Electrical Engineer - Power Plant

Date: Feb 12, 2019

Location: Killona, LA, US

Company: Entergy


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



  • Plant NERC Champion/ Ensure that testing of NERC related devices are coordinated with Compliance Technical Specialists.  Facilitate 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 Fossil 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.
  • Conduct project management and technical oversight. Coordinate and execute betterment capital and O&M projects, interface with plant production and maintenance, project personnel, 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.
  • Assist plant on HON criteria/ Improve plant processes, support plant staff in establishing action plans to close gaps, and track action plan progress through completion.  Support reliability process by serving as Boiler Tube Failure Reduction (BTFR) team leader.
  • 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, etc.
  • Provide interface with equipment OEMs. Provide engineering support for plant modifications.



  • B.S. Degree in Engineering
  • Desired:  Electrical Engineer


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:

  • 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.:

  • None



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.



Primary Location: Louisiana-Killona
Job Function: Power Plant Operations
FLSA Status: Professional
Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 83319
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%


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