Relay Apprentice – Relay Technician

Entergy

Date: Mar 5, 2024

Location: Beaumont, Texas, United States

Company: Entergy

Posting End Date:

Work Place Flexibility: Onsite

Legal Entity: Entergy Texas, Inc.-GTX

The selected candidates must live within or be willing to relocate within 45 miles of the assigned service area and does not offer relocation benefits.

This position will be filled as a Relay Apprentice 2nd Year, 3rd Year, 4th Year, or Relay Technician based on the experience and qualifications of the selected candidate.

The below job description is that of a Relay Apprentice 2nd Year and the qualifications, duties and responsibilities increase/adjust according to the level that the position is filled.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Under close supervision, following specific instructions as to methods and working details, must be willing and able to perform the less difficult tasks involved in making tests, repairs, adjustments, and calibrations on relays, meters, telemeters, supervisory control, carrier current equipment, and other similar apparatus and related equipment in laboratory and field, and be qualified to do the following and related work as assigned:

All duties of Relay Apprentice 1st Year.

Assist in storm restoration in substations and with other groups.

Operate several computer applications for testing relays and equipment.

Connect and read meters, instruments, etc.

Take notes in field and laboratory and prepare routine reports.

Perform necessary housekeeping.

Use hand tools.

Handle ladders and have ability to handle self in a safe and efficient manner.

Operate Companys vehicles and equipment.

Connect and operate overall relay test equipment.

Make electrically and mechanically sound solder joint.

Read and understand drawings and wiring diagrams.

Test overcurrent, auxiliary relays over voltage undervoltage underfrequency reclosure relays.

Test Current Transformers and potential transformers.

DC operational checks on feeder breaker.

Secondary inject CT and PT circuits.

Assist in switching.

Assist in constructing, installing, and maintaining all relaying and associated equipment.

Connect and interrogate solid state/microprocessor relays for event reports and settings.

EXPERIENCE AND SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

Know Companys safety rules and be willing and able to administer all approved methods of resuscitation, and be willing and able to render practical first aid.

Maintain automobile and truck drivers license, TWIC card CIP background check or other applicable license, background check, or ID.

Have practical working knowledge of electrical circuits and equipment.

Be willing and able to read and understand wiring diagrams and blueprints.

Be willing and able to perform routine operations of moderate complexity and variety.

Be willing and able to learn the Companys electrical and mechanical tagging rules and requirements for a qualified switchman.

Be responsible for Company tools, instruments, and equipment.

Have working knowledge of Company’s practices and standards as related to work.

Be willing and able to become familiar with relay and spare parts truck.

Satisfactorily complete all necessary and mandatory training requirements associated with the position.

Relay Apprentice 2nd Year:

Associate degree specializing in electronics, instrumentation, computers or engineering, AND at least 1 year of equivalent work/training in relay related field, OR

At least 1 year and qualified as a Relay Apprentice 1st Year, OR

At least 3 years of equivalent work/training in a relay related field.

Relay Apprentice 3rd Year: Relay Apprentice 4th Year:

Associate degree specializing in electronics, instrumentation, computers or engineering, AND at least 2 years of equivalent work/training in relay related field, OR

At least 1 year and qualified as a Relay Apprentice 2nd Year, OR

At least 4 years of equivalent work/training in a relay related field.

Associate degree specializing in electronics, instrumentation, computers or engineering, AND at least 3 years of equivalent work/training in relay related field, OR

At least 1 year and qualified as a Relay Apprentice 3rd Year, OR

At least 5 years of equivalent work/training in a relay related field.

Relay Technician:

Associate degree specializing in electronics, instrumentation, computers or engineering, AND at least 4 years of equivalent work/training in relay related field, OR

At least 1 year and qualified as a Relay Apprentice 4th Year, OR

At least 6 years of equivalent work/training in a relay related field.

PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS :

Must be willing and able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation, to include but not limited to:

Have strength and endurance adequate for arduous labor as circumstances may require

Be willing and able to work extended hours in support for overtime or emergency work including overtime

Good hand-eye coordination, physical dexterity, and color vision

PERSONAL QUALIFICATIONS :

Be particularly alert in observing hazards and avoiding accidents.

Be willing and able to attend and take part in safety meetings.

Be willing and able to work under unusual surroundings, as well as the normal working conditions pertaining to this job.

Possess keen faculties of observation.

Be willing and able to receive and transmit orders and instructions in such a manner as to inspire respect and confidence of both superiors and subordinates.

Have a temperament suited to jobs where manual dexterity, precision, and patience are particularly essential.

Be especially neat, clean and orderly in work and person.

Be willing and able to meet the public in a pleasant and tactful manner.

Understand importance of always rendering and maintaining first class, courteous service to all customers.

Be able to work out of town assignments as required.

COMPANY TESTING REQUIREMENT:

Successful completion of the EEI TECH test

Candidates selected to take the TECH test will be invited via e-mail MONITOR YOUR SPAM/JUNK EMAIL

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Relay Apprentice – Relay Technician

Primary Location: Texas-Beaumont Texas : Beaumont

Job Function : Skilled / Craft

FLSA Status :Non Exempt

Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered

Union description/code : Bargaining

Number of Openings : 1

Req ID: 114058

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please clickhere (https://jobs.entergy.com/content/EEO/?locale=enUS) to view the EEO page, or see statements below.

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, sex, 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, sex, 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.

Accessibility: 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. If you are an individual with a disability and you are in need of an accommodation for the recruiting process please click here (humanr@entergy.com?subject=Accessibility) and provide your name, contact number, the accommodation requested and the requisition number that you are requesting the accommodation for. Employee Services will contact you regarding your request.

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.

Entergy Pay Transparency Policy Statement: The Entergy System of Companies (the Company) will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c). Equal Opportunity (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/manual/fccm/2l-equal-opportunity-clauses-and-other-requirements/2l00-equal-opportunity) and Pay Transparency (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/OFCCP/pdf/pay-transp%20EnglishformattedESQA508c.pdf) .

Pay Transparency Notice:

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision (dol.gov) (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp%20EnglishformattedESQA508c.pdf)

The non-confidential portions of the affirmative action program for individuals with disabilities and protected veterans shall be available for inspection upon request by any employee or applicant for employment. Please contact HRCompliance@entergy.com to schedule a time to review the affirmative action plan during regular office hours.

EEI 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). Travel expenses incurred in connection with EEI testing are non-reimbursable.

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.

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.

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.

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