Entergy Project Controls Specialist - Power Generation in Woodlands, Texas

Project Controls Specialist - Power Generation

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Date: Dec 7, 2018

Location: Woodlands, TX, US

Company: Entergy


Provides intrusive oversight of large, complex projects by performing project assurance, reporting, and training that drives predictability and efficiency in project delivery at Entergy. Provides governance for Entergy's Stage Gate Process (SGP) and project management standards - ensuring standardization and continuous improvement in project delivery across Entergy's business units. Provides guidance to project teams on project controls, project business case development, and lessons learned to achieve the requirements of Entergy's Stage Gate Process (SGP) and project management standards.


  • Provides guidance in the various disciplines of project management and control; maintains ownership for the development and continuous improvement of policies, standards, and guides that standardize and optimize project delivery across Entergy's business units.

  • Performs rigorous and independent project assessments of projects within Entergy's project portfolio to ensure compliance with Entergy's SGP and project management standards.

  • Serves as a SGP Gate Reviewer by performing rigorous evaluations of project development and control deliverables, including business cases presented by project teams.

  • Utilizes project management and project controls expertise as well as business acumen and experience to provide project management, controls, and business case guidance to project team members across Entergy's business units.

  • Conducts training on the Entergy SGP, project management standards/implementation guides and in various project controls disciplines, such as Quantitative Risk Analysis (ARA).

  • Assists in the performance of analysis, optimization, and reporting on Entergy project portfolio including assessments of risk associated with completing planned scopes of work according to multi-year budget plans. Creates project portfolio performance metrics and reports performance using standard portfolio rollup reports.


Minimum Education :

  • B.S. in Construction Management, Engineering Discipline, Finance, Accounting or equivalent work experience

  • Desired: MBA or other advanced degree

Minimum Experience :

  • At least 5 years plus Capital Project development and management experience (large, complex, utility capital project experience essential)

  • Desired: 2 years experience in the management and control of large, complex utility Capital Projects with an EPC or Engineering firm

Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities :

  • Knowledge and experience in the management and control of large, complex utility capital projects

  • Knowledge and experience in the development and defense of project business cases, including the development of project alternative solution and the associated financial evaluation

Any certificates, licenses, etc.

  • None

  • Desired: PMI PMP Certification


Primary Location: Texas-Woodlands

Job Function :Power Plant Operations

FLSA Status :Professional

Relocation Option: Level II

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1

Req ID: 84495

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.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

Job Segment: Engineer, Power Plant Operator, Project Manager, Power Plant, MBA, Engineering, Energy, Technology, Management

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