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Entergy DP 2 - Supv, Construction (Distrib) in United States

DP 2 - Supv, Construction (Distrib)

Date: Dec 30, 2021

Legal Entity: Entergy Louisiana, LLC


Posting End Date: 01/30/2022


This position may be filled in Baton Rouge, LA or Lafayette, LA.


Manages large distribution construction projects and contract in the state with contractor resources. Manage workload, resources, and budgets. Support employees with internal company applications, knowledge of company procedures/standards, pre-design, pre-construction meetings, engineering drawings, job site inspections, assessing/resolving unforeseen conditions during construction, overseeing that work conforms with current contracts, construction standards and a Safe work environment. Manage distribution contract and bid process to support the safest and most cost-effective contractors on the property.


  • Oversees and coordinates capital construction and repair activities through a matrixed organizational oversight view.

  • Conduct safety observations and monitor the safety performance of contract crews

  • Consults, coaches, and mentors Operations Co-Ordinator’s and Distribution Contractor Crews in the safe execution of tasks with heavy emphasis on risk mitigation, team building, execution of safe work rules and procedures, team make-up and skillset evaluation, and equipment deployment for cost savings and risk reduction.

  • Work with Project Management teams and Supply Chain in developing Contracting Strategy and oversee contracts between company and contractor providers. This includes performance, safety, RFP, Bid submittals/evaluations, ceiling limit management, specifications, pricing structure etc.

  • Training and development of all employees to ensure they are qualified to perform work task they are assigned. Setting and communicating aggressive performance expectations, learning/teaching process improvements, measuring/monitoring performance levels, providing feedback and coaching performance improvements to employees.

  • Motivate and influence a diverse and geographically dispersed work force dealing with a wide variety of safety and training issues.

  • Maintain and enforce departmental rules and regulations in accordance with personnel rules, regulations, and policies.

  • Perform employee evaluations.

  • Provide the support, possible training, communications and direction to support a safe productive performance of distribution line contractors.

  • Verify the accuracy of and approve Contractor Invoices in Asset Suite

  • Maintain and enforce departmental rules and regulations in accordance with personnel rules, regulations, and policies.


Qualifications, Experience, & Physical Requirements :

  • Minimum ten (10) years’ experience in work related field. Preferred: Distribution Line experience.

  • Experience in managing/executing capital and/or O&M projects; Thorough understanding of procedures, programs, and standards.

  • Strong organizational skills with ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Strong analysis and problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

  • Self-starter, independent worker, self-motivator.

  • Strong computer skills.

  • Desired: Ability to lead and participate in problem solving teams as required; Ability to recognize opportunities for process improvement and have the ability to enact change.

Any certificates, licenses, etc., required for the position



Primary Location: Louisiana-

Job Function : Professional

FLSA Status : Professional

Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered

Union description/code : NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings : 1

Req ID: 105042

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

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


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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