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Auxiliary Operator-O/1 - ANO
Entergy | Russellville, Arkansas
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Job Description

Primary Location: Arkansas-Russellville
Job Function: Power Plant
MRV Minimum Salary: 33.87
MRV Maximum Salary: 33.87
FLSA Status: Nonexempt
Relocation Option: Approved in accordance with the Entergy guidelines
Union description/code: ARKANSAS BARG. -- NUCLEAR-A02
Number of Openings: 5.00
Req ID: 72705
Travel Percentage:None


Performs routine tests, incidental maintenance, electrical switching, and other activities necessary to ensure continuity of power generation. Operates all plant auxiliary equipment that is not normally operated from the control room. Performs periodic inspections of all assigned equipment spaces. Assures compliance with all applicable regulations and procedures. Is thoroughly familiar with the conditions and limitations of equipment operation, out of specification indications, logs, and surveillances.

Reports any abnormal plant or equipment conditions and takes appropriate action to mitigate the consequences. Monitors running equipment and systems, collects data on various plant parameters, and performs valve lineups.

Performs technical reviews of procedures and other documents. Utilizes conservative decision making and human performance tools. Utilizes the station's corrective action programs to address issues and opportunities for improvement.

Identifies problems, defects, and failures which degrade plant equipment integrity and reliability. Assists Engineering with test specifications and performance. Performs technical reviews of procedures and other documents.

Recommends changes in plant procedures, personnel, operation, and equipment status to maximize plant and personnel efficiency. Uses the ECI process, as appropriate.

Participates in pre- and post-job evolutions. Actively participates in training and personnel development opportunities.

Performs routine servicing of equipment including lubrication, wiping of residual oil and ensures fluid leakage is properly contained and managed. Serves as a member of the Emergency Response Organization.

Minimum education required of the position
High School diploma or equivalent. Classroom courses in algebra and physics.

Highly Desired: B.S. degree in Engineering, Science, Math or Military Nuclear experience.

Minimum experience required of the position
0 - 2 years operations experience or commercial nuclear power operations experience or a related vocational, trade school, apprentice program, or equivalent military training. Experience in nuclear power plant operations.  
Experience in nuclear power plant operations. Successful Completion of EEI POSS test with a "Recommended" status.

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position
Ability to make semi-technical calculations involved in the test equipment area. Technical understanding of nuclear generation principles and operations. Communicate technical information, concepts, and ideas verbally and in writing. Be familiar with company safety rules. Ability to read prints, verbal comprehension, and the ability to troubleshoot plant equipment.

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position
For Journeyman level only (not entry level requiring training):


About Entergy: Entergy Corporation is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations. Entergy owns and operates power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity, including nearly 10,000 megawatts of nuclear power, making it one of the nation’s leading nuclear generators.

Entergy delivers electricity to 2.8 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Entergy has annual revenues of more than $12 billion and approximately 13,000 employees.


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).

About Entergy

Entergy Corporation (Entergy) is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail electric distribution operations. It owns and operates power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatt of aggregate electric generating capacity. The Company is also a nuclear power generator in the United States. The Company operates in two business segments: Utility and Non-Utility Nuclear. In addition to its two primary, reportable, operating segments, Entergy also operates the non-nuclear wholesale assets business. The non-nuclear wholesale assets business sells to wholesale customers the electric power produced by power plants that it owns while it focuses on improving performance and exploring sales or restructuring opportunities for its power plants. As of December 31, 2009, Entergy delivered electricity to 2.7 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas.

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