Entergy Production Technician (Power Plant) in Sterlington, Louisiana

Production Technician (Power Plant)

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Date: Aug 4, 2018

Location: Sterlington, LA, US

Company: Entergy


Operate and maintain systems associated with a Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) facility while demonstrating safety awareness and direction that will continuously improve performance by employees and contractors through the use and strict adherence to procedures and processes.


  • Maintain regulatory compliance and be proactive in dealing with all agencies and avoid reportable violations

  • Required participation in the multi-year Production Technician multi skill progression plan to develop key skills in maintenance and operations

  • Upon completion the employee should have the desire, aptitude and ability to meet board operator qualification

  • Conduct and participate in job briefings and safety meetings

  • Be responsible for Contractor Safety and conduct Contractor Safety Orientations as needed

  • Applies understanding and knowledge of plant systems, burner controls (where applicable), turbine controls, data acquisition, process controls, regulating devices, personal computers, troubleshooting, etc.

  • Operational duties include, but not limited to, operating the control board, making operational rounds, performing PM/PDM activities, HRSG water chemistry, CEMS monitoring and calibrations

  • Applies skills to perform inspections, calibrations, installations, repairs, diagnostics, testing and troubleshooting of complex instrumentation equipment and regulating devices in a CCGT facility, alone and as part of a team

  • Perform mechanical work involved in inspection, repair and installation of instrumentation and electrical equipment, and light PM of mechanical systems


Minimum education:

  • 2 Year Associate's Degree in Industrial Electronics, Instrumentation/Controls or Production/Process Technology or equivalent work experience

Minimum experience:

  • PTECH III: 0 - 2 years’ experience in a CCGT facility in an Operations or Maintenance position; or 4 years of power plant operations/maintenance/electrical experience

  • PTECH II – CRO, SR: 2-5 years’ experience in a CCGT facility in an Operations or Maintenance position; or 5 years of power plant operations/maintenance/electrical experience.

*Either the minimum education or minimum experience requirements must be met by the applicant for job consideration.

Minimum skills:

  • Must be good at communicating, both verbal and written, the results of evaluation of assignments to supervision

  • Ability to interpret and comprehend P&ID's, electrical schematics, network diagrams and OEM manuals

Minimum Certifications/Licensing/Testing:

  • Successful completion of the EEI POSS/MASS


  • Employees are required to work 12 hour shifts with both day and night rotations. Working environment frequently requires exposure to extreme ambient conditions ranging from hot humid environments to freezing temperatures in winter months.

  • Employees are required to climb stairs, ladders and walk or stand for extended periods. Overtime and callouts during holidays, nights and off days should be expected on a routine basis.

  • Use of personal computer applications is necessary daily to log equipment data, log time worked and to communicate with various levels of our organization.

  • Skills in Microsoft Word and Excel are very beneficial.

  • 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.


Primary Location: Louisiana-Sterlington

Job Function :Power Plant Operations

FLSA Status :Nonexempt

Relocation Option: Not approved

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1

Req ID: 81664

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

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

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.

Nearest Major Market: Monroe

Job Segment: Gas, Gas Technician, Power Plant, Technician, Electrical, Energy, Technology, Engineering

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