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Entergy Assessment Tests, Hiring Process & Interviews Online Preparation – 2023

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What Is Entergy?

Entergy is based in New Orleans and supplies electricity to 3 million customers in the southern United States. In addition to its utility operations, Entergy has Nuclear operations which operate out of Jackson Mississippi. Entergy provides electric distribution services to locations in Louisiana, Arkansas, Texas, and Mississippi. Entergy is a publicly-traded Fortune 500 company.

Entergy’s values focus on growing the business through customer service and results-driven action. Entergy is always on the lookout for new employees who will embrace their values and help drive business in every area. There are careers available in engineering, IT, nuclear, plant operations, skilled trades, and innovation. Veterans are encouraged to apply and will be guided in finding a career path that aligns with their military experience. For students getting ready to embark on their careers, there are internship opportunities available.

Entergy Employees are eligible for benefits That include:

  • Medical, dental, and vision plans
  • Employee assistance programs
  • 401K with company match
  • Maternity leave
  • Education reimbursement
  • Work-life program

 

What Is Entergy’s Recruitment Process?

It all starts on the careers page. Search for the position that is right for you by job title, or location. If there is nothing that seems to be a good fit, you can sign up to receive alerts as positions become available. If you have submitted an application you will receive an email verification alerting you that it was submitted properly. Certain jobs require you to take pre-employment tests before you can move ahead in the hiring process. If testing is required for the position you want, it will be stated in the job posting. If you are invited to interview, don’t be surprised if you go through a series. You may start with a phone interview and move on to in-person interviews. Interviews in person may be done one on one, or as a panel, you may even have a few of each. If you have received an offer, the process doesn’t stop there. You still need to pass a background check and may need to have a fitness for duty check as well. Once you have successfully passed these screenings, you will be given your start date.

 

Entergy’s EEI Assessment

Entergy is one of many energy companies that are in partnership with Edison Energy Institute, EEI. Many of the pre-employment tests given to candidates are tests that were developed by EEI. Each test is designed to evaluate a job-seeker’s aptitude specifically for the role they have applied for.

  • SASS The support and administrative selection system test (SASS) is a test battery that will show if you have the skills needed to perform clerical or administrative work. There are three sections, The BCAB (basic competency assessment battery) this section will focus on spelling and grammar, classifying data, basic mathematics, and filing and sorting, The BKSB (Basic Keyboard Skills Battery) revolves around data entry and production typing, The final section is the ACAB (Advanced Competency Assessment Battery) this portion includes a simulated work sample and a data entry and database work sample.
  • CAST Lineworkers and other skilled trade workers involved in construction will be given this test. This test has 4 sections in the areas of reading for comprehension where you will have 30 minutes to read several passages and answer the 32 multiple-choice questions, graphic arithmetic in which you will be given two diagrams followed by 16 multiple-choice questions with a 30-minute time limit, mechanical concepts which has 44 multiple-choice questions and a 20-minute time-limit, and mathematical usage which has 18 multiple-choice questions and a 7-minute time-limit.
  • MASSThe Power Plant Maintenance Selection System (MASS) is given to job-seekers who have applied for positions in hydroelectric, nuclear, and fossil energy plants. There are four sections to this test: Mechanical concepts which has a 20-minute time limit and 44 multiple-choice questions, assembling objects for which you will have 15 minutes and 20 multiple-choice questions, reading comprehension which has 36 multiple-choice questions and a time limit of 30 minutes, and mathematical usage which has 18 multiple-choice questions and a time limit of 7 minutes.
  • POSSThe Plant Operator Selection System has 5 sections: Reading comprehension which has 36 multiple-choice questions and a 30-minute time limit, mechanical concepts with a time limit of 20 minutes and 44 multiple-choice questions, mathematical usage which may have either 18 or 46 questions, and respective time limits of either 7 minutes or 17 minutes.
  • POSS/MASS – This is a combination test that is occasionally given in place of the POSS or MASS tests since the abilities needed for both positions are similar.

 

How to Prepare for Entergy’s Assessments?

There are plentiful resources to help you prepare for all of the EEI tests. The Entergy website has links to practice tests and informational brochures. Don’t ignore the chance to take the practice tests. These will help you get familiar with the test format and will help you get used to the time limits you will be working under. Use your performance on the practice tests to identify the areas you need to work on. Safety manuals are a good place to start if you need to practice reading for comprehension. Use old class materials to brush up on machinery, and run through basic math problems to practice speed and accuracy. If you have previously passed the necessary test, you may not have to take it again, speak to your recruiter about the process of having your results transferred.