Entergy Relay Technician I - Sr in Metairie, Louisiana

Relay Technician I - Sr

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Date: Nov 8, 2018

Location: Metairie, LA, US

Company: Entergy


Must actively participate and successfully complete a training program under the direction of the Mississippi Training and Evaluation Committee (TEC). Under close and directive supervision, perform any work required for construction, installation, maintenance, and testing of all types of equipment used in the control and protection of electrical transmission and distribution lines and substations and generating station equipment.


  1. Installing, maintaining, testing, trouble-shooting, repairing, altering, removing or replacing equipment or devices used in the protection, operation, or maintenance of circuit breakers, voltage regulators, transformers, generators, associated communication facilities, and other related equipment.

  2. Checking new and existing installations of relay and control equipment in substations to verify correctness of operation.

  3. Constructing relay panels and control switchboards, including cutting, mounting, wiring and painting, as required for a new job or for modifications to existing equipment.

  4. Planning and performing switching operations associated with the maintenance of substation equipment.

  5. Participating in safety meetings and activities and carrying out all approved safety and good housekeeping practices. Driving safely an automobile or light truck & performing other related or less skilled work as directed.

  6. Performing assigned duties under established methods and procedures as directed, and carrying out work assignments under observation or checking from time to time by a Supervisor, an Engineer or another qualified Relay personnel.


Minimum education required of the position:

Technical Degree or High school diploma and minimum experience

Minimum experience required of the position:

2-6 years industrial electronics/electrical experience

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position

Successful completion of the EEI TECH test

Primary Location: Louisiana-Metairie

Job Function :All Other Jobs

FLSA Status :Nonexempt

Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1

Req ID: 83043

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

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

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: New Orleans

Job Segment: Technician, Electrical, Technology, Engineering

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