Engineer - Transmission Relay Protection & Controls

Date: Sep 27, 2022

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Company: Entergy

Posting End Date: 10/10/2022 

Work Place Flexibility: Hybrid 


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

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.


  • Performs a wide variety of detailed engineering analysis in transmission-related areas such as planning, maintenance, design, project management and construction, and operations.
  • Uses engineering/technical 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 alternatives, making decisions, and interpreting/employing applicable electrical codes, procedures, standards, processes, and policies.
  • Supports activities to comply with applicable industry standards (i.e., NERC, SERC) and other utility regulations, as required.
  • Works with other disciplines within the Transmission organization and other company business units to achieve stated goals.
  • Assist with storm/emergency restoration efforts as necessary.

Minimum Education:

  • 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.
  • 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
  • Preferred: at least  2 years experience in an engineering discipline

Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated ability to apply engineering principles.
  • Thorough understanding of procedures, programs, and standards in responsible area.
  • 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.
  • Demonstrated 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.

  • None
  • Preferred: PE, FE




Primary Location: Louisiana-New Orleans
Job Function: Engineering
FLSA Status: Professional
Relocation Option: Level II
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 106874
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.

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