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Entergy Corporation

Project Controls Specialist Sr-2205

Entergy Corporation - New Orleans, LA

Primary Location: Louisiana-New Orleans

Job Function: Other

MRV Minimum Salary: $76,500.00

MRV Maximum Salary: $114,500.00

FLSA Status: Professional

Relocation Option: Not approved

Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings: 2.00

Req ID: 70330

Travel Percentage:Up to 25%



The resource is responsible for creating, maintaining  and managing project schedules utilizing components of Primavera 6 and other Oracle products such as OBIEE, Analytics, and  Unifier.

 Individual is responsible for the participating and at times leading work team environments. Work in team environments with project managers and other project support functions such as Portfolio Managers, engineering, environmental, right of way agents, vegetation, Regulator/legal and others as require or instructed by management.

The Project Controls Specialist works in unison with the Portfolio Managers and Project Managers orchestrating, communicating, implementation of the Stage Gate/SG Lite processes; as well as with the change management process.  

Create and manage dissemination of Project Control reports, maintenance, updating metrics and analysis of project schedules and man-hour/cost budgets versus actual and committed values, progress measurement, forecasted man-hours/costs at completion, management of change, cost estimating, and issuing reports to the Project Team, Project Manager, and management as required. cost control, cost estimating and cash flow evaluation,


Promotes safe and healthy behavior with adherence to the safety rules on the project. Leads the project team to establish leading indicators and proactive requirements while ensuring safety is considered in all aspects of project execution.

Setting up the control systems for the project to record, maintain and report original and current schedules, budgets, pending/approved/rejected change orders and budget transfers, actual spend, estimate-to-complete, estimate-at-completion amounts, and their variances against control budgets, and work progress and productivity values.

Gathering, consolidating, producing, and incorporating into reports, all required cost, schedule, management of change, progress and performance data and charts, and ensuring they are current and accurate, including revising the schedule to reflect actual progress, and issue reports as required and on-time.

Analyzing anticipated, as well as current, situations to proactively focus management's attention on known or potential areas of concern. Additional duties include tracking and incorporating out of scope work activities, securing client approval for progress payments, assisting in the generation and review of invoices, and maintaining an invoice log and change order log.

Provides clear, timely and accurate project status reports for management. Prepares reports and presentations to management. Prepares and issues status reports as needed. 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 or capability to resolve.

Coordinates with all functional departments as required to successfully execute the requirements of the applicable corporate standards and process, to achieve project budget and timeline, and interacts with Supply Chain to ensure timely project and contract information flows to the Project Managers. Monitors contractor performance in the area of project safety, schedule, cost, quality of work and compliance with contractual requirements. Delivers projects with cost and schedule certainty; manages and controls costs; manages risk by identifying and mitigating risks.



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


0-5 years experience in Distribution, Substation or Transmission required.


History of safe performance, active safety involvement and participation and strong desire for a safer workplace. Solid background in planning and scheduling, cost control, estimating, construction planning and management of change processes. Solid background and working knowledge of Primavera P6 with experience and ability to effectively and efficiently use it.


PMP certification; Certified  Oracle University Primavera Specialist , P6 EPPM, Oracle University Certified General Product Support Specialist


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,, 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.

10 days 16 hours ago

Entergy Corporation


Project Controls Specialist Sr-2205 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.