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Duke Energy Lead Utility Crew in New Bern, 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.

Position Purpose:

Responsible for a variety of activities associated with the installation and maintenance of distribution and transmission pipelines to include directing crew members.

Dimensions:

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Performs a variety of activities as Lead:

  • Coordinates work to be performed at the job site

  • Ensures safety procedures are followed

  • Ensures equipment and materials are operational and available to perform tasks

  • Prepare and submit reports

  • Inspects work of contractors

  • Demonstrates proper procedures to crew members

  • Performs a variety of activities as working member of the Utility crew:

  • Displays the proper caution and traffic control signs

  • Locates line leaks and performs repairs

  • Performs tasks associated with annual valve survey and maintenance programs

  • Performs leak surveys

  • Fuse plastic pipe

  • Purge pipelines

  • Install leak clamps

  • Change stop-cocks

  • Performs related functions to include:

  • Call-out for emergencies

  • Other duties as assigned and required

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Must possess a high school diploma or a GED; mechanical aptitude; basic math skills; effective communication and interpersonal skills; safety awareness; Commercial driver’s license (CDL); Previous related experience required.

Physical Requirements:

Must work outdoors in adverse weather conditions; flexible work schedule; lifting up to 100 lbs; frequent bending, stooping, standing, digging, climbing; long periods of walking and standing; works on uneven terrain, many times with heavy vegetation; manual dexterity (hand/eye coordination); keen eyesight; good hearing; good sense of smell; comes in frequent contact with insects and animals.

Travel Requirements

5-15%

Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable)No

Represented/Union PositionNo

Visa Sponsored PositionNo

Posting Expiration Date

Thursday, June 20, 2019

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.

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