Entergy Engineer - Transmission Substation Design in New Orleans, Louisiana
Engineer - Transmission Substation Design
Date: Nov 17, 2021
Legal Entity: Entergy Services, LLC
Posting End Date: 12/08/2021
This position may be filled by an Engineer I, II, III or Sr based on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.
The Civil/Structural Engineer in Substation Design within Transmission Engineering works in conjunction with other engineering disciplines and team members to achieve stated project goals. The Civil/Structural Engineer focuses primarily on the planning, scoping, estimating, and design of civil and structural elements and activities. These activities include but are not limited to:
Order and utilize topographic property surveys
Order and utilize geotechnical studies
Order and utilize drainage/flood studies
Design site grading & drainage plans, sections, and details for site packages
Design foundation details based on structure reactions
Calculate structure load reactions and design modifications to meet load requirements
Design steel structure details
Work in conjunction with environmental teams to design oil containment (if applicable)
Performs a wide variety of detailed engineering analysis in Transmission-related areas such as planning,maintenance, design, project management and construction, and operations.
Uses engineering/technical principles, best practices, and knowledge of internal and external business issues tosolve problems, develop cost-effective, technically sound solutions, and improve products or services.
Applies knowledge of engineering principles in evaluating alternatives, making decisions, andinterpreting/employing applicable electrical codes, procedures, standards, processes, and policies.
Supports activities to comply with applicable industry standards (i.e., NERC, SERC) and other utility regulations, as required.
Works with other disciplines within the Transmission organization and other company business units to achievestated goals.
Assist with storm/emergency restoration efforts as necessary.
Perform engineering activities associated with the physical design of high and medium voltage utility substations, including: site development, grading & drainage design, drainage/flood studies, geotechnical analysis, foundation design/calculation, structural analysis, etc. for internal substation related projects.
Work in a team environment to develop detailed engineering scope documents from a high-level functionaldocument. This includes preparing cost and time estimates as needed.
Order and track the substation material and ensure timely delivery to appropriate staging areas.
Oversee substation design contractor activities and perform thorough quality reviews of their design packages.
Provide technical support during construction and commissioning of substation assets.
Work with Design Basis and industry committees to develop and maintain substation design standards.
Bachelor's Degree in EngineeringDiscipline(typically Electrical, Mechanical, Civil, Chemical, and Industrial) from a four-year accredited institution OR
Engineering Technology degree from a four-year accredited institution with a PE certification
Preferred : Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering (other disciplines may be considered based on experience)
Engineer I: at least 0 - 2 years of experience in an engineering discipline
Engineer II: at least 2 - 4 years of experience in an engineering discipline
Engineer III: at least 4 - 6 years of experience in an engineering discipline
Engineer Sr: at least 6 years of experience in an engineering discipline
Structural design engineering experience
Transmission and/or Substation utility experience
Minimum Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Demonstrated ability to apply engineering principles
Ability to recognize opportunities for process improvement and have the ability to enact change
Excellent project management skills
Good leadership skills
Good interpersonal skills along with strong written and oral communication skills
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
Preferred : FE, PE
NOTE: Applicants with Engineering Technology degree must have a PE certification to be considered for this position
- Preferred : RISA 3D, STAAD, AutoCAD Civil 3D, AutoCAD Map 3D, Dimensional Solutions foundation software suite, InfraWorks
Primary Location: Louisiana-New Orleans
Job Function :Engineering
FLSA Status :Professional
Relocation Option: Level II
Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings :1
Req ID: 104412
Travel Percentage :Up to 25%
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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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