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Entergy Engineer I, II, III, or Sr (Tdb) in New Orleans, Louisiana

Engineer I, II, III, or Sr (Tdb)

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Date: Apr 8, 2019

Location: New Orleans, LA, US

Company: Entergy

This position will be filled as an Engineer I, II, III or, Sr depending on the qualifications of the chosen candidate.

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE

Responsible for performing a wide variety of planning, analysis, and project-oriented engineering activities related to ensuring available capacity in the electrical distribution system. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Prepare and maintain the distribution five-year plan and the Joint Transmission and Distribution component of the Transmission plan. Support Transmission Planning and Project Development on high-side issues and planning. Serve as the Distribution Planning liaison to transmission project management, project design (Transmission and Distribution), and Asset Management Program Design. Provide technical support to distribution design engineers, operations, and managed accounts. Perform circuit coordination studies. Maintain the SynerGi distribution system analysis model and run load flow analysis to proactively identify potential system issues and generate project proposals to address these modeled issues. Meet with large customers (internal and external) to determine electric needs, requirements, and ability to serve. Develop and maintain the Emergency/Contingency Switching Plans for the assigned area of responsibility. Work directly with customers proposing larger Distributed Generation additions to the system as the Distribution technical adviser. Will participate in routine, non-routine, and emergency storm and outage event restoration duties. Project areas may include grid/system design, operations and maintenance, planning, asset management, reliability, computer applications, safety, and root cause failure analysis.

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

Monitor and maintain records of peak substation and circuit loads and perform annual load flow analysis with load forecasts for substation transformers, feeder circuits, and local loads.

Perform annual overload, voltage, power factor and contingency studies.

Develop and propose blanket and specific level substation and distribution normal load driven and N-1 contingency projects.

Provide technical guidance to the Engineering Design Group, Operations and the Distribution Operations Center through the proactive development and maintenance of emergency/contingency switching plans.

Provide project management for all planned improvements through the use of modeling, load tracking, and alternative analysis.

Review and recommend for approval electrical system solutions that meet customer needs, comply with company standards and enhance the overall system performance and reliability.

Participate in meetings with external customers, architects, developers, contractors and government entities to communicate standards and guidelines

Perform engineering calculations to aid in planning and corrective measure projects.

Assist with storm restoration efforts, both local and out of town, typically by serving as a Scout or Lead Scout in the initial stages of a storm restoration and provide technical and operational support and/or crew leadership in the later stages of the event.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Minimum education required of the position

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering Discipline (typically Electrical, Mechanical, Civil and Chemical, Industrial) from four year accredited institution. Degrees in engineering technology (typically, Electrical, Mechanical, Civil, Chemical, and Industrial)

Preferred: Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering

Minimum experience required of the position

  • Engineer I: 0 to 2 years experience in an engineering discipline.

  • 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.

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. Familiar with National Electrical Safety Codes and National Electrical Code. 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. Ability to meet the public in a pleasant and tactful manner and understand the importance of delivering a high level of customer service. 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.

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position

Must have valid driver's license and good driving record.

Engineer III- Sr: EIT OR Graduate Level Engineering Degree OR MBA Required.

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Primary Location: Louisiana-New Orleans

Job Function :Engineering

FLSA Status :Professional

Relocation Option: Level II

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1

Req ID: 86463

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

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

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.

Nearest Major Market: New Orleans

Job Segment: Engineer, Electrical, Project Manager, Technical Support, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Technology

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