wide variety of detailed engineering analysis in Substation-related areas such as planning, 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 Provides engineering and technical support to Area Substation Supervisors in the group’s day to day performance of diagnostic and preventive maintenance tasks 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

Minimum Requirements

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.

  • Desired: Electrical or Mechanical Engineering Degree

Minimum experience required of the position

  • 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

  • Desired: Regulatory and Protection experience Experience with equipment testing, trouble shooting, data analysis, causal determination

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: Louisiana-Metairie

Job Function : Engineering

FLSA Status : Professional

Relocation Option: Level II

Union description/code : NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings : 1

Req ID: 87451

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

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


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: New Orleans

Job Segment: Engineer, Construction, Electrical, Testing, Design Engineer, Engineering, Technology