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Entergy Engineer I-Sr. (Transmission Line Design) in New Orleans, Louisiana

Date: Oct 7, 2019

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Company: Entergy


Position will be filled as an Engineer I, II, III or Sr. depending upon candidates’ qualifications.

The successful candidate will perform engineering activities related to the design of Transmission Line structure foundations. Candidate will also act as project manager for the updating, oversight, and management of transmission line design and construction standards. Project areas may include grid/system design, operations and maintenance, planning, asset management, reliability, computer applications, safety, and root cause failure analysis.


Performs a wide variety of detailed engineering analysis in transmission-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.

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 Education :

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering Discipline (typically Electrical, Mechanical, Civil, Chemical, and Industrial)

  • Civil Engineering Degree Preferred, 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.

Minimum Experience :

  • Engineer I: 0-2 years of experience in an engineering discipline

  • Engineer II: 2-4 years of experience in an engineering discipline

  • Engineer III: 4-6 years of experience in an engineering discipline

  • Engineer Sr.: 6+ years of experience in an engineering discipline

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities :

  • Familiar with MFAD and/or PLSCadd design software applications.

  • Demonstrated ability to apply engineering principles.

  • Thorough understanding of procedures, programs, and standards in responsible area.

  • Consistently demonstrates good engineering judgment.

  • 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-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: 88038

Travel Percentage :25% to 50%

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.

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