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Entergy Corporation

Engineer III-Sr (Tdb)

Entergy Corporation - New Orleans, LA

Primary Location: Louisiana-New Orleans

Job Function: Engineer

FLSA Status: Professional

Relocation Option: Approved in accordance with the Entergy guidelines

Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings: 2.00

Req ID: 74412

Travel Percentage:Up to 25%

 

Job Summary/Purpose

Responsible for technical engineering activities within an Advanced Meter Infrastructure (AMI) Engineering Lab.  General AMI Lab responsibilities include development and ownership of technology strategies, processes, and procedures for: electric and gas meters with integrated communications devices (Network Interface Cards -NICs or Interface Management Units – IMUs); communication network Access Points (APs) and Relays; and legacy electric meters and gas meters.  Additionally the AMI Engineering will be responsible for an electric and gas meter “farm” and working closely with all stakeholders, including but not limited to: Entergy’s Operating Companies; Entergy’s Smart Metering Operations Center (SMOC); Operating Company regulatory agencies; etc..

 

Job Duties/Responsibilities

* Provide technical guidance within an AMI Engineering Lab. * Maintain Meter Calibration Standards as per applicable Public Utility Commission (PUC)  Standards/requirements. * Create and update lab procedures for various lab processes related to meters and communication equipment. * Develop technical understanding to create and update meter testing programs using applications such as the WECO 2150 Test System. * Conduct sample testing of new incoming meter stock. * Oversee programming of meters for different metering services or required features, including functions such as Delivered/Received power usage for distributed generation.  (Solar, Wind, Biofuels, etc.). * Maintain database of meter test results. * Manage and maintain meter inventory.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum education required of the position

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering Discipline (typically Electrical, Mechanical, Civil and Chemical, Industrial) from four year accredited institution.  Degrees in engineering technology (typically, Electrical, Mechanical, Civil, Chemical, and Industrial)

Desired: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer or Communications from a four year accredited institution.

 

Minimum experience required of the position

Engineer III (Tdb) - 4+ years’ experience in an engineering discipline.

Sr Engineer (Tdb) - 6+ years’ experience in an engineering discipline.

 

Desired experience(s):Electrical metering, Gas metering, Coding and script writing, Testing and test equipment.

 

Minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities required of the position

Technical mastery of engineering principles.  In-depth knowledge of procedures, programs, and standards in responsible area.  Consistently drives for value in sound engineering decisions.  Mentors other engineers and technical professionals.  Good leadership skills. Good interpersonal skills along with strong written and oral communication skills. Excellent math skills. Excellent project management skills. Good knowledge of Personal Computer operations and related software. Familiar with National Electrical Safety Codes and National Electrical Code. Ability to manage multiple activities and changing priorities. Ability to work well under pressure. 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 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 and have the ability to enact change.

 

Desired: Familiar with the fundamentals of gas measurement.

 

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

EIT OR Graduate Level Engineering Degree OR MBA Required.  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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Engineer III-Sr (Tdb) Entergy Corporation - New Orleans, LA, United States

   

Location: New Orleans, LA

Company Profile:
We suffered an employee fatality in 2012 and a contractor fatality in 2013. In 2012, employee lost-time injuries increased over 2011. This safety performance is devastating. We are working to build greater safety awareness and a stronger safety culture. Achieving an accident-free work environment for our employees and contractors remains a top priority.