Entergy Utility Foreman - Relay in Conroe Texas, Texas
Utility Foreman - Relay
Date: May 16, 2023
Location: Conroe, Texas, United States
Posting End Date: 05/30/2023
Work Place Flexibility: Onsite
Legal Entity: Entergy Texas, Inc.-GTX
Utility Foreman - Relay is primarily responsible for supervising and performing installations, maintenance and testing of substation protective systems and SCADA systems. The relay foreman will supervise emergency activities associated with the restoration of relay and substation equipment. The relay foreman promotes safe work behaviors and actions from all assigned crews. The relay foreman provides a professional point of contact for contractors and internal/external customers. The relay foreman must be available for callouts and extended hours.
Supervise and perform all aspects of installation and maintenance of substation protective systems
Supervise and perform all aspects of installation and maintenance of substation SCADA systems
Supervise and organize emergency activities associated with the restoration of relay and/or substation equipment
Provide field training to relay crews on a wide array of protective devices, schemes and philosophies
Assist crews in performing relay and SCADA testing and commissioning
Provide a professional point of contact for contractors, internal/external customers, and design groups
Ensures compliance with Configuration Management and system protection regulatory procedures and processes
Facilitate and support activities associated with the realization of departmental and company goals
Assure a safe work environment exists and actively and progressively require safe work behaviors and actions from all assigned crews
High School Diploma or equivalent or related work experience.
Preferred : 2-year technical degree in Electronics/Instrumentation
At least 5 years of experience in the electric utility industry, or in a related industrial field
5-10 years of experience in electrical substation maintenance or construction
Experience in leading construction and maintenance of transmission relay protection schemes
Experience with leading on-call/after-hours response to substation equipment and line outages on the transmission system
Experience in storm restoration of transmission substations
Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Able to work with little direction with a high level of organization to accomplish multiple projects simultaneously
Must be available for 24-hour callout and extended hours
Must be certified and able to perform substation switching
Proficient in transmission relay protection schemes including: Power Line Zone Distance Protection, Permissive and Blocking Schemes, Transformer and Bus Differential Protection, Fiber Optic Communication Schemes, Power Line Carrier Schemes
Proficient with RTU SCADA programming (GE: D20, D25, D400 ; SEL RTAC)
Proficient with microprocessor based relay applications ( SEL Engineering, GE, ABB)
Any Certificates, Licenses, etc.:
Primary Location: Texas - Conroe Texas : Conroe
Job Function : Professional
FLSA Status : Professional with Paid Overtim
Relocation Option: Level II
Union description/code : NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings : 1
Req ID: 111384
Travel Percentage : Up to 25%
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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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