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Entergy Tech, Gas in New Orleans, Louisiana

Date: Jan 15, 2020

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Company: Entergy


Perform SCADA, High Pressure Metering, Odorization & Pressure Regulating Functions of the Gas Measurement Group according to Office of Pipeline Safety (“OPS”) Requirements


  • Troubleshoot and replace/repair gas metering and pressure regulating devices

  • Test, calibrate and maintain gas metering, regulating, pressure recording and SCADA devices

  • Complete all documentation completely and accurately using paper and electronic media

  • Analyze data collected and determine remedial action needed to correct problems or potential problems

  • Perform all tasks within time and budget guidelines

  • Utilize Entergy Gas Operations computer application systems: GMS, GIS, Access and MS Office programs to help plan, schedule and document work.

  • Provide Field Operations expertise (direction and support) to Engineering, Construction, Maintenance and Contractor Crews / Groups for design, construction and maintenance projects

  • Assist with the evaluation and replacement of gas facilities (regulators, odorization, metering and SCADA equipment)

  • Ability to make decisions in high pressure situations alone.

  • Available for after hour callout, weekends and holidays


  • Ability to interpret and understand equipment installation and repair procedures, equipment diagrams, maps & records

  • Fundamental knowledge of metering and pressure regulating principles

  • Fundamental background in basic electricity and electronics and ability to operate various electronic/technical equipment and instruments

  • Knowledge of Company Safety and Work policies

  • Knowledge of Pipeline Safety Regulations 49 CFR Part 192 related to Regulating, Odorization & SCADA Equipment

  • Possess High School diploma or equivalent

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

  • Self-motivator

  • PC skills and understanding of computers

  • Have and maintain a current/valid driver's license

  • Safety sensitive position subject to random PHMSA DOT drug and alcohol testing regulations


  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs

  • Work requires 90% of outdoor activity

  • Must be able to sit/stand for extended periods of time


Minimum experience required of the position



  • PTEC or other instrumentation and controls certification or degree (knowledge of transmitter operation and calibration procedures)

  • Previous pneumatic and electronic instrumentation experience

  • Experience with gas measurement configuration of flow computers and remote terminal units (RTUs)

  • Understanding of different types of flow meters and AGA flow calculations

  • Experience with Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems and communication protocols between systems and remote measurement points (Modbus, Fisher ROC, RS-232, RS-485, etc)

  • Knowledge of gas industry specific software (Fisher Roclink, Daniels Mon, and other measurement specific software applications)

  • Understanding of basic AC/DC circuits analysis. Knowledge of installing electrical conduit/wiring.

  • Knowledge of control systems and different flow control types (pressure and flow)

  • Knowledge of pipeline safety regulations

  • Willingness to cross train in other functions of the Field Operations work group

Additional Responsibilities:

Must be available/able to work by himself/herself on nights, weekends and holidays with no special consideration. Safety sensitive position subject to random PHMSA DOT drug and alcohol testing regulations. Subject to 24 hour calllout.


Primary Location: Louisiana-New Orleans

Job Function :Skilled / Craft

FLSA Status :Nonexempt

Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1

Req ID: 91440

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

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


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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