Duke Energy Transmission Substation Construction Technician II in Greenville, South Carolina

Title: Transmission Substation Construction Technician II Location: South Carolina-Greenville-DE Carolinas-Greenville,SC(Op) (002) Job Number: 140253

Summary This is the top craft level of the Substation Technician hierarchy. A Substation Technician II will assist and safely lead lower level technicians in activities associated with substation construction and maintenance Incumbents are expected to have advanced technical and leadership skills and the ability to work independently and lead medium to large construction and maintenance activities. Capable of serving on committees and resolving advanced technical matters. Substation Technician II performs the following with Minimal Supervision and Increased Latitude for Un-Reviewed Work:

Demonstrate a complete understanding of company safety rules and work practices

Demonstrate a complete understanding of Human Performance practices

Exhibits the capacity to safely lead small jobs and work independent of direct leadership

Complete understanding of the processes needed to organize construction and maintenance work and create over all implementation/maintenance plans

Total understanding of reading prints and determine how to isolate protection circuits without jeopardizing critical equipment

Total understanding of the processes needed to methodically/logically organize substation work activities

Total understanding of the processes needed to operate bucket, digger derrick truck, and other areal devices

Ability to respond to all call outs

Total understanding limitations, never assumes, and will STOP to seek help

Experience leading complex maintenance or construction projects

Total understanding of the processes needed to power factor, winding resistance, circuit breaker timing, and leakage reactance testing also interpret results

Total understanding of the processes needed for the installation of portable/mobile substations/transformers or other temporary equipment

Total understanding of the processes needed to perform infrared scanning substation equipment

Total understanding of AC and DC circuit principles

Total understanding of regulatory compliance and the importance for accurate data and timely completion of assigned work

Adheres to Duke policies and procedures to meet regulatory requirements (NERC and/or SERC), properly and accurately documents test results with a timely completion

Total understanding of substation equipment isolation and clearances and grounding practices

Has the experience to complete the requirements for Switching and Tagging on both the Transmission and Distribution systems

Total understanding of the processes needed to complete maintenance/construction activities on all substation equipment including but not limited to switches, circuit breakers, transformers, regulators, PT's, CT's, CCVT's and grounding systems

Superior understanding of pneumatics and hydraulics systems

Demonstrates superior verbal and written communications skills Key Skills and Abilities:

Demonstrated ability to pass panel review by meeting or exceeding requirements for step progression

Demonstrated availability for after- hour’s work and call out rotation

Advanced technical and professional knowledge, skills and performance. frequently leads others

Develops positive working relationships to effectively coordinate work activities with internal and external customers

Supports the company's goals and represents the company positively and professionally

Provides coaches and mentors other Technicians

Provides high level of leadership and sets a positive example for others to follow. NOTE: Candidates must have the ability to lift and carry 75lbs and must have a permanent residence within 45 minutes from their base location. Qualifications: Basic Qualifications

Valid CDL Class A Driver’s License

Ability to lift and carry 75 lbs.

Must pass appropriate level of Duke aptitude test

High School diploma or equivalent AND minimum 5 years of Transmission or Distribution substation maintenance or construction experience or equivalent job related and educational experience

Must be capable of working on elevated work surfaces

Must live within 45 minutes of your reporting office This position contains a weight restriction of 275 pounds as an essential function of the job. The purpose of this restriction is to ensure that all weight rated equipment is used in an appropriate and safe manner within maximum allowed weight loading. Desired Qualifications

Associate Degree in Engineering Technology or equivalent experience or training (e.g. military) Software skills including word process, email, spreadsheets etc. Ability to work in a diverse environment with individuals from various socio-economic and cultural backgrounds Advanced written and oral communication skills Demonstrated ongoing leadership skills development Job: Energy Delivery