It was near quitting time March 15 at the Entergy Arkansas Service Center in Mountain View when Eric Mitchell and Ethan McClung got a call alerting them that the wood pellet factory just down the hill was on fire. They jumped into action.
The company is also a semifinalist for the Freedom Award.
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.