Primary Location: Louisiana-Sulphur
Job Function: Power Plant
FLSA Status: Professional
Relocation Option: Approved in accordance with the Entergy guidelines
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings: 1.00
Req ID: 75901
Hiring Manager: Andrew J O'Brien
Recruiter: Tommie Gerald Miers
Travel Percentage:25% to 50%
Manages and oversees the daily operations of a power plant. Meets system load requirements and monitors operations for efficiency and safety ensuring that all applicable regulatory requirements are followed. Leads and directs the work of others. Oversees technical staff, such as maintenance or engineering, and hires and trains personnel. May be required to meet certain certifications in field. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
Manages and oversees the O&M agreement of a jointly owned power plant in Eunice, LA. Oversees budget and ensures the plant operator acts in Entergy’s best interest. Manages the long term service agreement (LTSA) that covers the turbines/generators owned by Entergy at this facility. Ensures all aspects of safety and applicable regulatory requirements are followed: this includes all NERC Generator Owner responsibilities.
* Review logs, datasheets, or reports to ensure adequate production levels and safe production environments or to identify abnormalities with power production equipment or processes. * Review operations performance specifications to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements. Conduct field inspections of plants, stations, or substations to ensure normal and safe operating conditions. * Supervise plant or substation operations, maintenance, repair, or testing activities. * Prepare and manage plant budgets. * Supervise operations or maintenance employees in the production of power. * Monitor the operating status of plants by observing control system parameters, distributed control systems, switchboard gauges, dials, or other indicators * Manages multiple large contracts for operations and maintenance of the facilities. * Constructs strategic 5-year and 10-year maintenance and outage plans for operating units.
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED OF THE POSITION
* Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OF THE POSITION
* At least 8 years experience in power plant operations.
MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED OF THE POSITION
* In-depth experience in operating a power plant. * Experienced project manager with excellent leadership skills.
ANY CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, ETC. REQUIRED FOR THE POSITION
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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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.
Pre-employment Testing: 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, http://www.eei.org/practicetests, Logon ID: entergy, password: practice test (2 words).
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.
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We suffered an employee fatality in 2012 and a contractor fatality in 2013. In 2012, employee lost-time injuries increased over 2011. This safety performance is devastating. We are working to build greater safety awareness and a stronger safety culture. Achieving an accident-free work environment for our employees and contractors remains a top priority.