Duke Energy Engineering Technologist III - Transmission Substation Engineering - Raleigh, NC in Raleigh, North Carolina

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In search of a high energy, motivated designer to join the Transmission Substation Engineering Unit at Duke Energy - Progress. For power transmission facilities of 69 kV through 500 kV, responsibilities include: 1) developing design packages suitable for construction or modification of electric power substations; 2) assisting with structural analyses of components used in the substation; 3) initiating foundation analyses; 4) assisting with grounding studies to ensure adequate ground grid design; 5) developing and maintaining sufficient level of expertise in use of CADD software for the efficient production of engineering plans; 6) ensuring that the substation facility meets all applicable safety and environmental regulations, including storm water and Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) requirements; and 7) ability to travel on Duke Energy system (primarily NC and SC) as necessary (approximately 20% travel required).

The position is responsible for producing: 1) the best possible design for transmission substation facilities considering all environmental, land use, engineering and economic factors and in accordance with the approved schedule; 2) plans, coordination, and monitoring the progress and quality of work group activities on assigned projects to meet the requirements of the Project Managers; 3) specific project information for various planning studies, the annual budget, and special projects; 4) work assignments in a manner consistent with both the Duke Energy Safety Manual as well as with Federal, State, and local laws; 5) all project activities and work activities in a sound and cost-effective manner that contributes to the safety of Company employees and the public, reliability of service, and reasonable protection of the environment.

Note: This is the third level of the non-Engineer degreed technical support role job classification. Engineering Technologist III provide technical expertise to solve more complex problems and leadership skills to provide oversight and direction of work in a specific area of expertise, with some supervision. Incumbents are expected to develop advanced skills and the ability to work with a high degree of independence.

This is not a position requiring an engineering degree.

Basic Qualifications

Either 3+ years of relevant industry experience coupled with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology (or equivalent), or 5+ years of experience and Associate Degree in Engineering Technology (or equivalent), or 9+ years equivalent experience without a degree. Entry before described years of experience would typically include additional education and/or high performance at management discretion.

Desired Qualifications

Graduation from a two-year community college with an Associates or Bachelors of Applied Science or Math Degree or Engineering Technology.

Minimum four to five years design experience in utility, government, commercial or industrial sector.

Travel Requirements


Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable)Yes

Represented/Union PositionNo

Visa Sponsored PositionNo

Posting Expiration Date

Wednesday, July 25, 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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