Title:  Engineer - Transmission Planning

Date:  Oct 7, 2021
Legal Entity:  Entergy Services, LLC

Posting End Date: 10/21/2021 


* This position will be filled as an Engineer I, II, III or Sr. based on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. *



Transmission Planning Engineers are responsible for developing long-term transmission plans that provide value to Entergy stakeholders.  The long-term transmission plan ensures Entergy’s transmission grid operates efficiently and remains compliant with applicable NERC Standards.  The Transmission Planning Engineer will support a variety of internal planning activities and may participate on NERC, SERC or RTO committees as required.  The Transmission Planning Engineer provides technical guidance to regulatory support, economic development, system planning, design, project management and construction in the development of transmission projects for the Entergy system.



  • Uses engineering principles, best practices, and knowledge of internal and external business issues to solve problems, develop cost-effective, technically sound solutions, and improve products or services
  • Applies knowledge of engineering principles in evaluating the transmission grid, making decisions, and interpreting applicable electrical codes, procedures, standards, processes, and policies
  • Supports activities to comply with applicable industry standards (i.e., NERC, SERC) and other utility regulations
  • Works with other disciplines within the Transmission organization and other business units to achieve stakeholder centric solutions
  • Utilize various power system software packages (Steady State, Stability and/or Electric Market Analysis) to evaluate the performance of the transmission grid
  • Assist with storm/emergency restoration efforts as necessary



Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Discipline (Electrical, Mechanical, Civil, Chemical, and Industrial) from a four-year accredited institution
  • Degrees in engineering technology (Electrical, Mechanical, Civil, Chemical, and Industrial) from a four-year accredited institution with PE may be considered
  • Preferred: Electrical Engineering Degree


Minimum Experience:

  • Engineer I: 0 - 2 years of experience in an engineering discipline
  • Engineer II: 2 - 4 years of experience in an engineering discipline
  • Engineer III: 4 - 6 years of experience in an engineering discipline
  • Engineer Sr.: 6 + years of experience in an engineering discipline


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Technical mastery of engineering principles
  • Consistently drives for value in sound engineering decisions
  • Good interpersonal and communication 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 and mitigate hazards in the workplace
  • Contribute to a diverse and inclusive work environment
  • Recognize opportunities for improvement and the ability to enact change


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: 104074
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.

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