Electric Locator Apprentice - Electric Locator 1st Class - NP

Date: Jun 22, 2024

Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States

Company: Entergy

Work Place Flexibility: Onsite 

Legal Entity: Entergy Louisiana, LLC 

ELECTRIC LOCATOR Apprentice - 1st Class

 

**Position can be filled as an Apprentice, 2nd Class, 1st Class depending on qualifications and experience**

 

 

A.  JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under close supervision, must be able to perform locates of underground electric and fiber facilities with the use of utility maps, computer applications, various specialized locate equipment, probe rods, and/or shovel excavation.  Must be able to report any discrepancies with verbal and written communications including drawing representations.  Assist in working closely with contractors to ensure safe excavation processes are being followed including investigation and reporting of excavation damages. 

  1. Assist in performing detailed and precise locates of electric and fiber facilities within guidelines of Entergy and Dig Law requirements.
  2. Assist in planning, laying-out, and directing all work in a safe and efficient manner.  
  3. Assist in use of maps, computer applications, specialized locate equipment, probe rods, historical records, and/or shovel excavation to ensure proper locates.
  4. Help coordinate assistance from other personnel and departments with problem locates.
  5. Assist in working closely with state, parish, city, other utilities, and contractors to ensure proper and safe excavation practices are performed around electric and fiber facilities.
  6. Assist in first responder to electrical emergency situations recognizing hazards, conduct site assessment, establish control of site and coordinate making site safe.
  7. Assist in making thorough and complete investigations of damaged electric and fiber facilities.
  8. Assist in operating several computer applications related to the Electric and Fiber Business and locate tickets.
     
    B.  EXPERIENCE AND SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS:
  1. Must have worked at least one year in the utility or construction industry performing work requiring a mechanical aptitude with demonstrated use of maps/prints for detailed measurement dimensions for pinpointing facilities with three dimensional measurements. OR One year or experience directly related to the electric and fiber business. OR One year of utility locate experience.  Must meet all qualifications within six months after employment.
  2. Know Company's safety rules, be able to administer all approved methods of resuscitation, and be able to render practical first aid.
  3. General knowledge of electric and fiber Damage Prevention and Locating Standards
  4. Obtain/maintain an automobile and truck driver's license, TWIC card or other applicable required license, background check, or ID.
  5. Know location of, and be able to operate all of the firefighting equipment.  Know what kind of equipment to use on electrical, oil, gas, and other fires.

Satisfactorily complete all necessary and mandatory training requirements associated with the position.

 

ELECTRIC LOCATOR 2ND CLASS

 

A.  JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under directive supervision, with latitude for planning and laying out of working details with responsibility for timely and accurate results.  Must be able to perform precise locates of underground electric and fiber facilities with the use of utility maps, computer applications, various specialized locate equipment, probe rods, and/or shovel excavation.  Must be able to accurately report any discrepancies with detailed verbal and written communications including precise drawing representations.  Works closely with contractors to ensure safe excavation processes are being followed including investigation and reporting of excavation damages. 

  1. Perform all duties of an Electric Locator Apprentice.
  2. Perform detailed and precise locates of electric and fiber facilities within guidelines of Entergy and Dig Law requirements.
  3. Plan, lay-out, and direct all work in a safe and efficient manner.
  4. Use of maps, computer applications, specialized locate equipment, probe rods, historical records, and/or shovel excavation to ensure proper locates.
  5. Coordinate assistance from other personnel and departments with problem locates.
  6. Work closely with state, parish, city, other utilities, and contractors to ensure proper and safe excavation practices are performed around electric and fiber facilities.
  7. First responder to electrical emergency situations recognizing hazards, conduct site assessment, establish control of site, coordinate making site safe and coordinate gas shutdown or repair.
  8. Make thorough and complete investigations of damaged electric and fiber facilities.
  9. Operate several computer applications related to the Electric and fiber Business and locate tickets.
     
    B.  EXPERIENCE AND SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS:
  1. Must have worked at least three years in the utility or construction industry performing work requiring a mechanical aptitude with demonstrated use of maps/prints for detailed measurement dimensions for pinpointing facilities with three dimensional measurements. OR Three years or experience directly related to the electric and fiber business. OR Three years of utility locate experience.  
  2. Know Company's safety rules, be able to administer all approved methods of resuscitation, and be able to render practical first aid.
  3. Practical knowledge of electric and fiber Damage Prevention and Locating Standards
  4. Have and maintain an automobile and truck driver's license, TWIC card or other applicable required license, background check, or ID.
  5. Know location of, and be able to operate all of the firefighting equipment.  Know what kind of equipment to use on electrical, oil, gas, and other fires.
  6. Satisfactorily complete all necessary and mandatory training requirements associated with the position.
     
     ELECTRIC LOCATOR 1ST CLASS
     
    A.  JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Under general supervision, with latitude for planning and laying out of working details with responsibility for timely and accurate results.
    Must be able to perform precise locates of underground electric and fiber facilities with the use of utility maps, computer applications, various specialized locate equipment, probe rods, and/or shovel excavation.  Must be able to accurately report any discrepancies with detailed verbal and written communications including precise drawing representations.  Works closely with contractors to ensure safe excavation processes are being followed including investigation and reporting of excavation damages. 
  1. Perform all duties of a Electric Locator 2nd Class.
  2. Efficiently operate several computer applications related to the Electric and Fiber Business and locate tickets.
     
    B.  EXPERIENCE AND SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS:
  1. Must have worked at least five years in the utility or construction industry performing work requiring a mechanical aptitude with demonstrated use of maps/prints for detailed measurement dimensions for pinpointing facilities with three dimensional measurements. OR Five years or experience directly related to the electric and fiber business. OR Five years of utility locate experience.  
  2. Must have held a lead position in utility field operations requiring planning, monitoring and directing work for the group.
  3. Assist in planning, laying-out, monitoring and directing all work within the work group in a safe and efficient manner.
  4. Know Company's safety rules, be able to administer all approved methods of resuscitation, and be able to render practical first aid.
  5. Comprehensive knowledge of electric and fiber Damage Prevention and Locating Standards
  6. Have and maintain an automobile and truck driver's license, TWIC card or other applicable required license, background check, or ID.
  7. Know location of, and be able to operate all of the firefighting equipment.  Know what kind of equipment to use on electrical, oil, gas, and other fires.
  8. Satisfactorily complete all necessary and mandatory training requirements associated with the position.
     
    WORKING CONDITIONS:
    Must be available for 24 hour call out and extended hours as necessary including nights, weekends and holidays 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.

 

Primary Location: Louisiana-Baton Rouge Louisiana : Baton Rouge 
Job Function: All Other Jobs
FLSA Status: Nonexempt
 
Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered
Union description/code: BARGAINING
 
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 114895
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the EEO 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.

Accessibility: 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. If you are an individual with a disability and you are in need of an accommodation for the recruiting process please click here and provide your name, contact number, the accommodation requested and the requisition number that you are requesting the accommodation for. Employee Services will contact you regarding your request.

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.

Pay Transparency Notice:

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision (dol.gov)

The non-confidential portions of the affirmative action program for individuals with disabilities and protected veterans shall be available for inspection upon request by any employee or applicant for employment.  Please contact HRCompliance@entergy.com to schedule a time to review the affirmative action plan during regular office hours.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
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.


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