Title:  Engineer - Transmission Substation Design

Date:  Nov 17, 2021
Legal Entity:  Entergy Services, LLC
Description: 

Posting End Date: 12/08/2021 

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*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 Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering Discipline (typically Electrical, Mechanical, Civil, Chemical, and Industrial) from a four-year accredited institution OR
  • Engineering Technology degree from a four-year accredited institution with a PE certification
  • Preferred: Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering (other disciplines may be considered 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:
    • 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: FE, PE
  • NOTE: Applicants with Engineering Technology degree must have a PE certification to be considered for this position

 

Program/software:

  • Preferred: RISA 3D, STAAD, AutoCAD Civil 3D, AutoCAD Map 3D, Dimensional Solutions foundation software suite, InfraWorks

 

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Primary Location: 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: 104412
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.


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