Entergy Engineer, Sr (Trans) in New Orleans, Louisiana

Engineer, Sr (Trans)

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Date: Jul 13, 2018

Location: New Orleans, LA, US

Company: Entergy

Job Summary/Purpose

Provide system protection and control design services for transmission and distribution substations throughout the Entergy system. Primary duties include project development, relay material specification, cost estimating, and preparation of design details including AC/DC schematics and wiring diagrams for construction packages. Other duties include internal and external standards support and development. Position involves working in a team oriented, strong matrix environment with all facets of the transmission business and clients, including planning, retail, and third parties working in Entergy's service area. Must be willing to travel with overnight stays as necessary to complete assignments, including storm restoration support.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

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 Requirements

Minimum education required of the position

Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from a four-year accredited institution.

Minimum experience required of the position

Sr. Engineer 6+ years of experience in Electrical Engineering

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.

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position

None required. PE certification preferred, EIT certification desired


Primary Location: Louisiana-New Orleans

Job Function :Engineering

FLSA Status :Professional

Relocation Option: Approved in accordance with the Entergy guidelines

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1

Req ID: 81150

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

Nearest Major Market: New Orleans

Job Segment: Construction, Engineer, Electrical, Electrical Engineering, Project Manager, Engineering, Technology

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