Engineer (Utility - Power Generation Plant)

Date: Jun 6, 2024

Location: Orange, Texas, United States

Company: Entergy

Posting End Date:  

Work Place Flexibility: Onsite 

Legal Entity: Entergy Texas, Inc.-GTX 

At Entergy, we’ve been planning for the future for more than 100 years. We’ve experienced a lot of change, generating power first from sawdust to splitting atoms, harnessing sunlight, and using abundant, clean and efficient natural gas. We are leading the clean energy transformation for the utility industry and continue to explore alternative technologies.

 

We are on the verge of a monumental technology convergence, where reality swiftly catches up to possibility. The utility of the future does much more than keep the lights on and the gas flowing. It’s knowledgeable and skillful workforce will solve challenges and fuel a brighter, smarter, cleaner, and more prosperous future for everyone. 

 

Having the lowest retail electricity rates of any utility in the United States drives economic growth within Entergy’s region, a key ingredient to sustained growth for any utility. We also believe a diverse workforce committed to personal and professional growth is critical to our success. We place a high priority on developing talent to meet current and future needs, giving employees opportunities to grow their careers their way. We’ve committed over the next three decades to reduce our carbon emissions from our operations to net-zero by 2050. 

 

Entergy’s Power Generation group operates a fleet of more than 30 owned, leased, or operated natural gas, coal, oil hydro, solar and petroleum coke plants, with a total engineering capacity exceeding 20,000 megawatts. Entergy continues to build or acquire megawatts from new hydrogen capable natural gas units, solar, wind and other technologies complement its existing megawatts of nuclear, natural gas, coal, oil, hydroelectric, and solar facilities.

 

* This position will be filled as an Engineer I, II, III, or Sr. based up on the experience and qualifications of the selected candidate. *

 

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE:
Provide engineering and technical oversight in the various Power Generation Plants.

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide guidance and support to plant staff to help ensure compliance related tasks are performed as prescribed in Power Generation plant modification process  
  • Champion of Causal Analysis/ Lead and assist in causal analysis of plant component failures, environmental and NERC compliance related items, and operational events       
  • Conduct project management and technical oversight
  • Coordinate and execute betterment capital and O&M projects, interface with plant production and maintenance, project personnel, and other stake holders
  • Ensure plant modification process is followed on projects  
  • Provide project and maintenance troubleshooting of equipment to address issues in a timely manner
  • Provide oversight of engineering activities of external firms, including development of work scopes, and solicitation and evaluation of proposals, project planning and controls, review of deliverables, installation support, and start-up assistance   
  • Assist plant on HON criteria/ Improve plant processes, support plant staff in establishing action plans to close gaps, and track action plan progress through completion  
  • Support reliability process by serving as Boiler Tube Failure Reduction (BTFR) team leader
  • Ensure technical resources are available to assist in daily operations/maintenance activities
  • Provide expert level consultation associated with applicable equipment (e.g. turbine - generator, boiler, auxiliaries, etc.)        
  • Provide interface with equipment OEMs 
  • Provide engineering support for plant modifications  


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: 
Minimum Education:

  • B.S. degree in Engineering
  • Desired:
    • B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering


Minimum Experience:

  • Engineer I: 0 to 2 years of applicable and progressive experience
  • Engineer II: at least 2 – 4 years of applicable and progressive experience 
  • Engineer III: at least 4 – 6 years of applicable and progressive experience
  • Sr. Engineer: at least 6 years of applicable and progressive experience
  • Desired:
    • Power Plant experience
    • NERC experience

 

Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrates good engineering judgment
  • Strong engineering analysis and problem-solving skills as required by the specific job
  • Thorough understanding of procedures, programs, and standards in responsible area
  • Desired:
    • Contract management experience


Any Certificates, Licenses, etc.:

  • None

 

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Primary Location: Texas-Orange Texas : Orange 
Job Function: Power Plant Operations
FLSA Status: Professional
 
Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT
 
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 114088
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%

 

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


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