Entergy Supv, Relay Settings in New Orleans, Louisiana
Date: Apr 11, 2018
Location: New Orleans, LA, US
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Primary Location: Louisiana-New Orleans
Job Function :Other
FLSA Status :Professional
Relocation Option: Approved in accordance with the Entergy guidelines
Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings :1.00
Req ID: 77463
Travel Percentage :Up to 25%
Provides leadership for the engineering activities within Relay Settings, including technical relay settings and RTU configurations. The position supervises employees who prepare the system models, system studies, project scopes, relay settings, RTU configurations, and complete as-built documentation. The supervisor ensures that projects achieve stated objectives, are implemented in accordance with regulatory requirements and company standards, meet established schedules and are completed within approved authorizations and budgets.
Provides direct supervision to an engineering staff of relay settings and RTU configuration personnel, including coaching, training, effective resource management, providing technical guidance and quality assurance.
Evaluates the resource levels required for current and future workloads; Assigns company and contractor staff to accomplish effectively; Manages consultants, which includes scope preparation, bid evaluation, cost tracking, invoice approval and processing, and release order preparation.
Has system-wide responsibility and actively participates on several jurisdictional teams of supervisors with other functional area supervisors to enhance communication and coordination within the project organization
Serves as the primary contact for the Grids, Distribution and Project Development for settings and configuration evaluations, proposals and estimates for studies, customer requests, maintenance and potential projects. Serves as the technical expert in settings-related issues for the system. Provides technical assistance and guidance for field operations.
Develops, maintains and implements relay design standards.
Responds to relay related regulatory and compliance issues.
Minimum education required of the position
Bachelor's degree in Engineering.
Minimum experience required of the position
Minimum of seven (7) years of experience with proven leadership capabilities.
Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position
Extensive knowledge of relay settings and RTU Configuration/SCADA practices, standards, procedures and processes; Thorough understanding of design, planning, project management, operations and/or construction. Experience in managing/executing capital and/or O&M projects. Strong organizational skills with ability to manage multi-projects simultaneously. Capable of moving frequently between multiple tasks, while prioritizing conflicting priorities. Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with superiors, colleagues and individuals inside and outside the Company. Strong analytical, problem solving and documentation skills. Excellent interpersonal skills; team player. Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint), budgets, financial procedures, and property accounting.
Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position
Professional Engineering license desired (will vary state by state on requirements; higher management having PE could eliminate the need at lower level).
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.
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, 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, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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