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Entergy Maintenance Planner/Schedule Coordinator - Power Plant in Willis, Texas

Date: Sep 9, 2019

Location: Willis, Texas, 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.


Manages the planning and scheduling of all maintenance activities to ensure the safe and reliable operation of the plant. Procures all materials, secure available manpower and schedule activities in accordance with Entergy's maintenance management process to maintain all RMP goals. Maintains store room inventory and manages associated plant budgets. Performs long range planning for outage maintenance tasks and auxiliary outage projects and develops integrated outage schedules for all outage tasks. Performs contract management activities to support auxiliary outage work. Ensures all work is completed in accordance with Entergy procedures and within compliance guidelines (SoX).


  • Performs all maintenance planning activities to ensure correct materials and manpower resources are available to support preventive maintenance, corrective maintenance and fault-finding activities prior to them being scheduled

  • Manages, prioritizes and schedules all maintenance activities at the plant

  • Builds weekly maintenance schedules

  • Manages the maintenance backlog and identifies any emergency break-in work that requires immediate attention

  • Maintains the work maintenance system (AIMM) for the plant

  • Ensures all outstanding work is documented with a current work request detailing the required scope of work

  • Ensures all completed work requests are closed out showing a detailed description of work completed and man hours logged against each task

  • Performs long range planning for outage preventive/corrective maintenance task and for auxiliary outage projects

  • Develops outage work schedules and manages all contracts, contractors and budgets associated with this work

  • Manages multiple annual maintenance contracts for the plant

  • Schedules contractors to perform work and manages all associated budgets

  • Manages the plant VRC process to secure resources for outage support


Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent work experience

Minimum Experience:

  • At least 4 years of experience in the power plant or related industry

Desired Experience:

  • Multidiscipline experience (Mechanical, electrical, I&C, etc.)

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • None

Minimum Certifications:

  • None


Primary Location: Texas-Willis

Job Function :Power Plant Operations

FLSA Status :Professional

Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1

Req ID: 88052

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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