Entergy Engineering Associate-Distribution I in Flippin, Arkansas
Engineering Associate-Distribution I
Date: Aug 5, 2022
Location: Flippin, Arkansas, United States
Responsible for meeting with customers to determine electric needs and requirements.
Negotiate terms for electric service delivery.
Prepare work request for revenue and improvement projects.
Stake pole lines, acquire Right of Way easements, prepare cost estimates, prepare construction drawings and coordinate other pre construction activities.
Assist with storm restoration efforts both local and out of town.
Minimum education required of the position
2 or 4 year Technical Degree or minimum experience requirements.
Minimum experience required of the position
Engrg Associate-Dist I - 5 years operational experience or minimum education requirements.
Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position
Good interpersonal skills along with strong written and oral communication skills. Good knowledge of Personal Computer operations and related software. Basic theory of electricity. Ability to interpret construction drawings. Ability to manage multiple activities and changing priorities. Ability to work well under pressure. Self-motivated and dependable team player. Good math skills. Familiar with National Electrical Safety Code and national Electrical Code. 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 maintain and care for Company equipment properly and safeguard assets. 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. Desired: Knowledge of electrical distribution material. Knowledge of electrical distribution construction practices. Working knowledge of the AM/FM graphical program. Working knowledge of the DIS estimating program. Knowledgeable in MS Office software (Word, Excel, and Outlook). Knowledgeable of Entergy's corporate applications (EARL, ESTER, PEARL, etc.). Knowledge of Entergy's Customer Service policies. Knowledge of Entergy's distribution material and construction practices. Knowledge of Entergy's DIS program.
Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position
Must have valid driver's license and good driving record.
Must be available for 24-hour call out and extended hours as necessary. 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.
Primary Location: Arkansas-Flippin
Job Function :Engineering
FLSA Status :Professional
Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered
Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings :1
Req ID: 108076
Travel Percentage :Up to 25%
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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.
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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