Entergy Telecomm Tech or Sr Telecomm Tech in Gretna, Louisiana

Date: Sep 15, 2017

Location: Gretna, LA, US

Company: Entergy

Primary Location: Louisiana-Gretna

Job Function :Other

MRV Minimum Salary :

MRV Maximum Salary :$80,983.76

FLSA Status :Nonexempt

Relocation Option: Not approved

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1.00

Req ID: 73737

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

*This position may be filled as a Telecom Tech or Telecom Tech Sr, depending on the qualifications and experience.*

Job Summary/Purpose

Responsible for planning work details under limited supervision. This position must be able to perform work of significant difficulty involved in the installation, provisioning, and technical support of all types of telecommunications equipment.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • Perform telecom circuit provisioning and issue resolution; system hardware installation, system moves and changes, and system outage resolution.

  • Execute orders effectively and efficiently.

  • Be proficient in the use of test equipment, such as Volt-Ohmmeters, RF Power Meters, Frequency Counters, Communications Service Monitors, Optical Power Meters, Transmission Impairment Measurement Test Sets, T-1 Test Sets, DS-3 Test Sets, and Optical Time Domain Reflectometers.

  • Plan, layout, and perform work assigned in a safe and efficient manner.

  • Direct work of crew members, instruct and train other employees.

  • Act in a leadership capacity when authorized.

  • Available for afterhours call out on issues and problems as it relates to Telecommunications.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum education required of the position

2 year Electronics Technology Degree, or relevant experience.

Minimum experience required of the position

Five-plus years’ experience in at least three of the following areas: voice system support, two-way radio system support, fiber optic transmission system support, microwave radio system support, or AC and DC power plant support.

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

  • Have a complete working knowledge of electronic circuitry and electronics theory.

  • Be able to understand technical problems and perform a wide variety of non‑routine work where only general methods of procedure are available.

  • Must comply with the Company safety policy and all regulatory body rules and regulations.

  • Must supply personal tools used in work.

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position

Be able to maintain a valid Driver’s License, TWIC card or other applicable required license, background check, or ID.

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, 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, 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.

Entergy provides reasonable accommodations for online applicants. Requests for a reasonable accommodation may be made orally or in writing by an applicant, employee, or third party on his or her behalf.

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.

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.

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