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Relay Technician - Transmission

Company: Entergy
Location: West Monroe
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Job Description:

  • This position will be filled as a Relay Technician I, II, III or Sr based on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. *


Must actively participate and successfully complete a training program under the direction of the Mississippi Training and Evaluation Committee (TEC). Under close and directive supervision, perform any work required for construction, installation, maintenance, and testing of all types of equipment used in the communication, control, and protection of electrical transmission and distribution lines, substations, and generating station equipment.


  • Installing, maintaining, testing, troubleshooting, repairing, altering, removing, or replacing equipment or devices used in the protection, operation, or maintenance of circuit breakers, voltage regulators, transformers, generators, associated communication facilities, and other related equipment.
  • i.e. Relay calibration, relay functional checks, AC testing, CT testing, and RTU (SCADA) programming.

  • Checking new and existing installations of relay and control equipment in substations to verify correctness of operation.
  • Constructing relay panels and control switchboards, including cutting, mounting, wiring, and painting, as required for a new job or for modifications to existing equipment.
  • Planning and performing switching operations associated with the maintenance of substation equipment.
  • Actively participate in monthly safety meetings and yearly training activities.
  • Be able to operate a van or light truck in a safe manner.
  • Perform other related physical or less skilled work as directed.
  • Performing assigned duties under established methods and procedures as directed and carrying out work assignments under observation or checking from time to time by a Supervisor, an Engineer or another qualified Relay personnel.
  • Be available for after-hours callout and able to travel to other service territories for support when needed.


Minimum Education:

  • Preferred: 2-year technical degree in Electrical or Computer Technology.

Minimum Experience:

Relay Tech I:

  • 0 - 2 years of experience without Associates Degree.
  • 0 - 1 years of experience with Associates Degree.

Relay Tech II:

  • at least 2 - 4 years of experience without Associates Degree.
  • at least 1 - 3 years of experience with Associates Degree.

Relay Tech III:

  • at least 4 years of experience without Associates Degree.
  • at least 3 years of experience with Associates Degree.

Relay Tech Sr:

  • at least 6 years of electrical/electronics/metering/controls experience without Associates Degree.
  • at least 5 years of experience with Associates Degree.

Any Certificates, Licenses, Etc.:

  • Successful completion of the EEI TECH test.
  • Candidates selected to take the EEI TECH test will be invited via e-mail. *Please monitor your spam/junk email.


Primary Location: Louisiana-West Monroe

Job Function: Skilled / Craft

FLSA Status: Nonexempt

Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered

Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings: 1

Req ID: 102500

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: 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,, numberLogon 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.


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.

Please note: Authorization to work in the United States is a precondition to employment in this position. Entergy will not sponsor candidates for work visas for this position.

Keywords: Entergy, Shreveport , Relay Technician - Transmission, Other , West Monroe, Louisiana

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