Entergy Engineer I -Sr (Trans) in Jackson, Mississippi

Engineer I -Sr (Trans)

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Date: Apr 24, 2018

Location: Jackson, MS, US

Company: Entergy


Performs a wide variety of planning, maintenance, design engineering, project management and construction, and operations activities related to routine, non-routine, and emergency restoration duties. Project areas may include grid/system design, operations and maintenance, planning, asset management, reliability, computer applications, safety, and root cause failure analysis.


  • Performs a wide variety of detailed engineering analysis in transmission-related areas such as planning, maintenance, design, project management and construction, and operations.

  • Uses engineering/technical principles, best practices, and knowledge of internal and external business issues to solve problems, develop cost-effective, technically sound solutions, and improve products or services.

  • Applies knowledge of engineering principles in evaluating alternatives, making decisions, and interpreting/employing applicable electrical codes, procedures, standards, processes, and policies.

  • Supports activities to comply with applicable industry standards (i.e., NERC, SERC) and other utility regulations, as required.

  • Works with other disciplines within the Transmission organization and other company business units to achieve stated goals.

  • Assist with storm/emergency restoration efforts as necessary.


Minimum education required of the position

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering Discipline (typically Electrical, Mechanical, Civil, Chemical, and Industrial) from four-year accredited institution. Degrees in engineering technology (typically, Electrical, Mechanical, Civil, Chemical, and Industrial) from a four-year accredited institution with PE may be considered.

Minimum experience required of the position

0 to 2 years experience in an engineering discipline

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

Knowledgeable of engineering principles. Ability to understand and comply with procedures, programs, and standards in responsible area. 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.

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position



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.

Engineer I - 0 to 2 years experience in an engineering discipline

Engineer II - 2+ years experience in an engineering discipline

Engineer III - 4+ years experience in an engineering discipline.

Engineer Sr - 6+ years experience in an engineering discipline.


Primary Location: Mississippi-Jackson

Job Function :Engineering

FLSA Status :Professional

Relocation Option: Approved in accordance with the Entergy guidelines

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1

Req ID: 78531

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

Nearest Major Market: Jackson Mississippi

Job Segment: Construction, Engineer, Electrical, Design Engineer, Project Manager, Engineering, Technology

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