Engrg Associate-Dist (Gas)

Date: Jul 12, 2024

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Company: Entergy

Work Place Flexibility: Onsite 

Legal Entity: Entergy New Orleans, LLC 

This position can be filled as an Engineering Assoicate I, II, or Sr position depending upon the candidate’s experience.

 

Job Summary Purpose

Responsible for meeting with customers to determine gas facility requirements, performing engineering calculations, and designing gas facility installations in AutoCAD and electronic work management systems.

 

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  1. Meeting with customers, determining gas load requirements
  2. Performing Mathematical calculations and assisting other EAs and Engineers with gas load, gas volume and pressure drop and weight and constituents of natural gas
  3. Performing engineering calculations to size meters, mains and services
  4. Performing Field walkdowns to identify subsurface conflicts and determine optimal facility routing
  5. Designing and performing updates in the electronic facility and maintenance information systems
  6. Determining exact locations of gas facilities using survey equipment
  7. Preparing AutoCAD and GIS facility drawings.
  8. Performing Regulator station design and equipment selection
  9. Preparing packages for Piping Facility Installation/Relocation
  10. Preparing GDT/Maximo estimates for gas main and service design jobs
  11. Performing conflict resolution
  12. Providing storm/outage restoration assistance

 

Minimum Requirements

Minimum education required of the position
2 or 4 year Technical Degree or minimum experience requirements.

 

Minimum experience required of the position

Engrg Associate I - 5 years operational experience or minimum education requirements.
Engrg Associate II - 2 years technical experience and Technical Degree, or 10 years operational experience.

Engrg Associate Sr - 5 years technical experience and Technical Degree, or 15 years operational experience.

 

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

Good interpersonal skills along with strong written and oral communication skills. Good knowledge of Personal Computer operations and related software. Basic theory of electricity. Ability to interpret construction drawings. Ability to manage multiple activities and changing priorities. Ability to work well under pressure. Self-motivated and dependable team player. Good math skills. Familiar with National Electrical Safety Code and national Electrical Code. 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. Ability to maintain and care for Company equipment properly and safeguard assets. Ability to meet the public in a pleasant and tactful manner and understand the importance of delivering a high level of customer service. Demonstrated acceptance of a diverse and inclusive work environment and customer base. Ability to recognize opportunities for process improvement. Desired: Knowledge of electrical distribution material. Knowledge of electrical distribution construction practices. Working knowledge of the AM/FM graphical program. Working knowledge of the DIS estimating program. Knowledgeable in MS Office software (Word, Excel, and Outlook). Knowledgeable of Entergy's corporate applications (EARL, ESTER, PEARL, etc.). Knowledge of Entergy's Customer Service policies. Knowledge of Entergy's distribution material and construction practices. Knowledge of Entergy's DIS program.

 

Desired

Knowledge of engineering principles and gas laws.

Have knowledge of gas distribution construction practices and procedures.

Candidate must have experience with and the ability to draw and read construction plans while possessing strong math and geometry skills.

Working knowledge of gas distribution and transmission systems.

Knowledge of gas operations and measurement technology and practices.

Candidate must possess skills, knowledge and be proficient in GIS Geographical Information System and AutoCAD.

Understanding of Coordinate Systems and geography.

Ability to perform land survey functions.

 

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position

Must have valid driver's license and good driving record.


Working Conditions
Must be available for 24-hour call out and extended hours as necessary. 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.

 

As a safety sensitive position, compliance with Department of Transportation (DOT) and Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) drug and alcohol regulations, including but not limited to pre-employment drug testing and background screening.

 

Entergy has entered into an agreement to sell its Louisiana gas distribution business to Bernhard Capital Partners. The sale is expected to close in approximately the third quarter of 2025.  Entergy has no planned reduction in workforce as a result of this sale, and intends to operate the business as usual prior to the sale. 

 

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Primary Location: Louisiana-New Orleans Louisiana : New Orleans 
Job Function: Engineering
FLSA Status: Professional
 
Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
 
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 114979
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%

 

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

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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