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Entergy Mgr, Distribution Reliability in The Woodlands, Texas

Mgr, Distribution Reliability

Date: May 29, 2024

Location: The Woodlands, Texas, United States

Company: Entergy

Posting End Date:

Work Place Flexibility: Hybrid

Legal Entity: Entergy Texas, Inc.-GTX

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE

  • Ensures successful execution of the distribution reliability strategy in an effort to meet company reliability goals. This individual will also be instrumental with ensuring alignment with the company’s overall distribution strategy in an effort to achieve and maintain premier utility status for the benefit of all customers.

  • Ensures that the reliability team adapts to the rapid pace of technological changes and evolution of customer expectations as it pertains to reliable power delivery.

  • Ensures that the reliability team and the operating company are focused on better system performance as it pertains to reliability and resiliency while continuing to focus on the affordability of electric service.

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides leadership and direction to the Reliability group within the Operations organization. Responsible for development and execution of the distribution reliability strategy which includes ensuring alignment with Grid Modernization efforts, as well as coordinating with groups such as Asset Management, Asset Planning, Operations, etc.

  • Orchestrates the prioritization and coordination of all reliability activities with an emphasis on project selections providing the greatest benefit (value targeted, risk mitigated).

  • Provides direction and oversight of all reliability-related system inspections, design, and construction activities.

  • Provides leadership for Reliability related activities, including but not limited to outage data review to identify root cause and establish appropriate remediation plans, engineering activities, etc.

  • Strengthen the proactive reliability culture and associated employee behaviors that support both short- and long-term reliability efforts, both within the Reliability group and throughout the entire Operating Company.

  • Fosters an environment focusing on continuous improvement in Human Performance and Change Management.

  • Coordinates with Planning and Performance Assurance (PPA) to develop KPIs necessary to monitor ongoing system performance and adherence to plan execution. Monitors each component of the reliability plan execution and ensures plans are delivering expected value benefit.

  • Performs analysis and trending to ensure programs and plans are addressing reliability and asset performance.

  • Assists with regulatory responses, analysis, and reporting as needed. Ensures availability of all necessary internal/external reporting, including support with providing necessary ongoing plan info and system performance tracking to key external stakeholders

  • Develops future technical leaders through mentoring and challenging assignments.

  • Develops strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders to foster open communications (D Ops, Engineering, Customer Service, Public Affairs, Communications, Regulatory, Transmission, etc.). Able to represent Entergy at meetings with these same internal and external stakeholders.

  • Provides financial oversight of plan execution and establishes necessary cost controls to ensure projects remain on budget.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Minimum education required of the position

BS in Engineering or Business degree

Professional Engineering license desired

Minimum experience required of the position

2 years of Transmission or Distribution supervisory experience or

7 years of Experience in the utility industry (e.g. Transmission or Distribution design, operations, construction, or reliability) or

7 years of Project and/or program management experience

Minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities required of the position

Demonstrated commitment to safety

Excellent leadership skills

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Ability to foster and adapt to change

Ability to monitor and manage departmental budgets

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Primary Location: Texas - The Woodlands Texas : The Woodlands

Job Function : Professional

FLSA Status : Professional

Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered

Union description/code : NON BARGAINING UNIT

Number of Openings : 1

Req ID: 114645

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, sex, 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, sex, 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.

Accessibility: 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. If you are an individual with a disability and you are in need of an accommodation for the recruiting process please click here (humanr@entergy.com?subject=Accessibility) and provide your name, contact number, the accommodation requested and the requisition number that you are requesting the accommodation for. Employee Services will contact you regarding your request.

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.

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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