Auxiliary Operator-O/1 (Nuclear) - ANO

Date: Nov 9, 2022

Location: Russellville, Arkansas, United States

Company: Entergy

Posting End Date:  

Work Place Flexibility: Onsite 


*There are multiple vacancies available for this position*

Performs routine tests, incidental maintenance, electrical switching, and other activities necessary to ensure continuity of power generation. Operates all plant auxiliary equipment that is not normally operated from the control room. Performs periodic inspections of all assigned equipment spaces. Assures compliance with all applicable regulations and procedures. Is thoroughly familiar with the conditions and limitations of equipment operation, out of specification indications, logs, and surveillances.


  • Reports any abnormal plant or equipment conditions and takes appropriate action to mitigate the consequences. Monitors running equipment and systems, collects data on various plant parameters, and performs valve lineups.
  • Performs technical reviews of procedures and other documents. Utilizes conservative decision making and human performance tools. Utilizes the station's corrective action programs to address issues and opportunities for improvement.
  • Identifies problems, defects, and failures which degrade plant equipment integrity and reliability. Assists Engineering with test specifications and performance. Performs technical reviews of procedures and other documents.
  • Recommends changes in plant procedures, personnel, operation, and equipment status to maximize plant and personnel efficiency. Uses the ECI process, as appropriate.
  • Participates in pre- and post-job evolutions. Actively participates in training and personnel development opportunities.
  • Performs routine servicing of equipment including lubrication, wiping of residual oil and ensures fluid leakage is properly contained and managed. Serves as a member of the Emergency Response Organization.


Minimum education required of the position

  • High School diploma or equivalent. Classroom courses in basic algebra and physics.
  • Desired: B.S. degree in Engineering or Science or military nuclear experience.

Minimum experience required of the position

  • 0 - 2 years operations experience or commercial nuclear power operations experience or a related vocational, trade school, apprentice program, or equivalent military training.
  • Experience in nuclear power plant operations. 
  • Successful Completion of EEI POSS test with a "Recommended" status.

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

  • Ability to make semi-technical calculations involved in the test equipment area.
  • Technical understanding of nuclear generation principles and operations.
  • Communicate technical information, concepts, and ideas verbally and in writing.
  • Be familiar with company safety rules.
  • Ability to read prints, verbal comprehension, and the ability to troubleshoot plant equipment.

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position

  • For Journeyman level only (not entry level requiring training):


Primary Location: Arkansas-Russellville
Job Function: Power Plant Operations
FLSA Status: Nonexempt
Relocation Option: Auxiliary Operators Nuclear
Union description/code: ARKANSAS BARG. -- NUCLEAR-A02
Number of Openings: 10
Req ID: 108997
Travel Percentage:None


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One way that Entergy has found to identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs is through pre-employment testing. If this position does require an EEI test, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting. If you are invited to a test session, we strongly recommend you review and complete the practice test as well as review the testing brochure for your respective test.  The test brochure will give you critical information on the test such as time allocated and number of questions.  Also, keep in mind that the actual test is timed; you should practice timing yourself while doing the practice tests. The practice test information and test brochures can be located by going to the EEI website,, Logon ID: entergy, password:  practice test (2 words). Travel expenses incurred in connection with EEI testing are non-reimbursable.

In addition to EEI testing there is also Fit-for-Duty testing which will identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs. If this position does require Fit-for-Duty testing, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting.


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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