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Entergy Engineer (Fire Protection Systems) in The Woodlands, Texas

Engineer (Fire Protection Systems)

Date: Feb 12, 2024

Location: The Woodlands, Texas, United States

Company: Entergy

Posting End Date: 12/13/2023

Work Place Flexibility: Hybrid

Legal Entity: Entergy Services, LLC

This position may be filled as a Risk Engineer I, II or III depending on the candidate's experience and qualifications. This is a remote position that may be filled anywhere within the service territory

Job Summary/Description

Position reports to the Director of Risk Management / Risk Engineering. Responsible for recommending risk improvement and mitigation measures to both Entergy Nuclear and PowerGen leadership and Entergy Transmission and Distribution and Gas Operations Leadership. Responsibilities include consulting with company personnel regarding the solution of technical problems related to the protection of assets from loss due to fire and/or equipment failure. Must be capable of exercising engineering judgment in the identification and analysis of risk factors for major losses that would result in the damage of company assets and developing resolution strategies to mitigate those risk factors.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

Skills include the ability to perform comprehensive sprinkler system analysis, including water supply graphing, and to evaluate various special hazard exposures, such as flammable liquid storage and handling, rack storage and HPR protection features on electrical generating facilities including renewables. Provide assistance and technical input to Operations, Design, and Maintenance Organizations. Assignments include collaboration with other professional engineers in developing computational equations or formulation of solutions to technical problems. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining loss control standards for inspecting, testing and maintaining fire protection systems.

  • Ensuring Company facilities comply with fire protection standards and jurisdictional codes.

  • Promotes loss prevention throughout the Company through interaction with plant personnel.

  • Representing the Company in negotiations with governmental approval authorities.

  • Investigating existing hazards and recommends risk reduction measures to management.

  • Investigating losses and recommends corrective action to prevent future losses.

  • Coordinating insurance company inspections with plant personnel and assists with responses to insurance company recommendations.

  • Develops and presents loss prevention training programs.

  • Performing Failure Modes Effects Analysis

  • Performing Fire system design reviews.

  • Performing natural hazards risk models

Minimum requirements

Minimum education required of the position

  • Bachelor's degree in Fire Protection Engineering, Fire Protection Technology, Mechanical Engineering, or a related field OR Bachelors degree and 5 years of Risk Engineering/ Risk Management and Power Systems Engineering experience.

  • Preferred:

  • Operations experience preferred.

  • Relevant coursework or experience in fire protection systems

Minimum experience required of the position

  • Risk Engineer III: 5-7 years of related work experience

  • Risk Engineer II: 3-5 years of related work experience

  • Risk Engineer I: 1-3 years of related work experience

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

  • Intimate knowledge of fire protection engineering principles and their applications to both fire/property damage risk analysis in industrial facilities.

  • Working knowledge of engineering codes and standards.

  • Ability to perform quantitative fire hazard analyses and risk assessments.

  • Skills include the ability to perform comprehensive sprinkler system analysis and to assess various special hazard exposures, such as flammable liquid storage and handling.

  • Must be able to travel 10-15 nights a month.

  • Ability to quickly identify exposures and develop and present effective loss control solutions in a concise format to senor level management.

  • Ability to manage multiple assignments and fleet priorities.

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Primary Location: Texas - The Woodlands Louisiana : New Orleans || Arkansas : Little Rock || Mississippi : Jackson || Texas : The Woodlands

Job Function : Professional

FLSA Status : Professional

Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered

Union description/code : NON BARGAINING UNIT

Number of Openings : 1

Req ID: 114055

Travel Percentage : Up to 25%

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please clickhere (https://jobs.entergy.com/content/EEO/?locale=en_US) to view the EEO page, or see statements below.

EEO Statement: The Entergy System of Companies provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The Entergy System of Companies complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

The Entergy System of Companies expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of the Entergy System of Company employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

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Additional Responsibilities: 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.

Entergy Pay Transparency Policy Statement: The Entergy System of Companies (the Company) will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c). Equal Opportunity (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/manual/fccm/2l-equal-opportunity-clauses-and-other-requirements/2l00-equal-opportunity) and Pay Transparency (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/OFCCP/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf) .

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Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision (dol.gov) (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf)

The non-confidential portions of the affirmative action program for individuals with disabilities and protected veterans shall be available for inspection upon request by any employee or applicant for employment. Please contact HRCompliance@entergy.com to schedule a time to review the affirmative action plan during regular office hours.

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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