Entergy Student, Intern (Engineering) in Searcy, Arkansas
Date: Mar 9, 2018
Location: Searcy, AR, US
At Entergy (NYSE: ETR), we power life. More than 100 years ago, our founder Harvey Couch started this company with a handshake, some sawdust and a vision.
Couch wanted to bring safe, affordable, reliable energy to the Middle South – energy that would power the lives of people and communities.
Today, Entergy is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations. We own and operate power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity, including nearly 9,000 megawatts of nuclear power.
The 13,000 men and women of Entergy deliver electricity to 2.9 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas, generating annual revenues of approximately $10.8 billion.
Entergy Corporation is a Fortune-300 company that has won numerous awards for safety, diversity, and social responsibility
Learn more about our Corporate, Utility, Nuclear, Power Generation, Gas & Transmission businesses here: http://www.entergynewsroom.com/about-us/ .
Primary Location: Arkansas-Searcy
Job Function :Internships/Co-Ops
FLSA Status :Nonexempt
Relocation Option: Not approved
Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings :1.00
Req ID: 77145
Travel Percentage :Up to 25%
This position will be filled as a Student, Intern-S048O
The intern will be a temporarily employed full-time college student in an accredited four-year institution of higher learning. They will support the engineering department by participating in the day to day activities of the group. Assignments are made for specific tasks based on the needs of the department, including data analysis, general engineering tasks, preparation of documents, spreadsheets, copies, etc.
Supports the assigned engineering department with day to day tasks.
Conducts data analysis.
Prepares documents, spreadsheets, presentations, interoffice correspondence and copies.
Conducts follow-ups in a detailed fashion.
Handles multiple assignments and works within deadlines.
Is proactive in forwarding work issues to the appropriate managers/supervisors.
Works in a team.
Minimum education required of the position
Pursuing a BS in Electrical, Mechanical, Civil or Nuclear Engineering from a 4 year accredited University/College.
Desired: Enrolled in an Electrical Engineering program
GPA 3.0 or above.
Minimum experience required of the position
Some work experience beneficial but not required
Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position
General business and engineering knowledge. Self-starter with strong analytical and communication skills; Must be proficient in MS office tools - Word, Excel and PowerPoint; Excellent organizational skills; Strong and positive team attitude and interpersonal skills. Ability to prioritize work and to handle multiple tasks; Ability to understand scope and objective of each assignment.
Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position
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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