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Entergy Apprentice 1st-3rd Year in Lake Charles, Louisiana

Apprentice 1st-3rd Year

Date: Jul 21, 2021

Entergy Louisiana, LLC


Under directive supervision, with some latitude for planning or laying out of working details, must be able to do the most complicated construction and maintenance work on dead or energized transmission and underground or overhead distribution conductors, structures and equipment, and be qualified to do the following and related work as assigned

-Have equivalent experience in related work, having all the qualifications of Lineman 2nd Class.

-Make all types of transformer installations; do phasing and check rotation on circuits; trace and clear grounds and opens on series circuits.

-Do all classes of hot line tool work.

-Reeve blocks.

-Plan and lay out all work in a safe and efficient manner.

-Check, handle and be responsible for all material removed from and returned to stock, and prepare reports and records.

-Act in capacity of supervisor when authorized.

-Direct work of assistants, instruct and train new employees.


-Know Company's safety rules, and be able to administer all approved methods of resuscitation, and be able to render practical first aid on or off the ground.

-Know the location of, and be able to operate, all of the firefighting equipment. Know what kind of equipment to use on electrical, oil and other fires.

-Maintain a valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License

-Have a thorough working knowledge of electric transmission and distribution circuits and related equipment including Switchman certification.

-Have thorough knowledge of hot line tools and their application.

-Be able to read and understand all wiring diagrams and blueprints as related to transmission and distribution construction and maintenance.

-Fully understand and be proficient in using technology needed to perform job such as computers, tablets and associated software.

-Accurately identify and record all changes to constructed jobs according to Company requirements.


-Must have full use of mental and physical faculties.

-Have strength and endurance adequate for arduous labor in all kinds of outdoor weather conditions.

-Be able to work at heights and close spaces.

-Good hand-eye coordination and physical dexterity.

Louisiana (Bargaining):

Apprentice 1st Year: Completion of an accredited Lineworker Training program OR prior demonstrated linework experience required

Apprentice 2nd Year: 2+ years demonstrated linework experience required

Apprentice 3rd Year: 3+ years demonstrated linework experience required

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Primary Location: Louisiana-Lake Charles

Job Function :Skilled / Craft

FLSA Status :Nonexempt

Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered

Union description/code :GSU BARG-U01

Number of Openings :1

Req ID: 103219

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

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

One way that Entergy has found to identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs is through pre-employment testing. If this position does require an EEI test, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting. If you are invited to a test session, we strongly recommend you review and complete the practice test as well as review the testing brochure for your respective test. The test brochure will give you critical information on the test such as time allocated and Pre-employment Testing: number of questions. Also, keep in mind that the actual test is timed; you should practice timing yourself while doing the practice tests. The practice test information and test brochures can be located by going to the EEI website, ,LogonID: entergy, password: practice test (2 words). Travel expenses incurred in connection with EEI testing are non-reimbursable.

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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