Duke Energy Senior Transformer Engineer - Transmission - Enterprise Wide Location Options in Raleigh, North Carolina

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The Equipment Engineering Transformer Engineer is responsible for transformers and regulators in the following areas: design specifications that take into reliability, maintenance, cost, industry standards, and regulatory requirements; the evaluation and development of plans to address service bulletins; design support in regards to replacement parts such as bushings, substation engineering and equipment specification support, and support to the field maintenance organizations. The transformer engineer is responsible for performing factory evaluations, coordinating factory testing of transformers, and reviewing or coordinating transformer designs. This is to ensure that transmission assets are purchased and maintained to minimize costs while maximizing reliability.

The primary skill set and knowledge base for the Transformer Engineer will be in the areas of design, manufacturing, performance, operation, and specifications for the transformer and regulator class of asset. The secondary skill set and knowledge base is a good understanding of all other transmission substation and line components.

Job Related Skills requirements include good verbal and written communications skills and a good working knowledge of Windows based computer applications; the ability to work independently on tasks/projects with limited supervision, with guidance only on unusual or complex projects or issues; and the ability to identify problems and possible solutions and take appropriate action for resolution.

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.

  • Five (5) years of experience

  • State registration as a Professional Engineer (PE)

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

  • Background in transmission equipment and design.

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

  • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Proficient in principles of project management

  • Experience in the utility industry

Specific Requirements

  • A strong knowledge of transformer design, oil analysis, electrical systems, and engineering fundamentals is essential.

Travel Requirements


Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable)Yes

Represented/Union PositionNo

Visa Sponsored PositionNo

Posting Expiration Date

Wednesday, December 12, 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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