Distribution Specialist Sr

Entergy

Location:
Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, United Kingdom
Salary:
Competitive
Type:
Permanent
Main Industry:
Search Transport, Logistics & Distribution Jobs
Other Industries & Skills: 
Education & Training, Electronics, Engineering, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Telecoms
Advertiser:
Entergy
Job ID:
130525448
Posted On: 
19 May 2024

Posting End Date:

  

Work Place Flexibility:

Onsite 

Legal Entity:

 Entergy Services, LLC 

Job Summary/Purpose

Provides technical support for field support specialists working on devices such as reclosers, self-healing networks, capacitors, voltage regulators, and network protectors. Assist engineering teams in designing, testing, and deploying relays, controls, and SCADA solutions.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

-Develop and support distribution automation health monitoring and analytics platform.
-Support and improve upon distribution automation reliability reporting.
-Develop and support distribution automation communications network monitoring and reporting for distribution devices such as reclosers, capacitors, regulator, and switchgear. 
-Interface with stakeholders including AMI operations center, IT/OT, Telecomm, distribution operations centers, and field personnel on distribution device and communication network health and resolution of issues.
-Provide technical support to distribution automation engineers, field support specialist, and operations as it relates to field equipment, automation, and communications.
-Support firmware upgrade process and documentation.
-Provide safety leadership by exemplifying strong safety culture for others to follow.
-Support solutions for DA device configuration, templates, SCADA maps, displays, and device management system.
-Participate in routine, non-routine, and emergency storm and outage restoration duties.
 

Minimum Requirements 

Minimum education required of the position 

Technical Degree (2-year Associate or 4 year Bachelor’s) and/or years of operational experience in electric utilities commensurate with progression level (15 years for Dist Spec) 

  

Minimum experience required of the position 

6 years with 4-year Bachelor’s degree, 8 years with 2-year associate degree, 10 years with supervisory experience, 15 years without degree. 

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

Must exemplify strong safety and leadership practices. Basic knowledge of the National Electric Safety Code (NESC), National Electric Code (NEC), and NERC protective relay standards. Knowledge of electric utility systems operation, maintenance, and construction practices. Must obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license. Demonstrated aptitude to work alone in unsupervised situations. Demonstrated computer skills: Windows, Excel, Access, Word. Ability to work effectively in a culturally diverse work group. Ability to read and understand electrical one-line diagrams, schematics, and wiring diagrams, technical manuals, and instruction books. Computer competency required. Must be dependable and reliable, and work as member of a team. Must have good intrapersonal skills; must be self-motivated with ability to make decisions. Must have or be able to obtain a TWIC card. Prior electrical substation or distribution relaying experience. Knowledge of protective relaying, SCADA, communications, and controls. Familiar with relay test plans and commissioning. Prior experience installing, maintaining, testing, and troubleshooting electrical equipment and controls.

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

None

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

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

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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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