Co-Op Student- Transmission Engineer (Spring 2023)

Date: Sep 12, 2022

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Company: Entergy

Posting End Date:  

Work Place Flexibility: Onsite 


“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.”


Entergy’s Transmission Department will hire an intern/co-op studying Electrical, Mechanical and/or Civil Engineering that are in their 3rd or 4th year of school or enrolled in graduate studies with a minimum GPA of 3.0.



Assisting engineers in day to day activities including:

  • Performing project scoping and site visits
  • Review of Transmission Line encroachments
  • Preparing operational one-line drawings
  • Management of the network model and deployment of facility rating changes
  • Creation of a more detailed model used to improve the State Estimator
  • Validate estimating prices and equipment units, ensuring material is properly ordered and staged for upcoming projects
  • Managing projects that are in construction
  • Completion of as-built documentation
  • Participate in weekly planning coordination calls
  • Work on special projects to assist in improving grid reliability
  • Responding to equipment failures
  • NERC Clearance Remediation
  • Transmission Line database management
  • Support of Business Analyst processes within Project Controls through data mining and reporting, as well as performing a wide variety of detailed engineering analysis in transmission-related areas such as planning, economic analysis, maintenance, design, project management and construction, and operations
  • Travel is required for the position
  • Uses engineering principles to solve problems, develop cost-effective, technically sound solutions
  • Applies knowledge of engineering principles in evaluating the transmission grid
  • Works with other disciplines within the Transmission organization and other business units
  • 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



  • Seeking Electrical, Mechanical, and Civil engineering majors to work full time during the designated semesters.  Other engineering majors can be considered.
  • Must be currently enrolled in school full-time, pursuing a bachelor’s degree as indicated above, and enrolled in sophomore year or beyond.
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA


Primary Location: Louisiana-New Orleans
Job Function: Students / Early Careers
FLSA Status: Nonexempt
Relocation Option: Level III
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 108481
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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