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Entergy Engineer, I-Sr. (System Protection) in Jackson, Mississippi

Date: Dec 2, 2019

Location: Jackson, Mississippi, United States

Company: Entergy


Performs a wide variety of planning, maintenance, design engineering, project management and construction, and operations activities related to routine, non-routine, and emergency restoration duties. Project areas may include grid/system design, operations and maintenance, planning, asset management, reliability, computer applications, safety, and root cause failure analysis.


  • The incumbent will provide system protection and control design services for transmission and distribution substations throughout the Entergy system

  • Primary duties include Transmission system protection design, protective relay settings design, project development, relay material specification, and design cost estimating.

  • Transmission system modeling with Aspen and CAPE

  • Position involves working in a team oriented, strong matrix environment with all facets of the transmission business and clients, including planning, retail, and third parties working in Entergy's service area

  • The incumbent must be willing to travel with overnight stays as necessary to complete assignments, including storm restoration support


Minimum education required of the position

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering Discipline (typically Electrical, Mechanical, Civil, Chemical, and Industrial) from a four-year accredited institution

  • Degrees in engineering technology (typically, Electrical, Mechanical, Civil, Chemical, and Industrial) from a four-year accredited institution with PE may be considered

  • Desired: Electrical or Computer Engineering Degree

Minimum experience required of the position

  • Engineer I: 0-2 years of related experience

  • Engineer II: 2-4 years of related experience

  • Engineer III: 4-6 years of related experience

  • Engineer Sr.: 6+ years of related experience

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

  • Knowledge of the following desired:

  • Power Systems

  • Transformers and transmission lines

  • Protective relays

  • Desired Qualifications:

  • Strong verbal and written communications skills

  • Self-starter, independent wrker, self-motivator

  • Strong organizational skills with ability to manage multi-projects simultaneously

  • Demonstrated ability to apply engineering principles

  • Thorough understanding of procedures, programs, and standards in responsible area. Consistently demonstrates good engineering judgment

  • Good leadership skills

  • Good interpersonal skills along with strong written and oral communication skills

  • Excellent math skills

  • Excellent project management skills

  • Good knowledge of Personal Computer operations and related software

  • Ability to manage multiple activities and changing priorities

  • Ability to work well under pressure

  • Required to work safely and follow all Entergy safety policies and procedures

  • Ability to recognize hazards in the workplace and have the ability to mitigate the hazards

  • Demonstrated acceptance of a diverse and inclusive work environment and customer base

  • Ability to recognize opportunities for process improvement and have the ability to enact change

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position

  • Desired: EIT, PE

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 .


Primary Location: Mississippi-Jackson

Job Function :Engineering

FLSA Status :Professional

Relocation Option: Level II

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1

Req ID: 89603

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

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


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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