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Entergy Sr Mgr, Project Mgmt - Capital Projects in The Woodlands, Texas

Sr Mgr, Project Mgmt - Capital Projects

Date: Jun 11, 2024

Location: The Woodlands, Texas, United States

Company: Entergy

Work Place Flexibility: Onsite

Legal Entity: Entergy Services, LLC

This posting will be used to fill multiple vacancies.

Job Summary/Purpose

Manages large power plant projects or programs of projects that are typically $250M dollars and above. Manages the development and delivery of a capital project or program to which he or she is assigned and focuses on the achievement of project cost and schedule objectives while achieving excellence in the areas of project safety and quality. Works directly with the Project Team to ensure project is delivered with cost and schedule certainty. Manages risks and risk management issues to ensure risks are identified and mitigated. Works directly with Capital Projects Project Controls group to ensure alignment with Stage Gate Process and to ensure that proper project controls are being implemented; to ensure costs are managed; change control is established and controlled; and that contingency is properly controlled. Provides direct management and support to Project Team members throughout the project lifecycle. Works closely with business unit contractor representatives to achieve capital project objectives.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • Promotes safe behavior and adherence to the safety rules on the project. Leads the project team to establish leading indicators and proactive requirements to ensure safety is considered in all aspects of design and implementation for contractors, Entergy project team members, and the end user. Ensures contract scope of work includes safety deliverables/requirements as needed.

  • Defines the project organization structure required for the project and identify the technical skills required to achieve project goals. Works with the appropriate Entergy management to assignment appropriately skilled individuals to the Project Team. Prepares contract and approves requisitions, change orders, etc. and process invoices. Fulfills role of ""Contract Manager"" or as Owner's representative as otherwise defined in the Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) contract, project contracts, and administer contracts. Issues formal correspondence to Contractors.

  • Leads the project team to develop and execute the Project in accordance with the applicable corporate standards and guidelines. Ensures that team members fulfill the responsibilities as required of their roles. Navigates the project through the Entergy Stage Gate Process (SGP) and coordinate activities to meet the requirements of Entergy's SGP and associated deliverables (estimates, schedules, gates, deliverables, etc.). Oversees the project team in the development of project deliverables. Coordinates the activities of project stakeholders and working groups engaged in project work. Delivers projects with cost and schedule certainty; manages and controls costs; manages risk by identifying and mitigating risks.

  • Provides clear, timely and accurate project status reports for management. Prepares reports and presentations to management. Prepares and issues status reports as required. Identifies, makes timely decisions and takes prompt action on project issues that could impact project performance. Promptly communicates issues to the next level of leadership that are outside the authority of capability of the Senior Project Manager to resolve.

  • Coordinates with all functional departments as required to achieve the requirements of the applicable corporate standards and to achieve project budget and timeline including CC&A, and Supply Chain. Monitors contractor performance in the area of project safety, schedule, cost, quality of work and compliance with contractual requirements.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum education required of the position

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or related field or equivalent work experience.

Minimum experience required of the position

  • 10 years of relevant experience minimum.

  • Preferred experience with project controls.

Minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities required of the position


Any certificates, licenses, etc. required of the position

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification

Other Attributes

Functional Knowledge: Requires comprehensive understanding of concepts and principles within own discipline and knowledge of others.

Business Expertise: Applies in-depth understanding of how own discipline integrates within the function.

Problem Solving: Manages multiple related teams, sets organizational priorities and allocates resources.

Impact: Impacts the business results of a sub-function by supporting and funding of projects, products, services and/or technologies and developing policies and plans. Guided by functional business plans.

Interpersonal Skills: "Influences others internally and externally, including senior leaders."



Primary Location: Texas-The Woodlands Texas : The Woodlands || Arkansas : Little Rock || Louisiana : New Orleans || Mississippi : Jackson

Job Function : Professional

FLSA Status : Professional

Relocation Option: Level I

Union description/code : NON BARGAINING UNIT

Number of Openings : 2

Req ID: 114987

Travel Percentage :50% to 75%

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please clickhere ( to view the EEI 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.

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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 ( and Pay Transparency ( .

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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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