DP 2 - Engineer I - Sr (Utility)

Date: Sep 23, 2022

Location: Texas, United States

Company: Entergy

Posting End Date: 10/06/2022 

Work Place Flexibility: Onsite 


 This position may be filled as an Engineer I, II, III or Sr. depending on the qualifications and or the experience of the candidate. 

This position may be filled in either Beaumont, TX or The Woodlands, TX.

 This posting will fill 2 vacancies.


Job Summary/Purpose

Performs a wide variety of planning, maintenance, design engineering, project management and construction, and operations activities related to routine, non-routine, and emergency restoration duties. Project areas may include grid/system design, operations and maintenance, planning, asset management, reliability, computer applications, safety, and root cause failure analysis.


Job Duties/Responsibilities 

  • Perform scoping/design/engineering activities throughout the stage gate process, including assisting with the preparation of construction contracts, construction schedules, cost tracking, progress reporting and project team coordination within a strong matrix organization to facilitate safe construction of facilities for both internal and external customers
  • Perform technical reviews of distribution design packages issued for construction.
  • Responsible for the coordination of Distribution Line Construction projects. Specifically, the Engineer will continue to participate throughout the entire capital work process by establishing the sequenced schedule duration's outage, coordination, preparing construction estimates, identifying resources (internal or contract), development and preparation of contractual agreements for necessary resources, commitment to fostering, encouraging, and policing all safety measure, performing quality assurance and control, verifying and processing of invoices, completion of as-builts, and project closeout
  • Assist Design Engineering, Right of Way and Vegetation groups with project deliverables, on an as needed basis.
  • Job will require providing engineering field technical support to distribution line construction crews
  • Ensuring adherence to Resiliency and Grid Modernization standard, as well as laws of the local, state, and national agencies and all obligations required by policies, procedures, specifications
  • Provides monthly accrual updates
  • Identification of safety hazards, the elimination/mitigation of hazards on projects, environmental stewardship, development of project scopes, development of project estimates, development of construction sequence plans, development of project schedules, performing constructability review, tracking/receiving materials and equipment, requesting contract proposals, identifying and initiating environmental compliance tactics, coordination of schedules, outage identification/coordination, deficiency resolution, quality assurance, reporting cost, issue resolution, and closure of projects
  • The engineer's time allotment is comprised of three major categories
    • support of the capital work management process @ 40% 
    • Compilation of the project and construction execution plan and associated activities @ 40%
    • field inspection for scoping and determining check and adjustments for a successful project completion @ 20%


Minimum Requirements 

Minimum education required of the position

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Discipline (typically Electrical, Mechanical, Civil, Chemical, and Industrial) from a four-year accredited institution. 

Degrees in engineering technology (typically, Electrical, Mechanical, Civil, Chemical, and Industrial) from a four-year accredited institution with PE may be considered.


Minimum experience required of the position

Engineer I - 0 to 2 years experience in an engineering discipline.

Engineer II - 2+ years experience in an engineering discipline.

Engineer III - 4+ years experience in an engineering discipline.

Engineer Sr - 6+ years experience in an engineering discipline.

Preferred: power system experience.


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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Demonstrate 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.


Any Certificates, Licenses, Etc.

  • Preferred: EIT or PE




Primary Location: Texas-
Job Function: Professional
FLSA Status: Professional
Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 107627
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%


An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here 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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