Title:  Senior Manager, Risk Controls - Transmission

Date:  Jun 7, 2021
Legal Entity:  Entergy Services, LLC
Description: 

*The preferred locations for this position are Jackson, MS or New Orleans, LA. Other cities where Transmission offices are located may be considered.*

 

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE:
Leads transmission risk controls organization and provides direction and oversight to operational risk control processes governing all aspects of transmission capital and O&M portfolio execution. Maintains a strong focus on identifying and mitigating risks associated with work execution which may compromise the safe and reliable operation of the transmission system, with a focus on minimizing risk for nuclear, industrial, and other strategic customers.

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Leads transmission risk controls organization and provides direction and oversight to operational risk control processes governing all aspects of transmission capital and O&M portfolio execution.   Maintains a strong focus on identifying and mitigating risks associated with work execution which may compromise the safe and reliable operation of the transmission system, with a focus on minimizing risk for nuclear, industrial, and other strategic customers. 
  • Challenges the transmission organization to apply consistent risk control processes to an expanding set of transmission projects.  Oversees the development of procedures, metrics and training materials to support the adoption of consistent risk control processes in all transmission functions.  Works to integrate a risk control mindset into the culture of the transmission organization. 
  • Oversees organization responsible for reviewing and challenging field execution plans through a risk mitigation lens while determining execution readiness of certain capital and maintenance projects and tasks.   Provides recommendations for modifying execution plans to minimize and/or eliminate risk.  Participates in project team meetings to discuss risk profiles in early development stages of proposed projects.  
  • Maintains routine interface with transmission Asset Management (“AM”), Project Management and Construction (“PM&C”), transmission Capital Projects (“CP”), and utility operations leaders to ensure all are aligned with the objectives of the risk control processes and actively working to champion and support risk mitigation measures.  Works across organizational functions and identifies opportunities to challenge and support personnel responsible for design, operations, maintenance and construction activities. 
  • Interfaces extensively with nuclear leadership to ensure alignment of approach in mitigating risk to Entergy’s nuclear generating facilities for both planned and emergent work. Serves as a liaison to nuclear on all nuclear procedures and agreements pertaining to transmission. 
  • Supports storm and incident response as a member of the System Incident Command Operations Section staff.


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Minimum Education:

  • B.S. in Engineering or related technical degree with emphasis in electrical or mechanical or applicable course of study or related work experience.


Minimum Experience:

  • 5 years of experience in transmission construction, maintenance, design, or operations (preferred) or electrical system maintenance.
  • Preferred:
    • Project management experience with emphasis on risk evaluation and execution.
    • Experience with nuclear electrical maintenance and transmission distribution interface, coordination, and execution.
    • Risk management experience with elements of procedure development and behavior changes.


Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated understanding of transmission line and substation design, construction, and maintenance practices, procedures and processes.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Proven leadership skills with demonstrated experience leading and developing high performing teams.
  • Demonstrated understanding of risk management concepts.
  • Strong ability to cope with complexities and drive for change in a highly matrixed organization.
  • Excellent written and verbal interpersonal skills.
  • Highly organized.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work individually, within a team, and partner with external stakeholders.
  • Strong customer orientation.

 

OTHER ATTRIBUTES:

  • Functional Knowledge - Requires in-depth understanding of concepts, theories and principles in own discipline and basic knowledge of other disciplines.
  • Business Expertise - Applies understanding of the industry and how own area contributes to the achievement of objectives.
  • Leadership - Manages a generally homogeneous team; adapts plans and priorities to meet service and/or operational challenges.
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves technical, operational and organizational problems.
  • Impact - Impacts the level of service and the team's ability to meet quality, volume, and timeliness objectives. Guided by policies, resource requirements, budgets and the business plan.
  • Interpersonal Skills - Guides, influences and persuades others either internally in other areas or externally with customers or agencies.

 

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Primary Location: Louisiana-New Orleans
Job Function: Professional
FLSA Status: Professional
Relocation Option: Level I
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 102167
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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