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Entergy Supervisor, Substation Design (Transmission) in New Orleans, Louisiana

Date: Nov 7, 2019

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Company: Entergy

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE:

Provides leadership for the engineering design activities for projects within Substation Design. The position supervises employees who prepare the estimates, project scopes, technical drawings, construction specifications, material specifications and requisitions and complete as-built documentation. The supervisor ensures that projects achieve stated objectives, are implemented in accordance with regulatory requirements and company standards, meet established schedules and are completed within approved authorizations and budgets.

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provides direct supervision to an engineering staff of substation designers, including coaching, training, effective resource management, providing technical guidance and quality assurance.

Evaluates the resource levels required for current and future workloads; Assigns company and contractor staff to accomplish effectively; Manages consultants, which includes scope preparation, bid evaluation, cost tracking, invoice approval and processing, and release order preparation.

Actively participates on a jurisdictional team of supervisors with other functional area supervisors to enhance communication and coordination within the project organization

Serves as the primary contact for the Grids, Distribution and Project Development for design evaluations, proposals and estimates for studies, customer requests, maintenance and potential projects.

Develops, maintains and implements substation design standards.

Responds to substation related regulatory and compliance issues.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum education required of the position

Bachelor's degree in Engineering.

Bachelor's degree in Electrical, Mechanical, or Civil Engineering desired.

Minimum experience required of the position

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

Desired: Substation Design, Transmission or Utility Experience; Project Mangement and Execution, Team Lead experience

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

Extensive knowledge of substation design 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, with superiors, colleagues and individuals inside and outside the Company. 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. required for the position

Professional Engineering license desired

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.

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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: 89330

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the full statement.

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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