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Entergy Supervisor, Relay Settings in New Orleans, Louisiana

Supervisor, Relay Settings

Date: Jul 21, 2021

Legal Entity: Entergy Services, LLC


* This position will be located in either New Orleans, LA or Jackson, MS. *


Leads the Transmission Engineering Relay Settings Team and provides direction and oversight to protection & control activities including the development of relay settings and RTU configurations. Maintains a strong focus on delivering projects to support the capital plan with quality, schedule, cost efficiency, NERC compliance, reliability and security of the Bulk Electric System.


  • Provides direct supervision to an engineering staff of relay settings and RTU configuration personnel, including coaching, training, effective resource management, providing technical guidance and quality assurance.

  • Develops and maintains the plan for supporting projects from development through completion with engineering services, either with employees, contracted engineers or through the services of engineering companies.

  • Manages contracts, which includes scope preparation, bid evaluation, cost tracking, invoice approval and processing, and release order preparation.

  • Performs various compliance activities to assess and evaluate compliance with NERC reliability standards. These activities include reporting, self-assessments, audit preparation and participation, development of corrective actions and remediations plans, identifying and correcting potential risks within current processes and procedures driving compliance-related tasks, and educating teams to ensure compliance-related tasks and the impacts thereof are well understood.

  • Develops and maintains technical standards to be applied to projects. Ensures the technical standards are in line with NERC regulatory requirements and standard industry engineering practices.

  • Has system-wide responsibility and actively participates on several jurisdictional teams of supervisors to enhance communication and coordination within the project organization.

  • Supports storm and incident response as a member of the System Incident Command Operations Section staff.


Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering.

Minimum Experience:

  • Minimum of seven (7) years of experience with proven leadership capabilities.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Extensive knowledge of relay settings and RTU Configuration/SCADA practices, standards, procedures and processes.

  • Thorough understanding of design, planning, project management, operations and/or construction.

  • Experience in managing/executing capital and/or O&M projects.

  • Strong organizational skills with ability to manage multi-projects simultaneously.

  • Capable of moving frequently between multiple tasks, while prioritizing conflicting priorities.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.

  • Strong analytical, problem solving and documentation skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills; team player.

  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint), budgets, financial procedures, and property accounting.

Any Certificates, Licenses, etc.:

  • None.


Primary Location: Louisiana-New Orleans

Job Function :Professional

FLSA Status :Professional

Relocation Option: Level II

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1

Req ID: 103202

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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