Entergy Engineer (Relay Design) in New Orleans, Louisiana
Engineer (Relay Design)
Date: Sep 14, 2023
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Posting End Date:
Work Place Flexibility: Hybrid
Legal Entity: Entergy Services, LLC
* This position can be filled as an Engineer I, II, III or Sr based on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. *
Provides protection and control design engineering services for transmission and distribution substations, along with technical guidance and support to asset management and capital projects teams. The engineer would need to communicate and work well with multiple discipline teams to ensure project goals are met. He or she would be required to help technicians work through and trouble shoot AC power circuits, DC control circuits, and relay control logic problems. This position supports Lake Charles, Texas, and Arkansas regions, so travel and overnight stay would be requested on a per project’s bases or as needed.
Performs a wide variety of detailed engineering analysis, project scoping, cost estimation, specification/procurement of relay equipment and prepare IFA/IFC design packages for construction.
Uses engineering/technical principles and best practices to help develop internal and external protection standards, configuration management support, NERC compliance support, Entergy Continuous Improvement initiatives.
Works collectively with multiple groups across different disciplines to support project needs. These groups consist of project management, construction, SCADA modelers, RTU configuration, telecom transport, data networking, relay settings, substation electrical/civil designers, planning, asset management, and third-party entities that connect to the Entergy Grid.
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.
Assist with storm/emergency restoration efforts as necessary.
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.
Preferred: Electrical Engineering Bachelor’s Degree.
Engineer I: 0 - 2 years of experience in an engineering discipline.
Engineer II: 2+ years of experience in an engineering discipline.
Engineer III: 4+ years of experience in an engineering discipline.
Engineer Sr: 6+ years of experience in an engineering discipline.
Preferred: Protection and controls design, SEL Relay Design, and Transmission and Distribution Design experience.
Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
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.
Any Certifications, Licenses, etc.:
- Preferred : FE, EIT, PE
Primary Location: Louisiana-New Orleans Louisiana : New Orleans
Job Function : Engineering
FLSA Status : Professional
Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered
Union description/code : NON BARGAINING UNIT
Number of Openings : 1
Req ID: 112932
Travel Percentage :Up to 25%
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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.
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