IC&E Technician - Power Plant

Date: Jun 6, 2024

Location: Montz, Louisiana, United States

Company: Entergy

Posting End Date:  

Work Place Flexibility: Onsite 

Legal Entity: Entergy Louisiana, LLC 

 

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 to complement its existing megawatts of nuclear, natural gas, coal, oil, hydroelectric, and solar facilities.  

 

*This position can be filled as a Maintenance Operator 1, 2, 3, or IC&E Technician based on the experience and qualifications of the selected candidate*

 

JOB PURPOSE/SUMMARY:

Under general supervision, the incumbent will be responsible to Understand and Maintain a Good Working Knowledge of the various Power Plant Technical Systems. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to, performing highly complex instrumentation, electrical, and mechanical work involved in the inspection, troubleshooting, repair, installation, testing, adjustment and calibration of instrumentation and electrical equipment (e.g. meters and instruments, automatic combustion control equipment, regulating devices). Complete routine (Planned Maintenance) and unplanned (Corrective Maintenance) maintenance activities to support continued plant reliability. This job includes responsibility for unscheduled call-out repairs on an as-needed basis overnight and on weekends.

 

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Troubleshoot, identify, maintain, and make repairs to power plant equipment.
  • Perform Lockout/Tag out of equipment for maintenance work following the Fossil Tagging Procedure.
  • Specific knowledge and use of mechanical measuring devices, instruments, controls, regulating devices, and electrical equipment used in power plants.
  • Be familiar with principles of operation and function of steam boilers, turbo generators, pumps, heaters, steam traps, piping systems, pressure and level regulators and their controls, electrical distribution systems, and balance of plant systems.
  • Comply with all Power Generation Procedures and Policies.
  • Provide oversight of Contract Partners while conducting work onsite during outages, or as part of planned maintenance activities.
  • Assist the Entergy Contract Manager in ensuring the Contract Partner performs in alignment with the committed work schedule and quality plan.
  • Conduct and participate in job briefings and safety meetings. Be responsible for Contractor Safety and conduct Contractor Safety Orientations, as needed.
  • Comply with all Fossil Safety Processes/Practices, Utility Group Safety Process, Environmental policies/practices, participate in the Monthly Safety Meeting, and open to participation on the Safety Committee or the Awareness Team.
  • The successful candidate will be required to complete the MSDP/ICE Training progression plan.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum education required of the position:

  • High school diploma or GED or equivalent work experience
  • Desired:
    • Associates Degree in I&C or Electrical or equivalent Technical degree

 

Minimum experience required of the position:

  • Maintenance Operator 1 - 3: 0 - 2 years of experience in an operations or similar field, or entry level with a background in Process Technology or Instrumentation.
  • Maintenance Operator: 3 years of experience in operations or equivalent experience in a plant similar to a power plant.
  • IC&E Technician: 5 years of power plant experience or equivalent experience in a plant similar to a power plant.
  • Preferred:
    • 3 - 5 years of experience as an Electrician or Instrumentation & Controls Technician.
    • Experience in operations and maintenance of distributed control systems (emerson ovation system).

 

Minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities required of the position:

  • Specific knowledge and use of mechanical measuring devices, instruments, controls, regulating devices, and electrical equipment used in power plants.
  • Knowledge of the principles of operation and function of steam boilers, turbogenerators, pumps, heaters, steam traps, piping systems, pressure and level regulators and their controls, electrical distribution systems and balance of plant systems.
  • Ability to read Prints & Schematics, Troubleshooting and Maintaining Plant Electrical and I & C related equipment.
  • Ability to lift and carry 50lbs.
  • Ability to climb scaffolds, stairs and ladders.
  • Must be Team Oriented and Self-Motivated.
  • Must possess the initiative to perform task independently, provide timely and concise feedback upon request.
  • Possess a winning attitude to achieve Departmental, Plant and Corporate Goals.
  • Should possess basic computer skills needed to use the Entergy Applications (e.g. Time and Labor, AIMM, EARL, EntergyNet, etc.).

 

Any certifications, licenses, etc.

  • Successful completion of the EEI POSS/MASS test.
  • *Candidates selected to take the POSS/MASS test will be invited via e-mail. PLEASE MONITOR YOUR SPAM/JUNK EMAIL.

 

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Primary Location: Louisiana-Montz Louisiana : Montz 
Job Function: Skilled / Craft
FLSA Status:
Nonexempt 
Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered
Union description/code: NBU
 
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 114315
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the EEO page, or see statements below.

EEO Statement: The Entergy System of Companies provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The Entergy System of Companies complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. 

The Entergy System of Companies expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of the Entergy System of Company employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

Accessibility: Entergy provides reasonable accommodations for online applicants. Requests for a reasonable accommodation may be made orally or in writing by an applicant, employee, or third party on his or her behalf. If you are an individual with a disability and you are in need of an accommodation for the recruiting process please click here and provide your name, contact number, the accommodation requested and the requisition number that you are requesting the accommodation for. Employee Services will contact you regarding your request.

Additional Responsibilities: 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.

Entergy Pay Transparency Policy Statement: The Entergy System of Companies (the Company) will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company’s legal duty to furnish information.  41 CFR 60-1.35(c). Equal Opportunity and Pay Transparency.

Pay Transparency Notice:

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision (dol.gov)

The non-confidential portions of the affirmative action program for individuals with disabilities and protected veterans shall be available for inspection upon request by any employee or applicant for employment.  Please contact HRCompliance@entergy.com to schedule a time to review the affirmative action plan during regular office hours.

EEI Testing:

One way that Entergy has found to identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs is through pre-employment testing. If this position does require an EEI test, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting. If you are invited to a test session, we strongly recommend you review and complete the practice test as well as review the testing brochure for your respective test.  The test brochure will give you critical information on the test such as time allocated and number of questions.  Also, keep in mind that the actual test is timed; you should practice timing yourself while doing the practice tests. The practice test information and test brochures can be located by going to the EEI website, http://www.eei.org/practicetests, Logon ID:  entergy, password:  practice test (2 words). Travel expenses incurred in connection with EEI testing are non-reimbursable.

In addition to EEI testing there is also Fit-for-Duty testing which will identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs. If this position does require Fit-for-Duty testing, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting.

 

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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