Entergy Utility Foreman - Relay in Metairie, Louisiana

Utility Foreman - Relay

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Date: Nov 7, 2018

Location: Metairie, LA, US

Company: Entergy

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE

Utility Foreman - Relay is primarily responsible for supervising and performing installations, maintenance and testing of substation protective systems and SCADA systems. The relay foreman will supervise emergency activities associated with the restoration of relay and substation equipment. The relay foreman promotes safe work behaviors and actions from all assigned crews. The relay foreman provides a professional point of contact for contractors and internal/external customers. The relay foreman must be available for callouts and extended hours.

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supervise and perform all aspects of installation and maintenance of substation protective systems. Supervise and perform all aspects of installation and maintenance of substation SCADA systems. Supervise and organize emergency activities associated with the restoration of relay and/or substation equipment

  • Provide field training to relay crews on a wide array of protective devices, schemes and philosophies

  • Assist crews in performing relay and SCADA testing and commissioning

  • Provide a professional point of contact for contractors, internal/external customers, and design groups.

  • Ensures compliance with Configuration Management and system protection regulatory procedures and processes. Facilitate and support activities associated with the realization of departmental and company goals.

  • Assure a safe work environment exists and actively and progressively require safe work behaviors and actions from all assigned crews

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Minimum education required of the position

High School Diploma or equivalent or related work experience. 2-Year Technical Degree in electronics/instrumentation preferred.

Minimum experience required of the position

5+ years' experience in electric utility industry. 5-10 years' experience in electrical substation maintenance or construction preferred.

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

Able to work with little direction with a high level of organization to accomplish multiple projects simultaneously. Must be available for 24-hour callout and extended hours. Must be certified and able to perform substation switching.

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position

Ability to obtain and maintain a TWIC Card.

Primary Location: Louisiana-Metairie

Job Function :Skilled / Craft

FLSA Status :Professional with Paid Overtim

Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1

Req ID: 83044

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

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Nearest Major Market: New Orleans

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