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Substation Mechanic 4th - 1st Class

Company name
Entergy Corporation

Beaumont, TX, United States

Employment Type

Bluecollar, Trucking

Posted on
Jan 31,2019

Valid Through
May 16,2019

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Under close supervision, must be willing and able to perform the least difficult electrical and mechanical tasks involved in the construction, operation, maintenance and repair of transmission and distribution substations, transformer racks, transformer vaults, underground systems and other equipment, and be qualified to do the following and related work as assigned:

*Construct complete foundations for structures and equipment, including building and placing of forms, placing of conduits, reinforcing steel, concrete work, anchors, etc. *Install all types of conduit systems *Handle, move and install all transmission, distribution and plant equipment, machinery, etc., set in place and tie down *Test and filter oil *Erect wood and steel structures, including foundations *Trim trees *Work on energized conductors, circuits and busses up to 500 volts *Assist qualified mechanic, lineman or others in working on energized conductors *Assist qualified work man in the more complex routine inspections and maintenance *Assist qualified work man in repairs to transformers, oil circuit breakers, regulators, etc. *Operate Company's vehicles and equipment. *Assist storm restoration in substations and other groups *Operate computers and computer applications for testing substation equipment


*Should have Basic Knowledge of electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical circuits and equipment *Substation Mechanic 4th Class:

*Be willing and able to perform all duties of Substation Apprentice *Must have worked for at least one year, and qualified, as a Helper -Transmission & Distribution Dept., or have equivalent experience in related work having all the qualifications of the previous classifications

*Substation Mechanic 3rd Class: at least 2 years of relevant experience *Substation Mechanic 2nd Class: at least 3 years of relevant experience *Substation Mechanic 1st Class: at least 4 years of relevant experience *Know Company's safety rules, and be willing and able to administer all approved methods of resuscitation, and be willing and able to render practical first aid on or off the ground *Know the location of, and be willing and able to operate, all of the firefighting equipment. Know what kind of equipment to use on electrical, oil and other fires *Maintain a current Class A CDL license or be willing and able to obtain one within a specified time period *Know Company's electrical and mechanical tagging, testing and grounding rules *Obtain a TWIC card as needed along with required industrial plant entrance testing/training. *Maintain switching and clearance certification and early mandated training


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 in all kinds of outdoor weather conditions *Be willing and able to work at heights, close spaces and confined spaces *Have good hand-eye coordination, physical dexterity and color vision


*Be particularly alert in observing hazards, communicating issues 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 *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 *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


Primary Location: Texas-Beaumont

Job Function: Skilled / Craft

FLSA Status: Nonexempt

Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered

Union description/code: GTX Utility Ops-U05

Number of Openings: 1

Req ID: 85482

Travel Percentage:Up to 25%


An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the full statement.


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 Pre-employment Testing: 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,, 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.



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.

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Entergy Corporation
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Company Profile
We suffered an employee fatality in 2012 and a contractor fatality in 2013. In 2012, employee lost-time injuries increased over 2011. This safety performance is devastating. We are working to build greater safety awareness and a stronger safety culture. Achieving an accident-free work environment for our employees and contractors remains a top priority.

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