Engineer (Civil Substation) (Transmission)

Date: Jan 17, 2023

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Company: Entergy

Posting End Date:  

Work Place Flexibility: Hybrid 

Legal Entity: Entergy Services, LLC 

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

 

JOB SUMMARY:

 

The Civil/Structural Engineer in Substation Design within Transmission Engineering works in conjunction with other engineering disciplines and team members to achieve stated project goals. The Civil/Structural Engineer focuses primarily on the planning, scoping, estimating, and design of civil and structural elements and activities. These activities include but are not limited to:

  • Order and utilize topographic property surveys
  • Order and utilize geotechnical studies
  • Order and utilize drainage/flood studies
  • Design site grading & drainage plans, sections, and details for site packages
  • Design foundation details based on structure reactions
  • Calculate structure load reactions and design modifications to meet load requirements
  • Design steel structure details
  • Work in conjunction with environmental teams to design oil containment (if applicable)

 

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSBILITIES:

 

  • Performs a wide variety of detailed engineering analysis in Transmission-related areas such as planning, maintenance, design, project management and construction, and operations.
  • Uses engineering/technical principles, best practices, and knowledge of internal and external business issues to solve problems, develop cost-effective, technically sound solutions, and improve products or services.
  • Applies knowledge of engineering principles in evaluating alternatives, making decisions, and  interpreting/employing applicable electrical codes, procedures, standards, processes, and policies.
  • Supports activities to comply with applicable industry standards (i.e., NERC, SERC) and other utility regulations, as required.
  • Works with other disciplines within the Transmission organization and other company business units to achieve stated goals.
  • Assist with storm/emergency restoration efforts as necessary.
  • Perform engineering activities associated with the physical design of high and medium voltage utility substations, including: site development, grading & drainage design, drainage/flood studies, geotechnical analysis, foundation design/calculation, structural analysis, etc. for internal substation related projects.
  • Work in a team environment to develop detailed engineering scope documents from a high-level functional  document. This includes preparing cost and time estimates as needed.
  • Order and track the substation material and ensure timely delivery to appropriate staging areas.
  • Oversee substation design contractor activities and perform thorough quality reviews of their design packages.
  • Provide technical support during construction and commissioning of substation assets.
  • Work with Design Basis and industry committees to develop and maintain substation design standards.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Required Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering Discipline (typically Electrical, Mechanical, Civil, Chemical, and Industrial) from a four-year accredited institution. OR
  • Technology degree from a four-year accredited institution with FE or PE Certification.

 

Preferred/Desired:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering (other disciplines may be consider based on experience)

 

Minimum Experience:

  • Engineer I: at least 0 - 2 years of experience in an engineering discipline.
  • Engineer II: at least 2 - 4 years of experience in an engineering discipline.
  • Engineer III: at least 4 - 6 years of experience in an engineering discipline.
  • Engineer Sr: at least 6 years of experience in an engineering discipline.

 

Preferred/Desired:

  • Structural design engineering experience.
  • Transmission and/or Substation utility experience.

 

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Demonstrated ability to apply engineering principles.
  • Ability to recognize opportunities for process improvement and have the ability to enact change.
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Good leadership skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills along with strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple activities and changing priorities.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Required to work safely and follow all Entergy safety policies and procedures.
  • Ability to recognize hazards in the workplace and have the ability to mitigate the hazards.
  • Demonstrated acceptance of a diverse and inclusive work environment and customer base.

 

Certifications/Licenses:

  • Preferred/Desired: FE, PE
  • NOTE: Applicants with Technology degree must have a FE or PE certification.

 

Program/software:

  • Preferred/Desired: AutoCAD Civil 3D, AutoCAD Map 3D, Dimensional Solutions foundation software suite, InfraWorks

 

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Primary Location: Louisiana-New Orleans Louisiana : New Orleans 
Job Function: Engineering
FLSA Status: Professional
Relocation Option: Level II
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 110326
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, 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, 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.

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.

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.


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