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Entergy Engineer - Power Plant in Redfield, Arkansas

Date: Oct 7, 2019

Location: Redfield, Arkansas, United States

Company: Entergy

At Entergy, we’ve been planning for the future for more than 100 years. We’ve experienced a lot of change, generating power first from sawdust to now splitting atoms, harnessing sunlight and using abundant, clean and efficient natural gas.

We are on the verge of a monumental technology convergence, where reality swiftly catches up to possibility. The utility of the future does much more than keep the lights on and the gas flowing. It’s knowledgeable and skillful workforce will solve challenges and fuel a brighter, smarter, more prosperous future for everyone.

Having the lowest retail electricity rates of any utility in the United States drives economic growth within Entergy’s region, a key ingredient to sustained growth for any utility. We also believe a diverse workforce committed to personal and professional growth is critical to our success. We place a high priority on developing talent to meet current and future needs, giving employees opportunities to grow their careers their way.

Entergy’s Power Generation group operates a fleet of 28 active natural gas, coal, oil, hydroelectric and solar facilities with the capacity to generate nearly 17,000 megawatts and is building or acquiring more than 3,000 megawatts of new natural gas generation to join its 30,000 megawatts of nuclear, natural gas, coal, oil, hydroelectric and solar facilities.

* This position will be filled by an Engineer I, II, III, or Sr based on the experience and qualifications of the selected candidate. *

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE:

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

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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 Power 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

  • Conduct project management and 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 REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum Education:

  • B.S. degree in Engineering

  • Preferred: B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering

Minimum Experience:

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

  • Engineer II: at least 2 – 4 years of applicable and progressive experience

  • Engineer III: at least 4 – 6 years of applicable and progressive experience

  • Sr. Engineer: at least 6 years of applicable and progressive experience

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

Any Certificates, Licenses, etc.:

  • None

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Primary Location: Arkansas-Redfield

Job Function :Engineering

FLSA Status :Professional

Relocation Option: Level II

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1

Req ID: 88908

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.

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