Entergy Chemical & Environmental Technician - Power Generation Plant in Newark, Arkansas
Date: Oct 14, 2020
Location: Newark, Arkansas, United States
At Entergy, we’ve been planning for the future for more than 100 years. We’ve experienced a lot of change, generating power first from sawdust to now splitting atoms, harnessing sunlight and using abundant, clean and efficient natural gas.
We are on the verge of a monumental technology convergence, where reality swiftly catches up to possibility. The utility of the future does much more than keep the lights on and the gas flowing. It’s knowledgeable and skillful workforce will solve challenges and fuel a brighter, smarter, more prosperous future for everyone.
Having the lowest retail electricity rates of any utility in the United States drives economic growth within Entergy’s region, a key ingredient to sustained growth for any utility. We also believe a diverse workforce committed to personal and professional growth is critical to our success. We place a high priority on developing talent to meet current and future needs, giving employees opportunities to grow their careers their way.
Entergy’s Power Generation group operates a fleet of more than 30 owned, leased, or operated natural gas, coal, oil hydro and petroleum coke plants, with total engineering capacity of over 18,500 megawatts and is building or acquiring more than 3,000 megawatts of new natural gas generation to join its 30,000 megawatts of nuclear, natural gas, coal, oil, hydroelectric and solar facilities.
* This position may be filled as a Plant Chem & Environ Tech II, III, or Plant Chem & Environ Tech based on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. *
Monitor and control the integrity of water chemistry utilized in various plant systems
Collect and analyze water, oil and coal samples from various plant systems
Provide testing, calibration and maintenance of chemical and environmental equipment and instrumentation
Assure compliance with various regulatory permits and standards
Maintain inventory and supplies for the laboratory
Monitor the unloading of various bulk chemical trucks
Operate and maintain Waste Water and Potable Water plants
Work schedule is (4) 10-hour days
Must be willing to work overtime with little or short notice when called out to assist plant operations in shutdowns, startups, etc.
BS degree in Chemistry, Biology or other physical science or at least 5 years of power plant operations/chemistry experience
Must be able to obtain necessary licenses and certifications once in job position
The incumbent should be familiar with and able to utilize various laboratory equipment including spectrophotometer, AA, and moisture analyzer, among others
The incumbent should possess competent interpersonal relationship skills, excellent oral and written communication skills, advanced problem solving skills, and proficiency on the computer
The incumbent should be self-motivated, capable of exercising sound judgment related to chemistry decisions and ability to work with diverse cultures
Must be willing to abide by all safety procedures to perform work in a safe and timely manner. Must be able to lift and carry moderate loads (40lbs) and be able to climb stairs
Any Certificates, Licenses, etc.:
Successful completion of the EEI TECH Test
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* If you are TECH Recommended, please note it on your resume. *
Primary Location: Arkansas-Newark
Job Function : Skilled / Craft
FLSA Status : Professional
Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered
Union description/code : Arkansas Bargaining - Fossil (A03)
Number of Openings : 1
Req ID: 100522
Travel Percentage :Up to 25%
An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the full statement.
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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.
Please note: Authorization to work in the United States is a precondition to employment in this position. Entergy will not sponsor candidates for work visas for this position.
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