Entergy Relay Apprentice 1st Year - Relay Technician in Pine Bluff, Arkansas
Date: Jan 25, 2023
Location: Pine Bluff, Arkansas, United States
Posting End Date: 02/08/2023
Work Place Flexibility: Onsite
Legal Entity: Entergy Arkansas, LLC
* This position may be filled as a Relay Apprentice 1st Year through a Relay Technician based on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. *
* The selected candidate must live within or be willing to relocate within 90 miles/minutes of the assigned service area. *
* This position does not offer relocation benefits. *
JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES :
Knowledge of basic electrical theory such as Ohm’s Law and series and parallel circuits in order to understand and interpret instructions and assignments
The ability to use electrical test devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, meggers, and continuity checkers to perform basic checks for continuity, resistance, voltage, opens, shorts, insulation breakdowns, and grounds
The ability to read relay control drawings and schematics
Troubleshooting - Assist crew member in determining causes of equipment failure
Installation - Assist crew member in installing electrical equipment to meet company specifications
Reading comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents
Equipment maintenance - Performing routine maintenance on electrical equipment
Active listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions on approaches to problems
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weakness of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making
Ability to speak effectively one-on-one with coworkers, management and external personnel
Excellent computer skills including Excel, Word, and other Windows based programs
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS :
Minimum Education :
High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
Preferred : Associate degree in electronics/electrical/mechanical
Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities :
While performing the duties of the job, this employee will regularly be required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and lift up to one hundred pounds
While performing the duties this employee will regularly be required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms
Lift or pull heavy cables and equipment weighing more than 50 pounds
The ability to work above ground from aerial bucket trucks, at ground level, and in trenches or manholes
Special vision requirement are close, color, and peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
Machines and Equipment :
This position requires the ability to proficiently operate the following:
electrical testing equipment
general office equipment
Any Certificates, Licenses, Etc. :
Successful Recommendation on EEI TECH Test
Candidates selected to take the TECH test will be invited via e-mail (please monitor your spam email).
Relay Apprentice 1st Year - Relay Technician
Primary Location: Arkansas-Pine Bluff Arkansas : Pine Bluff
Job Function : Skilled / Craft
FLSA Status : Nonexempt
Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered
Union description/code : Arkansas Bargaining - Trans-A04
Number of Openings : 1
Req ID: 109270
Travel Percentage :Up to 25%
An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please clickhere (https://jobs.entergy.com/content/EEO/?locale=en_US) to view the EEO page, or see statements below.
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.
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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.
Entergy Pay Transparency Policy Statement: The Entergy System of Companies (the Company) will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c). Equal Opportunity (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/manual/fccm/2l-equal-opportunity-clauses-and-other-requirements/2l00-equal-opportunity) and Pay Transparency (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/OFCCP/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf) .
Pay Transparency Notice:
Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision (dol.gov) (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf)
The non-confidential portions of the affirmative action program for individuals with disabilities and protected veterans shall be available for inspection upon request by any employee or applicant for employment. Please contact HRCompliance@entergy.com to schedule a time to review the affirmative action plan during regular office hours.
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). 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.
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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