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Entergy Engineer - Settings and Configurations in Jackson, Mississippi

Engineer - Settings and Configurations

Date: May 10, 2024

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Company: Entergy

Work Place Flexibility: Hybrid

Legal Entity: Entergy Services, LLC

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

The nature of this position is hybrid but will be domiciled in New Orleans, LA or Jackson, MS

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE:

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.

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support and participate in project scoping activities for substation projects. Review existing relay settings. Coordinate with design and construction organizations to develop project scope and estimate sheets.

  • Support project schedules and processes by using activity tracking applications such as Primavera.

  • Model power systems using CAPE. Maintain master model for relay fault analysis. Support wide area coordination. Occasionally use additional tools such as ETAP, EMTP and Hypersim.

  • Develop relay settings for substation protective relays. This includes performing fault studies and developing relay settings for transmission protection equipment related to capital projects and asset maintenance projects.

  • Works with field groups, distribution engineers and plant engineers to ensure coordination of downstream distribution devices for the system.

  • Oversee, review, and approve settings developed by professional consultant engineers. This includes awarding projects to contractors and reviewing invoices.

  • Lead activities pertaining to SERC/NERC standards compliance and other utility relations as required.

  • Establish and improve relay testing laboratory. Develop and support relay test plans for planned projects.

  • Support development of Remote Terminal Unit (RTU) configurations.

  • Participate in substation visits. Provide technical support and protection system expertise in response to operational/commissioning requests from field personnel.

  • Manage documentation via Documentum (WebTop and IPS-TRAMS) for transmission system protection and other records according to company and departmental policies.

  • Assist with storm/emergency restoration efforts as necessary.

  • Support protection standard development and implementation as required.

  • Investigate impact of relay firmware and software changes to Entergy system applications. Develop and update templates as appropriate.

  • Update group databases such as power line carrier frequency database and transmission line rating database.

  • Access new technologies. Lead better application development geared toward fault studies and relay settings.

  • Lead and participate in Entergy continuous improvement projects.

  • Lead and develop less experienced personnel. Develop departmental guidelines/tools and provide training as needed.

  • Research and implement smartgrid in Entergy system.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS :

Minimum Education:

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

  • Preferred: Electrical or Computer Engineering Degree

Minimum Experience:

  • Engineer I: 0 - 2 years of related experience

  • Engineer II: at least 2 - 4 years of related experience

  • Engineer III: at least 4 - 6 years of related experience

  • Engineer Sr.: at least 6 years of related experience

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 verbal and written communications skills

  • Self-starter, independent worker, self-motivator

  • Strong organizational skills with ability to manage multi-projects simultaneously

  • Knowledge of:

  • Power Systems

  • Transformers and transmission lines

  • Protective relays

  • Software or database skills

Any Certificates, Licenses, etc.:

  • Preferred: EIT, PE

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Primary Location: Louisiana - New Orleans Louisiana : New Orleans || Mississippi : Jackson

Job Function : Professional

FLSA Status : Professional

Relocation Option: Level II

Union description/code : NON BARGAINING UNIT

Number of Openings : 1

Req ID: 114760

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 EEO 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, sex, 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, sex, 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) .

Pay Transparency Notice:

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision (dol.gov) (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.

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