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Duke Energy 2022 Summer Co-Op – Transmission Engineering - Charlotte, NC in Charlotte, North Carolina

More than a career - a chance to make a difference in people's lives.

Build an exciting, rewarding career with us – help us make a difference for millions of people every day. Consider joining the Duke Energy team, where you'll find a friendly work environment, opportunities for growth and development, recognition for your work, and competitive pay and benefits.

Please attach your current unofficial transcript in order to be considered for this position.

Transmission Engineering offers qualified students, in accredited engineering programs leading to a Bachelor of Science Degree, the opportunity to work in various areas of engineering on a rotational basis as part of the engineering cooperative program. Transmission Engineering manages the design, assessment and analysis of substations and transmission facilities throughout the Duke Energy service area. This department is also responsible for any upgrades to these facilities to ensure safe and reliable operation of the assets. Engineering Co-Ops will work alongside staff engineers who manage equipment reliability and perform analysis and design of structures, systems and components within Duke Energy’s transmission system. Rotational positions are available in Transmission Line Engineering, Protection & Controls Engineering, System Standards, Substation Engineering, Asset Management, Transmission Planning, Siting Permitting & Engagement and Project Management.

This Co-Op position is open for students pursuing degrees in undergraduate studies in Electrical Engineering and Civil Engineering from an ABET-accredited program. In addition to working within your discipline, you may be asked to work across a multi-engineering discipline platform.

Basic/Required Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled and pursuing a four-year degree in Electrical or Civil Engineering from an ABET-accredited program. (ABET Accreditation can be verified here: http://main.abet.org/aps/Accreditedprogramsearch.aspx )

  • Cumulative GPA of 2.75

  • Valid driver’s license

    Desired Qualifications

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

  • Class status as a Sophomore or Junior preferred

  • Ability to work a minimum of two non-contiguous co-op sessions

  • Demonstrated technical proficiency in use of computers, software, and engineering applications (CAD tools, MFAD, STAAD Pro, MatLab, PSS/E, PowerWorld)

  • Previous engineering work experience

  • Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Demonstrates ability to provide the quantity and quality of work necessary to reach an accomplishment

  • Demonstrated leadership qualities through effective decision making

  • Works effectively with others from diverse backgrounds to achieve common goal

  • Ability to deliver superior results within allocated time through effective prioritization, scheduling, planning and execution of assigned work

  • Demonstrates tenacity by remaining persistence in the face of difficulty

    Specific Requirements

  • Required to wear personal protective equipment (hardhat, safety glasses, appropriate footwear and clothing, ear plugs, fall protection, etc.) as needed

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs

Working Conditions

  • Office and field environment – requires walking, light lifting, infrequent climbing, and occasional exposure to temperature and noise

Travel Requirements

5-15%

Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable) No

Represented/Union Position No

Visa Sponsored Position No

Posting Expiration Date

Thursday, October 14, 2021

All job postings expire at 12:01 AM on the posting expiration date.

Please note that in order to be considered for this position, you must possess all of the basic/required qualifications.

We are one of the largest electric power holding companies in the United States, supplying and delivering electricity to approximately 7.4 million U.S. customers. We have approximately 52,700 megawatts of electric generating capacity in the Carolinas, the Midwest and Florida – and natural gas distribution services serving more than 1.5 million customers in Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee and the Carolinas. Our commercial and international businesses own and operate diverse power generation assets in North America and Latin America, including a portfolio of renewable energy assets.

Regardless of your skill set or specific interest, we're looking for the best and brightest talent in the industry. Our people make us great - and we're always looking for more. Find your career path today at Duke Energy, where it's more than a career - it's a chance to make a difference in people's lives.

Brighter opportunities. Brighter futures. Duke Energy values ideas that come from a diverse and inclusive workforce, and we’re dedicated to providing a work environment where all people are valued, respected and able to reach their full potential. Duke Energy is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, including but not limited to lactation, religion, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, military status, or protected veteran status. Duke Energy complies with all applicable state, federal and local laws, regulations and ordinances prohibiting discrimination.

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