Engineer I-Sr. (Transmission)

Date: Jul 10, 2019

Location: Jackson, MS, US

Company: Entergy

**Position will be filled as Engineer I - Sr depending on experience of applicant. The position can be located in either Jackson, MS or New Orleans, LA.**



This position, in the Transmission Planning group, is required for conducting Stability and Transient analysis.



The responsibilities/duties for this position are as follows:

  • Perform steady state load flow analysis in the Operational horizon.
  • Perform transient stability, voltage stability and small signal stability studies. Familiarity with the PSE/E software package and other state of the art load flow and stability packages, such as Power World, VSAT, TSAT and SSAT is essential.
  • Perform Abnormal Protection Scheme (APS) dynamic studies when requested and work with Relay Field Operations Support (RFOS) on protection system issues that can impact the Transmission system.
  • Ability to conduct transients and harmonic studies using EMTP and SuperHarm software.
  • Support the Transmission Control Center on stability/protection related issues and implementation of software for analysis in real time.
  • Perform short circuit analysis, motor start analysis and breaker rating studies using Aspen/Cape software and maintain Operational Planning short circuit models.
  • Analyze disturbance monitoring devices such as dynamic recorders and phasor measurement units.
  • Interface with load serving entities, regulatory agencies, reliability councils and other transmission providers.
  • Represent Entergy on industry wide technical working groups.



Minimum education required of the position

  • BS Engineering Degree, or equivalent work experience. 
  • Electrical Engineering preferred
  • Proficient technical expertise with computer software and database development. 
  • Skills in engineering analysis, problem solving and condition assessment


Desired qualifications/requirements for this position is as follows:

  • MSEE or Phd with emphasis on power systems
  • At least 5 years of experience in modeling, system analysis and planning of power systems
  • Experience in a power utility or a consulting company,
  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills with ability to work in a team environment


Minimum experience required of the position

  • Engineer I: 0-2 years of applicable and progressive experience
  • Engineer II: 2-4 years of applicable and progressive experience
  • Engineer III: 4-6 years of applicable and progressive experience 
  • Sr Engineer: 6 years of applicable and progressive experience


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.

Primary Location: Mississippi-Jackson
Job Function: Engineering
FLSA Status: Professional
Relocation Option: Level II
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 86348
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%


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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.

Nearest Major Market: Jackson Mississippi

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