Operations Coordinator

Little Rock, AR

Responsible for scheduling, assigning, managing, and monitoring construction and service work in multiple regions with our distribution contract partners. Take lead in overseeing contractor work in SE, SW, and Central Regions. This position will support the EAL Distribution Large Construction Organization with Underground and Overhead contractor oversight.


JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

Have an active role in supporting Underground and Overhead contractors across multiple regions of EAL.

  • Become familiar with the Large Process manual, contract language, design spec, and SLI. Read and interpret construction prints.  
  • Work between multiple workgroups to schedule and plan out workload for distribution contractors.
  • Oversee the underground contract partners as well as underground boring sub-contractors and their day to day operations.
  • Regularly work in Click, Click Schedule, Maximo and EPOCH Field.

 

Be familiar with Entergy’s safety rules and procedures. Promote safety in all aspects of the job. Partner with contract companies and assist with promoting a safety culture to all contract partners. Have a visual presence in the field. Assist in closing any gaps to help them comply with Entergy’s standards. Assure contractors are in compliance with all safety requirements.

 

Ensure all work meets company standards and in service dates while ensuring that all workmanship complies with Entergy's safety guidelines and practices. Be able to communicate a work plan, hold conference calls, and maintain spreadsheets. Have extensive knowledge of a working distribution system.

 

Work with Engineering, Vegetation, Work Management, Network Operations, and other departments in seeing that all facilities are constructed and maintained according to company specifications, standards and policies.


Be available for call-out at all time through ARCOS. Work emergency or storm restoration in other areas as needed. Be available to travel for storm within and out the state. 


Work with external and internal customers. Assume Supervisor's duties for a short time in his absence.  


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Minimum experience required of the position

Minimum 8 years of experience in related field.


Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

Strong knowledge of computers and related technology. Strong communication and organizational skills. Ability to take and understand directives and complete tasks. Excellent leadership skills. Strong decision making skills. Ability to manage multiple activities and changing priorities. Ability to work well under pressure. Self motivated and dependable team player. Ability to recognize hazards in the workplace and have the ability to mitigate the hazards. Ability to maintain and care for Company equipment properly and safeguard assets. Ability to meet the public in a pleasant and tactful manner and understand the importance of delivering a high level of customer service. Demonstrated acceptance of a diverse and inclusive work environment and customer base. Desired: Ability to recognize opportunities for process improvement and have the ability to enact change; Ability to lead and participate in problem solving teams as required.


Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position

None

 

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, http://www.eei.org/practicetests, Logon ID: entergy, password: practice test (2 words). Travel expenses incurred in connection with EEI testing are non-reimbursable.


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.

 

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.

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