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Entergy Operations Coordinator (Vegetation) in Port Arthur, Texas

Date: Oct 8, 2019

Location: Port Arthur, Texas, United States

Company: Entergy

This posting is scheduled to close on 10/16/2019.

This position may be located in Orange or Port Arthur, Texas.

Responsibilities

· Safely perform functions of the Operations Coordinator in the Vegetation Management group as follows:

· Schedule, assign, and monitor work of contract vegetation crews to Entergy vegetation maintenance, commitment, and safety specifications,

· Work with Engineering and Line Department in planning new construction,

· Develop, maintain, and implement yearly maintenance plan for assigned areas,

· Perform field and accounting audits of contractor invoices. Be accountable for accuracy of contractor billing,

· Manage annual trimming budget for assigned areas,

· Contract Management including oversight of multiple contract projects, bidding procedures and analysis simultaneously with minimal direct supervision,

· Monitor reliability and implement improvement plans in assigned areas,

· Coordinate contract crews during emergency restoration,

· Positive customer service attitude in dealing with internal and external customers,

· Respond to all customer vegetation issues in accordance to the Customer Issue Resolution (CIR) process,

· Use of excellent communication and customer relations skills to maximize positive customer experience.

· Conflict mitigation

· Effectively communicate plan and status of all projects to internal customers,

· Participate in external customer communication and educational programs,

· Develop and promote strong safety leadership with co-workers and assigned contract workforce,

· Electric utility experience of safety processes, regulations & procedures (incl. Job Safety Analysis/Tailboards),

· Participate in core process improvement teams as required,

· Performance of all job duties within Entergy safety rules and guidelines,

· Use of Microsoft applications and Entergy applications to perform, track and document work,

Qualifications

Please submit a detailed resume in your application.

Required Qualifications:

· Bachelor's degree (Forestry or related field and 2+ years utility vegetation management experience desired) OR 5+ years utility vegetation management / utility line management experience Desired,

· Proven safe work and driving record

· Must be able to work after hours and perform On Call duties and/or assist in storm restoration in other jurisdictions if needed.

· Physically able to work long and unusual hours and perform all job duties within Entergy safety rules and guidelines.

· Experience in Contract Management including oversight of multiple contracting teams, bidding procedures and analysis, and conflict management,

· Good PC Skills in Microsoft toolkit and corporate business applications,

· Good organizational skills/ability to manage multiple projects within deadlines,

· Working knowledge of electrical distribution systems, work procedures &/or maintenance operations,

· Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with minimal direct supervision,

· Excellent communication & customer relations skills,

· Have or ability to obtain line clearance order certification,

· Distribution system map reading abilities.

Desired Qualification: To Be Obtained within 2 Years of Hire

· FEMA Emergency Management Institute - Incident Training (System Outage Response):

· Pesticide License with TX Dept. of Ag & Forestry,

· Certified Arborist ( International Society of Arboriculture).

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Primary Location: Texas-Port Arthur

Job Function :Professional

FLSA Status :Professional

Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1

Req ID: 89062

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

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

WORKING CONDITIONS:

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.

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