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Mechanical Technician/Mechanical Plant Trainee
Entergy | Port Gibson, Mississippi
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Job Description

Primary Location: Mississippi-Port Gibson
Job Function: Power Plant
MRV Minimum Salary: $25.48/hr
MRV Maximum Salary: $39.79/hr
FLSA Status: Nonexempt
Relocation Option: Not approved
Union description/code: MISSISSIPPI BARG - NUCLEAR-M02
Number of Openings: 7.00
Req ID: 73320
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%


Perform routine maintenance tasks and available for unscheduled call outs.

Primary skill is a Journeyman Machinist/Millwright capable of operating machine tool equipment which includes a bridgeport and lathe.?? Also responsible for performing large and small equipment alignment.

Welding may be required along with some other multi-skill activities. During unit outages, provide contractor management, quality control, cost management and schedule management.

Perform other maintenance multi skill activities which includes minor electrical, instrument and controls work/inspection/repair.

Identify, troubleshoot and diagnose equipment problems.

Applies understanding of power plant system, starting & stopping equipment, isolating & restoring equipment for maintenance and monitoring turbine generator and large pumps.

Ensures safety standards and practices are adhered to for the protection of personnel and equipment in accordance with Corporate, Environmental, Plant & OSHA policies, procedures & regulations.

Minimum education required of the position
High school diploma or equivalent work experience.

Minimum experience required of the position
5 years power plant operations and/or maintenance experience.

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position
Journeyman level Machinist/Millwright is primary skill (minimum 5 years, desired 10 years). Understanding of the principles of mechanical/electronic tools, instruments, controls, measuring devices, gauges, mechanical equipment and piping systems. Familiar with the principles of operation of steam boilers, turbine-generators, motors, pumps, heaters, water chemistry equipment and simple loop controls. Understanding written & verbal communications, basic writing skills. Understand & operate a personal computer.

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position
Successful completion of the EEI MASS test.


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.

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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