Entergy Engrg Associate-Dist I-Sr (Gas) in New Orleans, Louisiana

Engrg Associate-Dist I-Sr (Gas)

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Date: May 14, 2018

Location: New Orleans, LA, US

Company: Entergy

Job Summary Purpose:

Responsible for meeting with customers to determine gas facility requirements, performing engineering calculations, and designing gas facility installations in AutoCAD and electronic work management systems.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  1. Meeting with customers, determining gas load requirements

  2. Performing Mathematical calculations and assisting other EAs and Engineers with gas lost, gas volume and pressure drop and weight and constituents of natural gas

  3. Performing engineering calculations to size meters, mains and services

  4. Performing Field walkdowns to identify subsurface conflicts and determine optimal facility routing

  5. Designing and performing updates in the electronic facility and maintenance information systems

  6. Determining exact locations of gas facilities using survey equipment

  7. Preparing AutoCAD and GIS facility drawings.

  8. Performing Regulator station design and equipment selection

  9. Preparing packages for Piping Facility Installation/Relocation

  10. Preparing GDT estimates for gas main and service design jobs

  11. Performing conflict resolution

  12. Providing storm/outage restoration assistance

Minimum Requirements:

Minimum education/experience required of the position

2 year technology or Bachelor’s degree in drafting, geography, computer science or related field AND 2 years Gas Industry experience; or 5 years Gas Industry experience

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position:


Skills in computer use, imaging and multimedia

Solid background in PC applications, networking and databases

Demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, Outlook

Problem solving skills and ability to work under pressure

Must possess strong communication skills. including effectively interfacing with all levels of management and employees

Excellent communication and interpersonal, budgeting, work planning, employee counseling/coaching/mentoring skills

Be adaptable to both field and office environments.

Be available for late hours, callouts, weekends, outage restoration.

Be available to assist with gas or electric restoration efforts during emergency situations.


Knowledge of engineering principles and gas laws

Have knowledge of gas distribution construction practices and procedures

Candidate must have experience with and the ability to draw and read construction plans while possessing strong math and geometry skills.

Working knowledge of gas distribution and transmission systems

Knowledge of gas operations and measurement technology and practices

Candidate must possess skills, knowledge and be proficient in: GIS = Geographical Information System and AutoCAD

Understanding of Coordinate Systems and geography

Ability to perform land survey functions

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position

Must have valid driver's license and good driving record.

Must be able to submit to and pass random DOT/PHMSA drug screenings.

Working Conditions

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: Louisiana-New Orleans

Job Function :Professional

FLSA Status :Professional

Relocation Option: Not approved

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1

Req ID: 79464

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

Nearest Major Market: New Orleans

Job Segment: Gas, Engineer, Geology, GIS, Drafting, Energy, Engineering, Technology

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