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Duke Energy Engineering Technologist II/Engineering Technologist III in Fort Mill, South Carolina

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The Engineering Technologist II position is second level of the non-Engineer degreed technical support role job classification. The Engineering Technologist II applies technical expertise to solve more complex problems and management skills to provide oversight and direction of work in a specific area of expertise, with some supervision. Employees in the Engineering Technologist Ii position are expected to develop deeper technical skills and the ability to work with an increasing degree of independence.

Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to the following

  • Provides deep technical expertise and guidance in the identification, analysis and resolution of problems in area of expertise

  • Ensures accomplishment of business goals and objectives through effective planning, organizing, estimating, scheduling, and monitoring of work activities

  • Independently prepares thorough and accurate technical reports, correspondence, documentation, calculations and sketches

  • Conducts engineering and related studies

  • Strives to continually improve job-related, technical and professional knowledge, skills and performance

  • Develops positive working relationships to effectively coordinate work activities

  • Demonstrates effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Maintains accurate records and files

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

Basic/Required Qualifications

Note: This posting is for one position. Dependent on relevant experience, the level to which a candidate is aligned is outlined below.

Engineering Technologist II

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology (or equivalent), or 2+ years of experience and Associate Degree in Engineering Technology (or equivalent), or High School Diploma/GED and 6+ years equivalent experience

  • Valid driver's license

    Engineering Technologist III

  • 3+ years of relevant industry experience coupled with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology (or equivalent), or 5+ years of experience and Associate Degree in Engineering Technology (or equivalent), or High School Diploma and 9+ years equivalent experience

  • Valid driver's license

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering Technology

  • Good written and oral communication skills & able to effectively apply basic principles of project management

  • Experience in the utility industry, specifically Power Distribution

  • Well experienced in managing Work Orders in MAXIMO (Date management, pre-requisites, construction tasks, status updating, etc.)

  • GIS based drawing tools, specifically BOUD (Bentley suite) with estimation of material and labor Compatible Units (CU). MicroStation and/or AutoCAD skills are a plus.

  • Knowledge of NESC based overhead and underground power distribution specifications

  • Superior organizational skills to manage substantial workload of Work Orders from residential, commercial, industrial customers externally as well as internal customers such as land services for a geographic territory assigned to them

  • Candidate will need to work well with other team members in the Area Engineering group as well as proactively communicate with Work Management, Scheduling and Construction groups

  • Discipline to work with customers seeking immediate resolutions to specific needs and potential process gap remediation

Working Conditions

  • Hybrid Mobility Classification – Work will be performed from both remote and onsite locations after the onboarding period. However, hybrid employees should live within a reasonable daily commute to a Duke Energy facility.

  • Mix of field work, computer-aided design and project management in office & hybrid settings

  • Ability to stake jobs, drive flags in the ground, check poles with probing tools/hammer and handling of PPE and basic tools

  • Potentially assist peers out of other office locations like Lancaster or York, when covering for them or for workload balancing

Travel Requirements


Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable) No

Represented/Union Position No

Visa Sponsored Position No

Posting Expiration Date

Friday, December 10, 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.

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