Entergy Maintenance Operator (Power Plant) in Westlake, Louisiana

Maintenance Operator (Power Plant)

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Date: Jul 5, 2018

Location: Westlake, LA, US

Company: Entergy

This position can be filled by a MO, I, II, or III based on their experience and/or skill level


Function as a member of a rotating shift compliment working under the direction of a Plant Supervisor to operate and maintain generating units while maintaining a high level of safety, reliability, and efficiency. Responsible for performing operating functions including monitoring and operation of power plant equipment safely within equipment and procedural parameters. Capable and knowledgeable in power plant systems, starting and stopping equipment, safely isolating equipment for maintenance activities, and monitoring environmental parameters. Responsible for performing routine operator rounds and performing lubrication to plant rotating equipment as required. Advancement through Operational Skills Development Plan to gain specific knowledge of plant equipment and progress through Maintenance Operator levels up to specified Technician level.


  • Knowledgeable in and compliant with environmental rules and regulations

  • Knowledgeable in and follows safety policies, practices and procedures

  • Performs preventative maintenance activities which include basic electrical, instrument and mechanical work/inspection and repair

  • Work overtime at times when shift coverage is required due to unexpected circumstances


Minimum education required of the position

  • High school diploma

  • Desired: Process Technology/Instrumentation/Electrical Associates Degree

Minimum experience required of the position

  • Desired: 3 years of experience in operations or similar field

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

  • Knowledge of the elementary principles of mechanical measuring devices, instruments, controls, and regulating devices as used in steam electric plants

  • Knowledge of the principles of operation and function of steam boilers, turbo- generators, pumps, heaters, steam traps, piping systems, pressure and level regulators and their controls, and auxiliary systems

  • Preferred: power plant and/or maintenance - equipment operation experience

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position

  • Successful completion of the EEI POSS/MASS test

  • Candidates selected to take the POSS MASS Test will be invited via e-mail. You may need to check your spam email. If you are POSS MASS Recommended, please note it on your resume


Primary Location: Louisiana-Westlake

Job Function :Power Plant Operations

FLSA Status :Nonexempt

Relocation Option: Not approved

Union description/code :GLA-Fossil-U03

Number of Openings :2

Req ID: 80326

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

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

Pre-employment Testing: One way that Entergy has found to identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs is through pre-employment testing. If this position does require an EEI test, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting. If you are invited to a test session, we strongly recommend you review and complete the practice test as well as review the testing brochure for your respective test. The test brochure will give you critical information on the test such as time allocated and number of questions. Also, keep in mind that the actual test is timed; you should practice timing yourself while doing the practice tests. The practice test information and test brochures can be located by going to the EEI website, http://www.eei.org/practicetests , Logon ID: entergy, password: practice test (2 words).

In addition to EEI testing there is also Fit-for-Duty testing which will identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs. If this position does require Fit-for-Duty testing, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting.

Nearest Major Market: Lake Charles

Job Segment: Power Plant, Electrical, Power Plant Operator, Inspector, Instrumentation, Energy, Engineering, Quality

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