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Entergy Sr Manager, Grid in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Date: Mar 25, 2020

Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States

Company: Entergy

* This position will be based in either Baton Rouge, LA or Lake Charles, LA. *


Sr Manager, Grid is accountable for providing engaged leadership, direction, management and field safety leader oversight for activities in the Transmission Grid organization. This includes the use of influencing leader practices necessary to embody the value of safety; own and hold safety to the highest standard across the Entergy organization. Improves Organizational Health and achieves financial objectives through effective and efficient spending of funds. Provides management oversight for maintenance tasks, outage and failure/storm response and Capital Project execution for blanket projects up to $5M. Supports commissioning of new facilities to be energized and maintained as Transmission assets.


  • Provides leadership, management and oversight for substation field operations; including safety, regulatory compliance, equipment inspections and maintenance, Capital Project management and support, contract management, workgroup direction, departmental Transmission risk review development and approval of risk review requests for other executing organizations

  • Accountable for management of the capital and maintenance budget for the western Grid, which includes planning, scheduling and completing maintenance and capital work to meet all project goals safely, whille achieving critical milestones and maintaining/improving required levels of customer reliability

  • Manages the supervision of exempt/bargaining employees including Substation Managers and Supervisors, Operations Coordinators, Substation and Relay craft personnel and supports staff to include effective coaching, training and employee development

  • Works effectively with T and D Line groups, PM&C and Capital Projects organizations to facilitate project execution and alignment and to achieve reliability goals

  • Accountable for Compliance within the Grid and responds to regulatory compliance efforts related to requests from FERC, NERC, SERC and other regulatory bodies

  • Ensures configuration management processes are followed and evaluates enhancement opportunities

  • Interfaces with supporting organizations including Engineering, Finance, TPfMO, Asset Strategy, Customer Service Managers, Operations Centers, Environmental Management, etc.

  • Interfaces with supporting organizations including Engineering, Finance, Asset Planning, Customer Service Managers, Operations Centers, Environmental Management, Substation Engineering, etc.

  • Leads and participates on teams to address various jurisdictional and system objectives such as improvement projects, regulatory filings, safety projects, cost control efforts, reliability improvement, and labor management


Minimum Education:

  • BS in Engineering or a related field or equivalent work experience

Minimum Experience:

  • At least 10 years of engineering or operational experience

  • Preferred : At least 4 years of supervisory experience with previous, proven leadership

Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Influencing Field Safety Leader with demonstrated exceptional leadership skills and competence in partnering with Distribution, Power Gen, Nuclear and other Transmission Stakeholders to improve worker safety and accomplish Entergy’s strategic imperatives

  • Excellent interpersonal skills; team player

  • Experience in managing/executing large capital and maintenance projects

  • Strong organizational skills with ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Thorough knowledge of Transmission and Distribution Utility electric system design, switching, tagging, clearing and protective grounding operations and a solid understanding of budgets, financial procedures, and property accounting

Any Certificates, Licenses, etc.:

  • None

Primary Location: Louisiana-Baton Rouge

Job Function : Professional

FLSA Status : Professional

Relocation Option: Level I

Union description/code : NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings : 1

Req ID: 95625

Travel Percentage :25% to 50%

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.

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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