Title:  Engineer II, III or Sr (Utility)

Date:  Jun 10, 2021
Legal Entity:  Entergy Services, LLC
Description: 

***This position may be filled as an Engineer II, III or Sr depending upon the identified candidates’ qualifications***

***The posting is scheduled to close on 6/24/2021***

 

Job Summary/Purpose

Act as the company liaison and technical support for Distribution Automation analysis, design, execution, and troubleshooting of distribution field devices. Acts as the Distribution Automation liaison and technical support for Entergy’s Grid Modernization efforts, working closely with the area distribution protection engineers and field support specialists. Responsible for but not limited to: Performing a wide variety of engineering analysis, and project oriented engineering activities supporting Distribution automation and control theory, support the distribution 10 year Capital plan and the Joint T&D component of the transmission capital plan, provide technical support to distribution design engineers, operations, and managed accounts as it relates to Field equipment automation and communications, and participate in routine, non-routine, and emergency storm and outage event restoration duties.

 

Job Duties/Responsibilities

 

Performing a wide variety of engineering analysis and project-oriented engineering activities in support of the Distribution Automation effort and control theory.

Provide technical support to Distribution Automation Engineers, Field Support Specialist, and Operations as it relates to distribution field equipment automation and communications.

Build and maintain solutions for distribution automation device configuration, templates, SCADA maps, displays, and device management system.

Manage the DART labs RTDS simulator including integrations to all devices and power flow model.

Test Distribution Management System automation use cases in lab environment and field tests.

Perform post automation event and non-event analysis and audits.

Work with Transmission organization to develop and implement distribution substation automation.

Complete DA device firmware and settings modification testing and associated change management.

Develop DA analytics platform in regard to DA devices and associated information.

Participate in routine, non-routine, and emergency storm and outage restoration duties.

 

Minimum Requirements

Minimum education required of the position

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Discipline (typically Electrical, Mechanical, Civil, Chemical, and Industrial) from a four-year accredited institution.

Degrees in engineering technology (typically, Electrical, Mechanical, Civil, Chemical, and Industrial) from a four-year accredited institution with PE may be considered.

Desired - Electrical or Mechanical Engineering Degree

 

Minimum experience required of the position

Engineer II: 2+ years experience in an engineering discipline.

Engineer III: 4+ years’ experience in an engineering discipline.

Engineer Sr: 6+ years’ experience in an engineering discipline.

 

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

Technical mastery of engineering principles. In-depth knowledge of procedures, programs, and standards in responsible area. Consistently drives for value in sound engineering decisions. Mentors other engineers and technical professionals. Good leadership skills. Good interpersonal skills along with strong written and oral communication skills. Excellent math skills. Excellent project management skills. Good knowledge of Personal Computer operations and related software. 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. Ability to recognize opportunities for process improvement and have the ability to enact change.

 

Any certificates, licenses, etc., required for the position

None

 

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Primary Location: Louisiana-New Orleans
Job Function: Professional
FLSA Status: Professional
Relocation Option: Level II
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 102192
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the full statement.

 

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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