Drafter - Transmission

Date: Jul 3, 2024

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Company: Entergy

Work Place Flexibility: Hybrid 

Legal Entity: Entergy Services, LLC 

 

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

 

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE:

Perform various drafting and document management assignments working with AutoCAD version 2006 and above, Raster Design, Inventor, Electrical and Civil 3D Land Development Civil/Survey applications. Create and maintain Substation/System Protection  (relaying) and Transmission Line project drawings, Substation Switching one-lines, Entergy System Maps in accordance to Transmission drafting and Document Management standards. Responsible for maintaining drawing database utilizing the Meridian Document Management toolkit.

 

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Drafting of Engineering drawings for Substation, Relay and Transmission Line engineering design projects
  • Oversight and enforcement of Drafting Standards of work performed by Designers, consultants, etc.
  • Maintenance and distribution of onelines and maps
  • Manage record asset drawings/documents in  the Document Management Tool - Meridian
  • Support AutoCAD suite of products (Raster Design, Inventor, Electrical, Civil 3D)
  • Support computer hardware and plot/scan equipment.  Manage FOC requests & issue asset & station numbers for Substation assets
  • Tracking and logging assignments utilizing SharePoint and Excel
  • Managing project task in scheduling tool – Primavera

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum Experience and Education:

  • Previous drafting and AutoCAD experience
  • Drafter I: 2 - 4 years of experience, or a 2-yr. technical certification with 1 year of working experience
  • Drafter II: 4 - 6 years of experience, or a 2-yr. technical certification with 2 years of working experience
  • Drafter III: 6 - 8 years of experience, or a 2-yr. technical certification with 4 years of working experience
  • Drafter Sr: 8+ years of experience, or a 2-yr. technical certification with 6 years of working experience
  • Preferred: 2-year technical degree or certification in Computer Aided Drafting

 

Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Previous drafting experience (board and computer)
  • Proficient in Microsoft
  • Proficient AutoCAD skills while applying basic drafting techniques and concepts
  • Possesses good verbal and written communication skills
  • Has the ability to work with other personnel, departments, and organizations as part of a team
  • Computer proficiency; experience using technology

 

Any Certificates, Licenses, etc.:

  • Successful completion of the EEI TECH test; must be EEI TECH test recommended.
  • Candidates selected to take the EEI TECH test will be invited via e-mail *MONITOR YOUR SPAM/JUNK EMAIL
  • Preferred: Certification in Computer Aided Drafting

 

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Primary Location: Louisiana-New Orleans Louisiana : New Orleans 
Job Function: Skilled / Craft
FLSA Status:
Nonexempt 
Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
 
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 115079
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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