Engineer - Power Generation Plant

Date: Aug 6, 2022

Location: Jones Mill, Arkansas, United States

Company: Entergy

Posting End Date: 06/16/2022 

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At Entergy, we’ve been planning for the future for more than 100 years. We’ve experienced a lot of change, generating power first from sawdust to splitting atoms, harnessing sunlight, and using abundant, clean and efficient natural gas. We are leading the clean energy transformation for the utility industry and continue to explore alternative technologies.

 

We are on the verge of a monumental technology convergence, where reality swiftly catches up to possibility. The utility of the future does much more than keep the lights on and the gas flowing. It’s knowledgeable and skillful workforce will solve challenges and fuel a brighter, smarter, cleaner, and more prosperous future for everyone. 

 

Having the lowest retail electricity rates of any utility in the United States drives economic growth within Entergy’s region, a key ingredient to sustained growth for any utility. We also believe a diverse workforce committed to personal and professional growth is critical to our success. We place a high priority on developing talent to meet current and future needs, giving employees opportunities to grow their careers their way. We’ve committed over the next three decades to reduce our carbon emissions from our operations to net-zero by 2050.  

 

Entergy’s Power Generation group operates a fleet of more than 30 owned, leased, or operated natural gas, coal, oil hydro, solar and petroleum coke plants, with a total engineering capacity exceeding 20,000 megawatts. Entergy continues to build or acquire megawatts from new hydrogen capable natural gas units, solar, wind and other technologies complement its existing megawatts of nuclear, natural gas, coal, oil, hydroelectric, and solar facilities.

 

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

 

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE:

Provide engineering and technical oversight in the various Power Generation environments such as: Plants, Plant support, and Fleet Maintenance.

 

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conduct project management and technical oversight
  • Coordinate and execute betterment capital and O&M projects, interface with plant production and maintenance, project personnel, Chief Dam Safety Engineer and other stake holders
  • Ensure plant modification process is followed on projects 
  • Provide project and maintenance troubleshooting of equipment to address issues in a timely manner
  • Provide oversight of engineering activities of external firms, including development of work scopes, and solicitation and evaluation of proposals, project planning and controls, review of deliverables, installation support, and start-up assistance  
  • Monitor plant Key Performance Indicators, support plant staff in establishing action plans to close gaps, and track action plan progress through completion.  Support strategic planning processes such as Stage Gate Process and Plant Modification Process
  • Ensure technical resources are available to assist in daily operations/maintenance activities
  • Provide expert level consultation associated with applicable equipment (e.g., turbine - generator, boiler, auxiliaries, hydraulic structures, etc.)       
  • Provide interface with equipment OEMs
  • Provide engineering support for plant modifications
  • Support Plant NERC Champion to ensure that testing of NERC related devices are coordinated with Compliance Technical Specialists.  Assist with the facilitation of the self-certification process for NERC Reliability Standards.
  • Provide guidance and support to plant staff to help ensure compliance related tasks are performed as prescribed in Power Generation NERC procedures     
  • Champion of Causal Analysis/Lead and assist in causal analysis of plant component failures, environmental and NERC compliance related items, and operational events      

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum Education:

  • B.S. degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Civil, or Industrial)

 

Minimum Experience:

  • Engineer I: 0 – 2 years of applicable and progressive experience
  • Engineer II: at least 2 – 4 years of applicable and progressive experience   
  • Engineer III: at least 4 – 6 years of applicable and progressive experience  
  • Sr. Engineer: at least 6 years of applicable and progressive experience   

 

Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong project management skills preferred
  • Demonstrates good engineering judgment
  • Strong engineering analysis and problem-solving skills as required by the specific job
  • Thorough understanding of procedures, programs, and standards in responsible area

 

Any Certificates, Licenses, etc.:

  • Preferred:
    • Ability to obtain a Professional Engineer license in Arkansas.

 

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Primary Location: Arkansas-Jones Mill
Job Function: Engineering
FLSA Status: Professional
Relocation Option: Level II
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 107150
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%

 

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

 

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.

 

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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