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Duke Energy Business & Technical Consultant in Raleigh, 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.

Are you an analytically-minded professional, passionate about renewable energy development, and excited by the opportunity to make an impact on the future of the electric grid? Then this job is for you!

This is an exciting role within Reliability Engineering on the Distributed Generation (DG) Team. The DG Team supports integration of renewable energy in the distribution grid by ensuring technical and regulatory compliance of Independent Power Producers (IPPs). The candidate needs to have a technical background and is comfortable working in an agile, fast-paced, technical environment.

Individuals serve as a business representative for business specific systems or processes, to plan and manage improvement initiatives. This could include development of statistical analysis, business case preparation, time study analysis, cost benefit analysis and return on investment analysis. Provide subject matter expertise for customer operations as well as other functional areas and has a knowledge of business process, system functionality and database tables, data analytics and work group metrics. They design, revise and implement solutions to meet customer & business needs.


  • Provides technical expertise and business process guidance in the identification, analysis and resolution of problems and the advancement of opportunities.

  • Designs, revises and implements solutions to meet customer and business needs. Works to integrate solutions into existing business processes. Helps to manage change and communications across multiple departments.

  • Prepares thorough and accurate technical and business management reports, effective correspondence, accurate documentation and well-maintained records.

  • Provides business analysis expertise including business and system requirements and validation for business & IT projects.

  • Responsible for implementing and ensuring adherence to system specific policies & procedures.

  • Define and develop key metrics to measure system/business performance. Lead data analysis and/or root cause investigation that are across single work groups or systems.

  • Represent business operations needs to external vendors to resolve business issues.

  • Support the development of the long-range and 5-year business plans, and budget for the department and assigned locations to ensure compliance with Company strategic plans.

  • Ensures adherence to standards and best practices across multiple jurisdictional areas.

Basic/Required Qualifications

  • Associates Degree, Business or Technical and two years related work experience

  • In lieu of Associates Degree and two years related work experience, High School Diploma/GED and four years related work experience

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree, Technical or Business Administration

Additional Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in the utility industry

  • Behavioral Competencies, including: innovating change, collaborating and working with others, problem solving/decision making, delivering results

  • Familiar with Transmission & Distribution work processes

  • Proficient in project management theories and principles

  • Proficient in practices of planning, data analysis, evaluating alternatives, and preparing and presenting recommendations

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

  • Very good written and oral communication skills

  • Very good problem solving and analysis skills

Travel Requirements


Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable) No

Represented/Union Position No

Visa Sponsored Position No

Posting Expiration Date

Friday, May 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.