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Entergy Engineer - Transmission (TFE) in Alexander, Arkansas

Engineer - Transmission (TFE)

Date: Jan 19, 2023

Location: Alexander, Arkansas, United States

Company: Entergy

Posting End Date:

Work Place Flexibility: Hybrid

* The nature of this position is "hybrid" but will be domiciled in either Alexander, AR, or Jackson, MS. *

* This position can be filled as an Engineer I, II, III or Sr based on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. *

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE:

This position, in the Operational Readiness group, performs and analyzes operational planning studies, both steady-state and dynamic. This includes updating operational planning models, coordinating Transmission and Generation outage plans, forecasting loads, and updating operating guides and procedures.

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform steady-state load flow analysis in the Operational horizon.

  • Perform updates to operational planning models.

  • Perform transient stability and voltage stability studies. Familiarity with the PSE/E software package and other state of the art load flow and stability packages, such as Power World, VSAT, TSAT and SSAT is essential

  • Provide technical support to the Transmission Control Center (TCC) on steady-state and dynamic power system issues

  • Interface with load serving entities, regulatory agencies, reliability councils and other transmission providers.

  • Represent Entergy on industry wide technical working groups.

  • Assist with storm/emergency restoration efforts as necessary.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering Discipline (typically Electrical, Mechanical, Civil, Chemical, and Industrial) from a four-year accredited institution

  • Degree in Engineering Technology (typically, Electrical, Mechanical, Civil, Chemical, and Industrial) from four-year accredited institution, with PE may be considered

  • Preferred :

  • BS Electrical Engineering Degree with emphasis on power systems

Minimum Experience:

  • Engineer I: 0 - 2 years of applicable and progressive experience

  • Engineer II: at least 2 - 4 years of applicable and progressive experience

  • Engineer III: at least 4 - 6 years of applicable and progressive experience

  • Sr Engineer: at least 6 years of applicable and progressive experience

  • Preferred :

  • At least 5 years of experience in modeling, system analysis and planning of power systems

  • Experience in a power utility or a consulting company

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated ability to apply engineering principles

  • Thorough understanding of procedures, programs, and standards in responsible area

  • Consistently demonstrates good engineering judgment

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Preferred :

  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills with ability to work in a team environment

  • Proficient technical expertise with computer software and database development

  • Skills in engineering analysis, problem solving and condition assessment

Any Certificates, Licenses, etc.:

  • Preferred : PE Certification

Primary Location: Arkansas-Alexander Arkansas : Alexander || Mississippi : Jackson

Job Function : Engineering

FLSA Status : Professional

Relocation Option: Level II

Union description/code : NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings : 1

Req ID: 109714

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please clickhere (https://jobs.entergy.com/content/EEO/?locale=en_US) to view the EEI page, or see statements below.

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.

Accessibility: 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. If you are an individual with a disability and you are in need of an accommodation for the recruiting process please click here (humanr@entergy.com?subject=Accessibility) and provide your name, contact number, the accommodation requested and the requisition number that you are requesting the accommodation for. Employee Services will contact you regarding your request.

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.

Entergy Pay Transparency Policy Statement: The Entergy System of Companies (the Company) will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c). Equal Opportunity (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/manual/fccm/2l-equal-opportunity-clauses-and-other-requirements/2l00-equal-opportunity) and Pay Transparency (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/OFCCP/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf) .

The non-confidential portions of the affirmative action program for individuals with disabilities and protected veterans shall be available for inspection upon request by any employee or applicant for employment. Please contact HRCompliance@entergy.com to schedule a time to review the affirmative action plan during regular office hours.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

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.

Please note: Authorization to work in the United States is a precondition to employment in this position. Entergy will not sponsor candidates for work visas for this position.

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