Duke Energy Engineering Technologist II-Residential Development Engineering in Inverness, Florida

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.

Engineering Technologist II

Position Summary

This position will report to the Manager for Distribution Design. The hiring manager will consider all locations within Florida's North Coastal Zone. The exact location will be determined at the time of offer based on business needs.

This position focuses and engages on some of the largest, most impactful residential development projects in the Duke Energy service area. The primary focus of the role is preparing managing processes and preparing work orders to achieve success for capital improvement residential projects which includes off-site improvements, unit infrastructure, and streetlights. Maintaining relationships with land developers and home builders through timely execution of their project work plans is a must. The Engineering Technologists II is accountable for all aspects of residential project work and work order preparation to energize the communities we serve and empower the success of our customers. This position collaborates closely with Resource Optimization Planners and Schedulers, Operations Construction, and Operations Contractor Partners.

This is the second level of the non-Engineer degreed technical support role job classification. The successful Engineering Technologist II is an outstanding communicator, project manager, and customer advocate that 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. Incumbents are expected to develop deeper technical skills and the ability to work with an increasing degree of independence.

This position is to perform the role of customer communication, planning, engineering, coordination, and administration of Residential Development Project Team underground subdivision work, and other work as assigned. This includes small subdivisions as well as complex mixed use land developments, while learning to manage large scale planned developments for single family, multifamily, and mixed use projects. This engineering role is a customer facing role and provides exceptional customer service through each phase of assigned projects . The selected candidate will be required to meet with internal and external customers to determine project needs, assess job site conditions, and manage the project to develop the most efficient and economical solution to meet the project demands and timeline. Collaboration with other Duke Energy work groups and contractor partners is required to maintain a high level of service consistency.

Responsibilities

  • Strive daily to advance a culture of safety that includes a healthy and injury-free workplace sustained by behaviors that consistently demonstrate our commitment to the welfare of each other, our contractors, and to the communities we serve. Follow all safety rules and practices.

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

  • Must be customer focused and responsive. Develops positive working relationships with internal and external customers to effectively coordinate work activities. Demonstrates effective oral and written communication skills.

  • Maintains accurate records and files.

  • Communicates and negotiates effectively for mutually positive outcomes.

  • Provides subject matter 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

  • Perform field investigation and designs using standardized design tools and applications for UDT projects

  • Produce large volumes of high quality work that adheres to design and construction expectations and enables the work order to be scheduled, constructed, and completed on time

  • Perform job site coordination activities to facilitate needs of customers and construction crews

  • Manage multiple projects and customers simultaneously in order to assure timely, successful completion of projects resulting in high levels of customer satisfaction and company/departmental/individual goal achievement

  • Directs work performed by others to ensure it is on time and meets design and construction requirements

  • Adapt quickly to changes in projects scope and timeline

  • Conducts engineering and related studies

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

  • Be available for and perform major and minor storm restoration duties including extended working hours, field work and/or specific storm assignments

  • Advance four key priorities - Event Free Operation, Engaged and Empowered Workforce, Customer Satisfaction, and Growth

Basic/Required Qualifications

  • Either a graduate from a college or university with Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology (or equivalent), or 2+ years of experience and Associate Degree in Engineering Technology (or equivalent), or 6+ years equivalent experience without a degree.

  • Valid Driver’s License

Desired Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability to work with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds

  • Experience using work management and geographic information systems

  • Very organized and self-motivated

  • Excellent customer communication skills

  • Effective use of productivity software such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint

  • Proficient in applying principles of project management

  • Experience in the utility industry specific to electric distribution systems

  • Experience designing large distribution and road projects

  • Experience with GIS, WMIS, Maximo, BOUD, CSS/CIS, SEDS, CIAC Wizard

Travel Requirements

5-15%

Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable)Yes

Represented/Union PositionNo

Visa Sponsored PositionNo

Posting Expiration Date

Friday, December 14, 2018

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.

Duke Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the laws set forth in the Department of Labor EEO Poster and Supplement.