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Entergy Planner/Scheduler Coordinator - Power Generation Plant in Greenville, Mississippi

Planner/Scheduler Coordinator - Power Generation Plant

Date: Jun 9, 2021

Legal Entity: Entergy Mississippi, LLC


At Entergy, we’ve been planning for the future for more than 100 years. We’ve experienced a lot of change, generating power first from sawdust to now splitting atoms, harnessing sunlight and using abundant, clean and efficient natural gas.

We are on the verge of a monumental technology convergence, where reality swiftly catches up to possibility. The utility of the future does much more than keep the lights on and the gas flowing. It’s knowledgeable and skillful workforce will solve challenges and fuel a brighter, smarter, more prosperous future for everyone.

Having the lowest retail electricity rates of any utility in the United States drives economic growth within Entergy’s region, a key ingredient to sustained growth for any utility. We also believe a diverse workforce committed to personal and professional growth is critical to our success. We place a high priority on developing talent to meet current and future needs, giving employees opportunities to grow their careers their way.

Entergy’s Power Generation group operates a fleet of more than 30 owned, leased, or operated natural gas, coal, oil hydro and petroleum coke plants, with total engineering capacity of over 18,500 megawatts and is building or acquiring more than 3,000 megawatts of new natural gas generation to join its 30,000 megawatts of nuclear, natural gas, coal, oil, hydroelectric and solar facilities.

This position can be filled as a Planner/Scheduler Coordinator or Planner/Scheduler Coordinator Sr depending on the experience and qualifications of the selected candidate


Manages the planning and scheduling of all maintenance activities to ensure the safe and reliable operation of the plant. Procures all materials, secure available manpower and schedule activities in accordance with Entergy's maintenance management process to maintain all RMP goals. Maintains store room inventory and manages associated plant budgets. Performs long range planning for outage maintenance tasks and auxiliary outage projects and develops integrated outage schedules for all outage tasks. Performs contract management activities to support auxiliary outage work. Ensures all work is completed in accordance with Entergy procedures and within compliance guidelines (SoX).


  • Performs all maintenance planning activities to ensure correct materials and manpower resources are available to support preventive maintenance, corrective maintenance, and fault-finding activities prior to them being scheduled

  • Manages, prioritizes, and schedules all maintenance activities at the plant. Builds weekly maintenance schedules, manages the maintenance backlog and identifies any emergency break-in work that requires immediate attention

  • Maintains the work maintenance system (AIMM) for the plant. Ensures all outstanding work is documented with a current work request detailing the required scope of work. Ensures all completed work requests are closed out showing a detailed description of work completed and man hours logged against each task

  • Manages all day to day storeroom activities. Monitors and maintains inventory levels and supports all audits and statistical inventory counts in compliance with Sarbanes Oxley rulings

  • Performs long range planning for outage preventive/corrective maintenance task and for auxiliary outage projects. Develops outage work schedules and manages all contracts, contractors and budgets associated with this work

  • Manages multiple annual maintenance contracts for the plant. Schedules contractors to perform work and manages all associated budgets. Manages the plant VRC process to secure resources for outage support

  • Shares duties with maintenance supervisor by assisting in managing in-house maintenance crew

  • Serves as a back-up to maintenance supervisor when needed


Minimum education required of the position

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent work experience

Minimum experience required of the position

  • Planner/Scheduler Coordinator: 4-6 years’ experience

  • Planner/Scheduler Coordinator Sr: 6+ years’ experience

  • Desired:

  • 5+ Hands on work experience in mechanical, electrical, or maintenance

  • Leadership experience in a supervisory role

Minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities required of the position

  • None

Any certifications, licenses, etc. required of the position

  • None


Primary Location: Mississippi-Greenville

Job Function : Power Plant Operations

FLSA Status : Professional

Relocation Option: Level II

Union description/code : NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings : 1

Req ID: 102762

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please clickhere ( to view the full statement.


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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