Relay Tech 3Rd - 1St Class

Entergy Lake Charles , LA 70602

Posted 3 months ago

NOTE: This position can be filled as a Relayman 1st, 2nd or 3rd Class, depending on candidate's qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.

Perform routine & emergency maintenance on protective relay systems and SCADA RTUs.

Perform AC and DC operational checks.

Perform relay calibration checks using computerized test equipment.

Perform relay/SCADA installations and checkouts.

Must be able to perform substation switching.

Supply personal tools used in work.

Maintain automobile and truck driver's license, TWIC card or other applicable required license, background check, or ID.

Be willing to obtain working knowledge of Company's practices and standards as related to work.

Have practical working knowledge of electrical circuits and equipment.

Be able to read and understand wiring diagrams, schematics, and blueprints.

Be able to perform routine operations of moderate complexity and variety.

Be willing to learn Company's electrical and mechanical tagging rules and requirements for a qualified switchman.

Satisfactorily complete all necessary and mandatory training requirements associated with the position

Must be available for 24 hour callout and extended hours.


Ability to read, understand and follow electrical schematic diagrams, technical manuals and instruction books.

Experience in Substation maintenance and construction preferred

Knowledge in use of personal computers.

Relayman 3rd Class requires 2 years related experience or 2 year vo-tech degree in electronics / instrumentation.

Relayman 2nd Class requires 4 years related experience of 2 year vo-tech degree in electronics / instrumentation and
2 years related experience.

Relayman 1st Class requires 6 years related experience or 2 year vo-tech degree in electronics / instrumentation and
4 years related experience.


Must have full use of mental and physical faculties.

Have strength and endurance adequate for arduous labor as circumstances may require.

Able to work extended hours in support of overtime or emergency work including callouts.

Good hand-eye coordination, physical dexterity, and color vision.

Be particularly alert in observing hazards communicating issues, and avoiding accidents.

Be willing to work under unusual surroundings, as well as the normal working conditions pertaining to this job.

Be able to work out of town assignments as required.

Possess keen faculties of observation.

Primary Location: Louisiana-Lake Charles

Job Function: Skilled / Craft

FLSA Status: Nonexempt

Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered

Union description/code: GSU Bargaining Transmission-U02

Number of Openings: 1

Req ID: 87328

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,, number

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.


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.

Nearest Major Market: Lake Charles

Job Segment: Electrical, Instrumentation, Supply, Engineering, Operations

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