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Scheduler/Specialist, Outage (Asst. Outage Manager)

Primary Location: Mississippi-Port Gibson
Job Function: Power Plant Operations
MRV Minimum Salary: $110,000.00
MRV Maximum Salary: $164,000.00
FLSA Status: Professional
Relocation Option: Approved in accordance with the Entergy guidelines
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 81986
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%


 


This position will act as the Assistant Outage Manager


JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE:
Develops and maintains the detailed schedule for planned and unplanned outages. Participates on high impact teams and develops and maintains detailed schedules for specific tasks.
JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develops and maintains detailed specific system schedules. Develops and maintains detailed forced outage schedules. Develops and maintains detailed testing and retest schedules. Develops and maintains detailed schedules for specific work groups.
Develops and maintains resource loading profiles. Interfaces with work group representatives to level resources using selected profiles. Develops schedules in various formats for use by the working groups. Reviews specific scope of work orders and makes recommendations for scheduling.
Develops 'what if' schedules and performs analysis with the working groups to determine the most effective method of scheduling the work. Identifies support activities and adds these activities to the schedule. Updates the work management and scheduling software programs. Provides reports to define work scope.
Coordinates with Operations to determine the scope of tagging system boundaries. Updates progress on schedules during execution. Conducts critical path analysis for outage schedules. Assists with development of post work critiques.
Facilitates the interface between work groups. Identifies deficiencies, analyzes alternatives, and recommends solutions to schedule conflicts.
Recommends changes to existing methods, procedures, and processes to improve overall outage activities. Communicates technical information, concepts, and ideas verbally and in writing. Serves as a member of the Emergency Response Organization.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Minimum education required of the position
B.S. Degree in Engineering or other scientific discipline generally associated with power plant operations or equivalent work experience.
Minimum experience required of the position
4 years of nuclear power plant experience. 2 years experience in maintenance or operations at the facility.
Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position
Technical understanding of nuclear generation principles and operations. Outstanding communication and conflict management skills. Proficiency with current computer business applications.
Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position
None
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.


 


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, 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, 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.


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.


 


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.


 


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.




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