Entergy Mechanical Engineer (Power Plant) in Newark, Arkansas

Mechanical Engineer (Power Plant)

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Date: Nov 7, 2018

Location: Newark, AR, US

Company: Entergy


Provide engineering and technical oversight in the various Fossil environments such as: Plants, Plant support, and Fleet Maintenance.


  • Plant NERC Champion/ Ensure that testing of NERC related devices are coordinated with Compliance Technical Specialists

  • Facilitate the self-certification process for NERC Reliability Standards

  • Provide guidance and support to plant staff to help ensure compliance related tasks are performed as prescribed in Fossil Generation NERC procedures

  • Champion of Causal Analysis/ Lead and assist in causal analysis of plant component failures, environmental and NERC compliance related items, and operational events

  • Project Management & Technical oversight/ Coordinate and execute betterment capital and O&M projects, interface with plant production and maintenance, project personnel, and other stake holders

  • Ensure plant modification process is followed on projects

  • Provide project and maintenance troubleshooting of equipment to address issues in a timely manner

  • Provide oversight of engineering activities of external firms, including development of work scopes, and solicitation and evaluation of proposals, project planning and controls, review of deliverables, installation support, and start-up assistance

  • Assist plant on HON criteria/ Improve plant processes, support plant staff in establishing action plans to close gaps, and track action plan progress through completion

  • Support reliability process by serving as Boiler Tube Failure Reduction (BTFR) team leader

  • Ensure technical resources are available to assist in daily operations/maintenance activities

  • Provide expert level consultation associated with applicable equipment. E.g. turbine - generator, boiler, auxiliaries, etc.

  • Provide interface with equipment OEMs. Provide engineering support for plant modifications


Minimum Education :

  • B.S. Degree in Engineering

  • Desired: Mechanical Engineering Degree

Minimum Experience :

  • Engineer I: 0-2 years of applicable and progressive experience

  • Engineer II: 2-4 years of applicable and progressive experience

  • Engineer III: 4-6 years of applicable and progressive experience

  • Engineer Sr: 6+ years of applicable and progressive experience

  • Desired: Power Generation experience preferred or other industrial experience with boiler and turbine operation

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities :

  • Demonstrates good engineering judgment. Strong engineering analysis and problem solving skills as required by the specific job

  • Thorough understanding of procedures, programs, and standards in responsible area

Certifications, Licenses, etc. :

  • None


  • 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


Primary Location: Arkansas-Newark

Job Function :Power Plant Operations

FLSA Status :Professional

Relocation Option: Level II

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1

Req ID: 83961

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

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

Nearest Major Market: Jonesboro

Job Segment: Power Plant, Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Boiler Engineer, Power Plant Operator, Energy, Engineering

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