Entergy System Operations Specialist in Jackson, United States

System Operations Specialist

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Date: May 16, 2018

Location: Jackson, US

Company: Entergy

About Entergy

Entergy Corporation is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations. Entergy owns and operates power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity, including nearly 9,000 megawatts of nuclear power.

Entergy delivers electricity to 2.9 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Entergy has annual revenues of approximately $11 billion and more than 13,000 employees.

Learn more about our Corporate, Utility, Nuclear, Power Generation, Gas & Transmission businesses here: http://www.entergynewsroom.com/about-us/ .

Primary Location: Mississippi-Jackson

Job Function :Other

FLSA Status :Professional

Relocation Option: Approved in accordance with the Entergy guidelines

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1

Req ID: 78344

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

This position may be filled in Alexandar, Arkansas or Jackson, Mississippi.

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE:

Specialist, System Operations is responsible for the development, implementation, and administration of the NERC Certification Training Program and the System Operator Qualification Program for TCC operating personnel.

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

Develop and administer training to TCC Operators.

Work with Operations Management to develop the training plan each year utilizing the TCC’s Systematic Approach to Training.

Work with Engineers on projects that impact operator responsibility, tasks and tools used by the Training Department and the operators.

Administer operator qualifications, modify and requalify tasks as needed, and ensure NERC PER-003 and PER-005 compliance.

Participate in NERC, SERC and MISO committees that are focused on training and other areas of transmission operations.

Serve as subject matter expert on operating procedures, tools, and responsibilities.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum education required of the position

High school degree or equivalent or related work experience.

Minimum experience required of the position

10+ years of system operations or transmission operations experience, 5 years of experience with BS or equivalent degree

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

None

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position

None

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.

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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, 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, 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.

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.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Jackson Mississippi

Job Segment: Operations Manager, Nuclear, Operations, Energy

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