Entergy Engrg Associate-Dist I-Sr-9462 in Lockport, Louisiana

Date: May 19, 2017

Location: Lockport, LA, US

Company: Entergy

Primary Location: Louisiana-Lockport

Job Function :Other

MRV Minimum Salary :$49,000

MRV Maximum Salary :$88,000

FLSA Status :Professional

Relocation Option: Not approved

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1.00

Req ID: 70950

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

The requisition is scheduled to close on 05/22/2017; however please note that this job may close earlier depending on volume

This position may be filled as an Engineer Associate I, II, Sr. depending on the qualification level of the applicant.

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE:

Responsible for meeting with customers to determine electric needs and requirements.

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Negotiate terms for electric service delivery.

  • Prepare work request for revenue and improvement projects.

  • Stake pole lines, acquire Right of Way easements, prepare cost estimates, prepare construction drawings and coordinate other pre construction activities.

  • Assist with storm restoration efforts both local and out of town.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum education required of the position

Associate I- 2 or 4-year Technical Degree or minimum experience requirements.

Associate II- 2 or 4 year Technical Degree and minimum experience requirements.

Associate Sr-2 or 4 year Technical Degree and minimum experience requirements.

Minimum experience required of the position

Associate I -5 years operational experience or minimum education requirements.

Associate II- 2 years technical experience and Technical Degree, or 10 years operational experience.

Associate Sr-5 years technical experience and Technical Degree, or 15 years operational experience.

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

Good interpersonal skills along with strong written and oral communication skills. Good knowledge of Personal Computer operations and related software. Basic theory of electricity. Ability to interpret construction drawings. Ability to manage multiple activities and changing priorities. Ability to work well under pressure. Self-motivated and dependable team player. Good math skills. Familiar with National Electrical Safety Code and national Electrical Code. Required to work safely and follow all Entergy safety policies and procedures. Ability to recognize hazards in the workplace and have the ability to mitigate the hazards. Ability to maintain and care for Company equipment properly and safeguard assets. Ability to meet the public in a pleasant and tactful manner and understand the importance of delivering a high level of customer service. Demonstrated acceptance of a diverse and inclusive work environment and customer base. Ability to recognize opportunities for process improvement. Desired: Knowledge of electrical distribution material. Knowledge of electrical distribution construction practices. Working knowledge of the AM/FM graphical program. Working knowledge of the DIS estimating program. Knowledgeable in MS Office software (Word, Excel, and Outlook). Knowledgeable of Entergy's corporate applications (EARL, ESTER, PEARL, etc.). Knowledge of Entergy's Customer Service policies. Knowledge of Entergy's distribution material and construction practices. Knowledge of Entergy's DIS program.

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position

Must have valid driver's license and good driving record.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Must be available for 24-hour call out and extended hours as necessary. 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.

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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Nearest Secondary Market: New Orleans

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