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.
Provide technical guidance to the Engineer Associates and Assistants and local area line groups.
Provide project management for all large projects including highway relocations, governmental projects, planned improvement and reliability projects.
Review and recommend for approval electrical designs that meet customer needs, comply with company standards and enhance the overall system performance and reliability.
Participate in meetings with external customers, architects, developers, contractors and government entities to communicate standards and guidelines.
Perform engineering calculations to aid in planning and corrective measure projects.
Assist with storm restoration efforts both local and out of town.
Minimum education required of the position
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Discipline (typically Electrical, Mechanical, Civil and Chemical, Industrial) from four year accredited institution or equivalent experience
Desired: Electrical or Mechanical Engineering Degree
Minimum experience required of the position
Engineer I - 0 to 2 years experience in an engineering discipline
Engineer II - 2 to 4 years experience in an engineering discipline
Engineer III - 3 to 5 years experience in an engineering discipline
Engineer Sr - 4 to 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. 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.
Primary Location: Louisiana-Metairie
Job Function: Engineering
FLSA Status: Professional
Relocation Option: Not approved
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 80247
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%
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