Title:  Supv, Design (Utility)

Date:  Jan 12, 2022
Legal Entity:  Entergy Arkansas, LLC

Posting End Date: 01/21/2022 


***This position may be filled in Searcy, Harrisburg or Batesville, AR locations.***



Supervises/Co-supervises the daily activities of the EAs in the design area.



  • Approves timesheets, monitoring vacation or other time off, application of union agreements/contract (where applicable), EA production, EA overtime, etc.
  • Works with the Planner/Scheduler to balance workload among EAs and to provide technical assistance to customer questions or request.
  • Approves design jobs up to $50k, which includes checking revenue calculations, CIAC and taxes, drawing details, Points and Spans in DIS/GDT/Maximo. Interprets line extension policy and tariff rules as they apply to jobs. Interprets NEC and NESC codes, which apply to design jobs.
  • Provides post construction audits to ensure designer accuracy, and to correct any frequent designer mistakes.
  • Assists with difficult design issues, and customer issues or complaints.
  • Provides basic surveying, field operation, DIS/GDT/Maximo, Safety procedures and Construction Standards training for the EAs.
  • Performs office audits, driver observations, and other safety related tasks.



Minimum education required of the position

2-4 year Technical Degree (or equivalent Electrical Distribution work experience)


Minimum experience required of the position

Electrical Distribution/Transmission/Substation Experience: 10 years cumulative OR 5 years Distribution Technical Experience

Distribution Design Experience: 2 years with DIS, GDT or Maximo


Minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities required of the position

Good work knowledge of Entergy Construction Specifications.


Any certificates, licenses, etc., required for the position







Primary Location: Arkansas-Searcy
Job Function: Professional
FLSA Status: Professional
Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 105032
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%


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


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 Pre-employment Testing: 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, http://www.eei.org/practicetests, 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.

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