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Entergy Engineer, III or Sr (Utility) in United States

Engineer, III or Sr (Utility)

Date: Oct 7, 2021

Legal Entity: Entergy Services, LLC


Posting End Date: 10/28/2021


This position may be filled as an Engineer III or Sr depending upon the identified candidates’ qualifications

Job Summary/Purpose

Act as the company liaison and technical support for Distribution Automation analysis, design, execution, and troubleshooting of distribution field devices. Acts as the Distribution Automation liaison and technical support for Entergy’s Grid Modernization efforts, working closely with the area distribution protection engineers and field support specialists. Responsible for but not limited to: Performing a wide variety of engineering analysis, project oriented engineering activities supporting Distribution automation and control theory, support the distribution 10 year Capital plan and the Joint T&D component of the transmission capital plan, provide technical support to distribution design engineers, operations, and managed accounts as it relates to Field equipment automation and communications, and participate in routine, non-routine, and emergency storm and outage event restoration duties.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • Develop, enhance, and support distribution control settings templates for Reclosers, Regulators, Capacitors, Switchgear, and other SCADA capable devices.

  • Create and maintain SCADA standards for distribution controls that are aligned with the Distribution Management System.

  • Provide technical support to Distribution Automation Engineers, Field Support Specialist, and Operations as it relates to distribution field equipment automation and communications.

  • Manage the Distribution Automation and Renewable Technologies lab RTDS simulator including integrations to SCADA enable distribution controls and power flow models.

  • Perform post automation event and failed transfer analysis and audits.

  • Work with Transmission organization to develop and implement distribution substation automation.

  • Complete DA device firmware and settings modification testing and associated change management.

  • Participate in routine, non-routine, and emergency storm and outage restoration duties.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum education required of the position

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Discipline (typically Electrical, Mechanical, Civil, Chemical, and Industrial) from a 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.

Desired: Electrical or Mechanical Engineering Degree

Minimum experience required of the position

Engineer III: 4+ years’ experience in an engineering discipline.

Engineer Sr: 6+ years’ experience in an engineering discipline.

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

Technical mastery of engineering principles. In-depth knowledge of procedures, programs, and standards in responsible area. Consistently drives for value in sound engineering decisions. Mentors other engineers and technical professionals. 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. 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. 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



Primary Location: Louisiana-New Orleans

Job Function : Professional

FLSA Status : Professional

Relocation Option: Level II

Union description/code : NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings : 1

Req ID: 104096

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 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.

Please note: Authorization to work in the United States is a precondition to employment in this position. Entergy will not sponsor candidates for work visas for this position.

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