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Entergy Engineer I-Sr (Electrical or Mechanical) in Southaven, Mississippi

Date: Sep 12, 2019

Location: Southaven, Mississippi, United States

Company: Entergy

*This position may be filled in Southaven or Senatobia, MS*

Job Summary/Purpose

Responsible for meeting with customers to determine electric needs and requirements. Performs a wide variety of planning, maintenance, and design engineering activities related to routine, non-routine, and emergency restoration duties. Project areas may include grid/system design, operations and maintenance, planning, asset management, reliability, computer applications, safety, and root cause failure analysis.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  1. Provide technical guidance to the Engineer Associates and Assistants and local area line groups.

  2. Provide project management for all large projects including highway relocations, governmental projects, planned improvement and reliability projects.

  3. Review and recommend for approval electrical designs that meet customer needs, comply with company standards and enhance the overall system performance and reliability.

  4. Participate in meetings with external customers, architects, developers, contractors and government entities to communicate standards and guidelines.

  5. Perform engineering calculations to aid in planning and corrective measure projects.

  6. Assist with storm restoration efforts both local and out of town.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum education required of the position

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Discipline (Electrical or Mechanical is preferred) from four year accredited institution. Degrees in engineering technology (typically, Electrical, Mechanical, Civil, Chemical, and Industrial) from a four year accredited institution with PE may be considered.

Minimum experience required of the position

Engineer I (Utility) - 0 to 2 years experience in an engineering discipline.

Engineer II (Utility) - 2+ years experience in an engineering discipline.

Engineer III (Utility) - 4+ years experience in an engineering discipline.

Engineer, Sr (Utility) - 6+ years experience in an engineering discipline.

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

Demonstrated ability to apply engineering principles. Thorough understanding of procedures, programs, and standards in responsible area. Consistently demonstrates good engineering judgment. Good leadership skills. Good interpersonal skills along with strong written and oral communication skills. Excellent math skills. Excellent project management skills. Good knowledge of Personal Computer operations and related software. Familiar with National Electrical Safety Codes and National Electrical Code. Ability to manage multiple activities and changing priorities. Ability to work well under pressure. Required to work safely and follow all Entergy safety policies and procedures. Ability to recognize hazards in the workplace and have the ability to mitigate the hazards. Ability to meet the public in a pleasant and tactful manner and understand the importance of delivering a high level of customer service. Demonstrated acceptance of a diverse and inclusive work environment and customer base. Ability to recognize opportunities for process improvement and have the ability to enact change.

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position

All Levels: Must have valid driver's license and good driving record.

Engineer III & SR: EIT OR Graduate Level Engineering Degree OR MBA Required.


Primary Location: Mississippi-Southaven

Job Function :Engineering

FLSA Status :Professional

Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1

Req ID: 88127

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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