Duke Energy Civil Engineer III (Transmission Substation Engineering) - Plainfield, IN in Plainfield, Indiana

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This position is for an Civil Engineer in the Substation Engineering Department. The department is responsible for designing the physical layout for new substations, expansions to existing substations, upgrades, and failing equipment replacements that require engineering efforts to retrofit with the latest equipment. Substation Engineering is responsible for site grading, foundation design, structural design and analysis, and electrical analysis for grounding and lightning protection. We are a diverse group of civil engineers, electrical engineers, and designer/drafters that all work together to contribute to our projects success.

This is the advancing level of the Engineering classification hierarchy. Employees at this level solve more complex problems in engineering areas of specialization with limited supervision. Incumbents are expected to develop advanced skills and the ability to work with even greater independence. They effectively apply fundamental concepts and procedures to work that is progressively complex and varied.

With Limited Supervision:

Provides engineering/technical expertise and guidance in the identification, analysis and resolution of problems of increasing scope and complexity.

Contributes to team decision-making in the accomplishment of business goals and objectives through effective planning, organizing, estimating, scheduling and monitoring of work activities; deals with changing priorities and differing situations and makes decision that may affect the work of the team.

Prepares thorough and accurate technical reports, correspondence, documentation, calculations and sketches related to well-defined problems and analysis of increasing scope and complexity.

Conducts engineering and related studies; completes routine engineering projects with minimal oversight with increasing ability to independently manage project schedules and interfaces; increasingly competent to design, operate and maintain systems with moderate impact on existing systems.

Possesses and applies the fundamental concepts, practices and procedures; proficient in technical and analytical competencies.

Develops positive working relationships to effectively coordinate work activities. Demonstrates effective oral and written communication skills. Maintains accurate records and files.

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

Required to be successful in this position

Demonstrated advancing application of engineering theories and principles.

  • Increasingly proficient in practices of researching engineering and design issues, evaluating alternatives, preparing and presenting recommendations.

  • Ability to deal with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds.

  • Good written and oral communication skills.

Basic/Required Qualifications

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering obtained from an ABET accredited program, OR a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering in lieu of a Bachelor of Science in Engineering

Minimum of four (4) years of engineering experience

Desired Qualifications

Understanding of basic principles of project management.

  • Good written and oral communication skills

  • Good Information Technology skills - such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, E-mail

  • Passing grade on the Engineering Fundamentals Exam (FE)

  • Experience in the Electric Utility industry.

  • Experience in Substation Engineering

  • Experience in Steel Structural Design & Analysis, Foundation Design and Analysis, Fabrication Drawing Review

Specific Requirements

  • Some travel required

Travel Requirements

5-15%

Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable)Yes

Represented/Union PositionNo

Visa Sponsored PositionNo

Posting Expiration Date

Saturday, May 26, 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.

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