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Entergy Journeyman Serviceman in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Journeyman Serviceman

Date: Oct 18, 2021

Entergy Louisiana, LLC


Under general supervision, with wide latitude for planning or laying out of working details with responsibility for results, must be able to perform difficult and responsible tasks involved in the installation and removal of electric meters, services, and related equipment on customers' premises, connect and disconnect services at the pole, locate and repair all types of breaks in the electric transmission and distribution systems, answer electric trouble calls to customers' premises, and be qualified to do the following and related work as assigned:

  1. Be willing and able to perform all of the duties of a Journeyman Lineman.

  2. Trace and clear grounds and opens on series circuits.

  3. Test, switch and inspect all types of automatic voltage regulating devices.

  4. Make routine check, inspection, test of relays, timer, etc. on all automatic reclosing equipment.

  5. Refuse all classes of high voltage substations and line fuses.

  6. Make routine check, inspection, maintenance and test of substation network protectors, transformers, regulators, switching, control and related equipment.

  7. Conduct voltage, load, substation, electrolysis, ground and other special tests.

  8. Make complete insulation test on potheads, transformers, cables, bushings, etc.

  9. Act in capacity of supervisor when authorized.

  10. Follow Safety Action Plan “SAP” expectations according to minimum required qualifications. B.


  1. Must have worked for at least one year, and qualified, as a Journeyman Lineman, or have had equivalent experience in related work, having all qualifications of the previous classifications.

  2. Know Company's safety rules, and be able to administer all approved methods of resuscitation, and be able to render practical first aid on or off the ground.

  3. Know the location of, and be able to operate, all of the firefighting equipment. Know what kind of equipment to use on electrical, oil and other fires.

  4. Maintain a valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License

  5. Know city streets, and roads in rural sections.

  6. Have a thorough knowledge of city and state traffic laws.

  7. Have a thorough knowledge of Company regulations and state laws governing disconnects for nonpayment, and diversion of current.

  8. Have working knowledge of Company's practices and standards.

  9. Have thorough working knowledge of electric circuits and equipment.

  10. Know Company's rules and regulations applying to service and meter installations, National Electrical Code, and any state or local regulations governing electrical wiring.

  11. Be able to read and understand all wiring diagrams and blueprints in connection with the distribution system, meters, switchboard equipment, relays, controls and also related Company equipment on customers' premises.

  12. Know Company's electrical and mechanical tagging rules including Switchman certification.

  13. Have thorough knowledge of the layout and characteristics of distribution system in the area assigned.

  14. Be able to study, maintain and report performance of new equipment installed as related to the distribution system.

  15. Be able to trace, locate and analyze difficult cases of trouble.

  16. Fully understand and be proficient in using technology needed to perform job such as equipment controls, computers, tablets and associated software.

  17. Accurately identify and record all changes to Company equipment according to Company requirements.


  1. Must have full use of mental and physical faculties.

  2. Have strength and endurance adequate for arduous labor in all kinds of outdoor weather conditions.

  3. Be able to work at heights and close spaces.

  4. Good hand-eye coordination and physical dexterity.


  1. Be particularly alert in observing hazards and avoiding accidents.

  2. Be willing to work under unusual surroundings, as well as the normal working conditions pertaining to this job.

  3. Be able to receive and transmit orders and instructions in such a manner as to inspire respect and confidence of both superiors and subordinates.

  4. Be capable of assuming leadership responsibilities.

  5. Possess all personal qualifications of Journeyman Lineman

Louisiana (Bargaining):

5+ years demonstrated linework experience required

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Primary Location: Louisiana-Baton Rouge

Job Function :Skilled / Craft

FLSA Status :Nonexempt

Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered

Union description/code :GSU BARG-U01

Number of Openings :4

Req ID: 102653

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please clickhere ( 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, ,LogonID: 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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