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Technical Training SpecialistSr PGen

Company name
Entergy Corporation

Baton Rouge, LA

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Primary Location: Louisiana-Baton Rouge

Job Function: Other

MRV Minimum Salary: $75,000.00

MRV Midpoint Salary: $94,000.00

FLSA Status: Professional

Relocation Option: Approved in accordance with the Entergy guidelines

Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings: 1.00

Req ID: 73326

Travel Percentage:25% to 50%



This position will be focused on performing as a  Training Specialist – Mech Skills instructor  and in this role will develop, plan, coordinate, and instruct training curriculum for Entergy’s Power Generation Facilities. This role will also be responsible for assisting in the designing, writing, publishing, and maintaining of customer-focused technical content including maintenance procedures, technical manuals, technical illustrations, and other materials as needed to support Entergy’s Power Generation activities. This role will have a concentration in effective delivery of Mechanical Maintenance Training (millwright, welding, machinists, etc.) using Hands-on Techniques.

Provides maintenance and operation training services to Power Generation personnel, trains new personnel, and solicits and responds to trainee needs. Training services include development of training courses, teaching courses, communicating with customers to define and prioritize their needs, developing plans and initiatives to meet customers' needs. May also be involved in curriculum development and /or technical writing projects, depending upon role assignment within team.



* Deliver Mechanical Maintenance Training (millwright, welding, machinists, etc.) using hands-on techniques.  Oversee, schedule, deliver, teach and/or facilitate training courses. Develops and edits classroom training materials and provides input into overall training content in order to provide the most relevant training to meet the training needs. Solicits and responds to feedback regarding content, delivery, training department processes, etc. related to training delivery. * Analyze, design, develop, implement, and evaluate training materials and programs with a primary focus on mechanic skills training, using a systematic approach to training.   * Conduct needs and strategic learning assessments to develop the basis for new curriculum development or for updating existing curricula. Work with customers to determine needs and priorities and develop plans and initiatives to meet customer needs related to maintenance, operations, and other technical training for the Power Generation organization. Involved with developing or updating training courses and certification processes for new and existing operations, maintenance, and other technical personnel in Power Generation. * Administers and coordinates training programs for sites as assigned, working  with customers to determine needs and priorities and developing plans and initiatives to meet customer needs. * Develop and deliver pre and post testing.  Also may apply various evaluation models to assure highest level of training effectiveness and analyze existing training delivery to determine the appropriate method for future training.

Participates in continuous improvement of technical writing processes and systems. May be involved with collaborating with business partners to review and update Operating Procedures, Maintenance Procedures, and other documents as requested. Obtains technical reviews from content owners and ensures the accuracy of revisions to provide customers with the highest quality technical materials.


Minimum Requirements:

Minimum Education:

High school diploma required, or equivalent work experience. Desired: A.S.  or BS Degree


Minimum experience required of the position:

5 years of Power Generation or other industry experience.

Ability to deliver, produce and develop training course material and administer training programs.

Desired: 5 years of Mechanical Maintenance (millwright, welding, machinists, etc.) technical experience


Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position:

Practical knowledge of technical skill to be taught. Ability to perform technical craft techniques appropriate to the subject matter being taught.


Able to effectively communicate in various mediums and various styles.


Is a subject matter expert or has the capability of becoming a subject matter expert in the area of power plant operations procedures and processes.

Candidate to have strong interpersonal skills; ability to integrate seamlessly into diverse teams. Ability to travel up to 50% to support field locations in Texas, Arkansas, Mississippi and Louisiana.  


* Technical proficiency in the assigned area. * Excellent written and verbal communications skills. * Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

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,, 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.

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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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