Manager, Substation Design

Date: Nov 19, 2022

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Company: Entergy

Posting End Date: 10/28/2022 

Work Place Flexibility: Onsite 


*This position will be domiciled in New Orleans, LA preferrably, but other locations within Entergy's service territory may be considered.*



Provides leadership, direction and oversight for all Substation Design Engineering activities, including preliminary project scoping and planning, project estimating, engineering and material specifications, drawing development, design reviews and approvals, contract management, workgroup direction and strategic planning, configuration management, standards development, and compliance.



  • Accountable for tracking and controlling the engineering phase of project costs, project schedules, and engineering quality to meet all project goals, achieve critical milestones and accomplish required levels of customer satisfaction.
  • Accountable for the resolution of technical substation engineering conflicts that affect cost, schedule quality or customer satisfaction.
  • Respond to substation-related regulatory compliance issues; Provide technical engineering expertise in developing responses to regulatory requests from FERC, NERC, SERC and other regulatory bodies. Participate on industry forums, serving as Entergy's Substation Design representative on national, industry committees.
  • Ensure the integration of safety, reliability, operability, constructability, and configuration management practices into final substation products/designs/processes.
  • Accountable for effective Substation Design resource management, including workload distribution, resource productivity, contractor management and employee development.
  • Develop and provide processes and tools to improve project cost, cycle time and quality.



Minimum Requirements: Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or equivalent work experience.


Minimum Requirements: Experience

  • Minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in the utility industry with experience in various engineering disciplines.
  • Preferred: Minimum of two (2) years of supervisory or leadership experience.


Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Extensive knowledge of substation design practices, standards, procedures and processes;
  • Thorough understanding of planning, project management, operations and/or construction.
  • Experience in managing/executing capital and/or O&M projects.
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to manage multi-projects simultaneously.
  • Capable of moving frequently between multiple tasks, while prioritizing conflicting priorities.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with superiors, colleagues and individuals inside and outside the Company.
  • Sound analytical, problem solving and documentation skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; team player.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint), budgets, financial procedures, and property accounting.


Minimum Requirements Certifications/Licenses:

  • Preferred: Professional Engineer registration in at least 1 state in Entergy service area.


Primary Location: Louisiana-New Orleans Louisiana : New Orleans || Arkansas : Little Rock || Mississippi : Jackson || Texas : Beaumont || Texas : The Woodlands 
Job Function: Professional
FLSA Status: Professional
Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 109073
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%


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


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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