Entergy Engineer, Sr (Coord/DPIC) in Killona, Louisiana

Date: Sep 15, 2017

Location: Killona, LA, US

Company: Entergy

Primary Location: Louisiana-Killona

Job Function :Power Plant

FLSA Status :Professional

Relocation Option: Approved in accordance with the Entergy guidelines

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1.00

Req ID: 73777

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%


  • Responsible for scheduling and coordinating plant equipment surveillance testing and preventative maintenance tasks.

  • ​Act as Department Performance Improvement Coordinator (DPIC) as assigned to support selected department managers in their execution of the Entergy Standardized fleet procedures, processes and software tools used to implement the key programs for Corrective Action, Self-Assessment/Benchmarking and Trending.


  • Screen Condition Reports for assignment, corrective actions and completion.​

  • Perform, review and provide input to department Self-Assessments and benchmarks.​

  • Apply trend codes to issues documented in the Corrective Action Process and periodically review trend data to support department excellence plans.​

  • Works effectively with the Management Team setting priorities, allocating resources, and driving to operational excellence.​

  • Oversees the development and maintenance of the detailed work schedule for on line surveillances and preventative maintenance tasks. Participates on high impact teams. Oversees the development and maintenance of resource loading profiles. Develops 'what if' schedules and performs analysis with the working groups to determine the most effective method of scheduling the work.​

  • Updates the work management and scheduling software programs. Coordinates the provision of reports to system engineers to define work scope. Oversees the coordination with Operations to determine the scope of tagging system boundaries. Conducts critical path analysis for outage schedules.​

  • Assists with development of post work critiques. Facilitates the interface between work groups. Identifies deficiencies, analyzes alternatives, and recommends solutions to schedule conflicts. Performs field observations of personnel to reinforce standards and expectations and identify gaps in performance.

  • Works with management to identify and address performance deficiencies. Recommends and implements actions to improve gaps to operational excellence. Recommends changes to existing methods, procedures, and processes to improve overall outage activities.

  • Communicates technical information, concepts, and ideas verbally and in writing. Observes and ensures compliance with procedures and policies. Assesses conditions and makes decisions under pressure and time constraints. Serves as a member of the Emergency Response Organization.


Minimum education required of the position

  • Desired: B.S. Degree in Engineering or other scientific discipline generally associated with power plant operations or equivalent, or equivalent work experience

Minimum experience required of the position

  • Sr Engineer - 2 - 5 years experience in nuclear power design, operations, or equivalent, depending upon engineering level.

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

  • Technical understanding of nuclear generation principles and operation. Desired: outstanding communication, conflict management, and change management skills. Proficiency with current computer business applications.

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position

  • Desired: SRO License or certification.

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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