Entergy GIS Tech I-Sr in New Orleans, Louisiana

GIS Tech I-Sr

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Date: Sep 13, 2018

Location: New Orleans, LA, US

Company: Entergy


Responsible for designing and updating the electronic facility and maintenance information systems, report preparation, data analysis, and system architecture design/maintenance.


Design and perform edits in electronic facility and maintenance information systems including GE Smallworld, ESRI ArcGIS Desktop Applications & AutoCAD.

Perform QA/QC on as-built designs and construction projects to ensure accuracy in the GIS electric model.

Responsible for the daily input and editing of Entergy’s as-built electric distribution GIS model;

Maintain on-going spatial data maintenance and dissemination, end user support and generation of maps and other GIS reports utilizing ArcGIS, GE Smallworld, and other applications as needed.

Preparation of regular status reports, highlighting GIS issues requiring attention;

Prepare reports and data analysis.

Perform records management activities.

Lead in the training of other employees to effectively navigate and edit within GIS.

Perform Field walk downs to identify subsurface conflicts and perform facility validation.

Support engineering, construction, maintenance, conflict resolution and damage prevention activities.

Assist with planning and implementation of data conversion and data migration activities.

Assist with distribution facility design.

Perform storm/outage restoration assistance.


Minimum education required of the position

2 year technology or Bachelor’s degree in geography, geosciences, computer science or related field (or equivalent work experience).

Minimum experience required of the position

2 years of experience using GE Small World, ESRI ArcGIS and/or vector/raster rendering systems (or equivalent academic experience).

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

Experience using ESRI ArcGIS, GE Small World, and/or vector/raster rendering systems

Be able to provide technical expertise related specifically to asset management

Candidate must possess skills, knowledge and be proficient in GIS

Have understanding of Coordinate Systems and geography

Possess skills in computer programming (Python, SQL), imaging and multimedia

Have solid background in PC applications, networking and databases

Demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft Word, Access, Excel

Problem solving skills and ability to troubleshoot under pressure

Possess strong communication skills including effectively interfacing with all levels of management and employees

Have 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.

Have ability to perform as lead on GIS/data research projects

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


Primary Location: Louisiana-New Orleans

Job Function :Skilled / Craft

FLSA Status :Professional

Relocation Option: Not approved

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1

Req ID: 82572

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

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

Pre-employment Testing: 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 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, http://www.eei.org/practicetests , Logon ID: entergy, password: practice test (2 words).

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.

Nearest Major Market: New Orleans

Job Segment: Engineer, Gas, Gas Technician, GIS, Computer Science, Engineering, Energy, Technology

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