How insights shared and connections made at the 2017 Conference inspired Entergy Career Pathways Program
Most people would hesitate to stop on the side of the road in the wee hours of the morning to help a stranger. Especially if they’re outside Parchman, Mississippi. Our linemen aren’t most people.
Chris Smith came to Entergy through little league baseball. His coach worked at the company and later hired Chris as a groundman. That was 34 years ago. Since then, Chris has worked his way through the ranks as a lineworker to his current role as a senior training specialist at our Knowledge and Skills Training center in Clinton, Mississippi.
It takes courage – and curiosity – to venture down a completely new career path. That may explain why some of our engineers are flourishing in non-engineering positions. Their analytical, solution-oriented skills are helping them design their own success. During National Engineers Week, we salute them for conquering new professional territories.
Entergy has once again been recognized by Black Enterprise magazine as one of its 2018 50 Best Companies for Diversity. This is the fifth consecutive year Entergy has be included on the list.
This hidden figure in African-American history was an electrical engineering pioneer.
How are linemen at a power company and linemen on a football team alike? They’re both responsible for powering through the lines – one to electrify the grid and the other to electrify the gridiron.
Ryan Adams, a distribution field engineer for Entergy New Orleans, discusses why it is important to help improve reliability for his community.
Through storm winds and summer heat, our linemen’s commitment to New Orleans never wavers. Shelton Hudson and Clay Bray explain why they do what they do.