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Entergy Engineer (Utility) in New Orleans, Louisiana

Engineer (Utility)

Date: Jun 15, 2024

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Company: Entergy

Work Place Flexibility: Onsite

Legal Entity: Entergy Services, LLC

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

Job Summary/Purpose

Act as the company liaison and technical support for Grid Technology’s relay automation, SCADA integration, and circuit protection logic. Project areas may include advanced distribution management system (ADMS), fault location isolation and service restoration systems (FLISR), invertor-based resource (IBR) protection, and volt-var optimization projects. This role will work out of Entergy’s state of the art Grid Technologies Lab in New Orleans, LA with a technical team of engineers, analyst, and relay specialists.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • Develop, enhance, and support distribution relay settings templates for reclosers, regulators, capacitors, switchgear, and other SCADA capable devices

  • Create and maintain SCADA standards for distribution relays that are aligned with the Distribution Management System and are compliant with IT, OT, and security standards

  • Provide technical support to Distribution Automation Engineers, Field Support Specialist, and Operations as it relates to distribution field equipment automation and communications

  • Responsible for relay settings file standards and processes in relay asset management system

  • Work with Transmission organization to develop standards compliant with the distribution management system project

  • Complete DA device firmware and settings modification testing and associated change management

  • Participate in routine, non-routine, and emergency storm and outage restoration duties

Minimum Requirements

Minimum education required of the position

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.

Desired: Electrical or Mechanical Engineering Degree

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.

Desired: Distribution utility/operations experience.

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

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Primary Location: Louisiana-New Orleans Louisiana : New Orleans

Job Function : Professional

FLSA Status : Professional

Relocation Option: Level II

Union description/code : NON BARGAINING UNIT

Number of Openings : 1

Req ID: 114457

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

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Additional Responsibilities: 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.

Entergy Pay Transparency Policy Statement: The Entergy System of Companies (the Company) will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c). Equal Opportunity (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/manual/fccm/2l-equal-opportunity-clauses-and-other-requirements/2l00-equal-opportunity) and Pay Transparency (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/OFCCP/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf) .

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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.

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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