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Duke Energy Engineer III - Substation Engineering in Raleigh, North Carolina

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Engineer III (Transmission) – Substation Engineering– Raleigh, NC

This position is part of the Substation Engineering group located in the Duke Energy Progress headquarters in downtown Raleigh, NC. This work group is responsible for design of new and existing substations and related equipment. Design projects range from routine equipment modifications and installations, to the complete design of new transmission facilities. Coordinates work to manage multiple projects simultaneously to ensure timely release of engineering designs. Utilizes a variety of tools and techniques in order to complete an engineering design, including current design specifications, pertinent code manuals, computer aided design/drafting software, and other reference sources. Final product is an engineering release package consisting of pertinent drawings and bills of material.

The Engineer III position is the advanced level of the Engineering classification hierarchy. Employees in the Engineer III position solve complex problems in engineering areas of specialization with limited supervision. An Engineer III is expected to develop advanced skills, and the ability to work with greater independence. An Engineer III effectively applies fundamental concepts and procedures to work that is progressively complex and varied.

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

  • 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 verbal and written communication skills,

  • Maintains accurate records and files, and

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

Basic/Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering obtained from an ABET accredited program OR a Master’s degree in Engineering in lieu of a Bachelor of Science in Engineering will be considered.

  • Minimum of Four (4) years of engineering experience

Desired Qualifications

  • Increasingly proficient in principles of project management.

  • Experience in the utility industry.

  • Department specific experience applicable to the hiring department.

  • Demonstrated advancing application of engineering theories and principles.

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

  • Good written and oral communication skills.

Working Conditions

  • Corporate office environment

Specific Requirements

  • Must have obtained Bachelor of Science in Engineering from an ABET accredited program

  • Passing grade on the Engineering Fundamentals Exam.

  • A Master's degree in Engineering will be considered in lieu of the B.S. Engineering degree

Travel Requirements


Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable) No

Represented/Union Position No

Visa Sponsored Position No

Posting Expiration Date

Thursday, July 29, 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.

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