Duke Energy Engineering Technologist III - Distribution Design in Sanford, North Carolina
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This is the third level of the non-Engineer degreed technical support role job classification within Electric Distribution Design. 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. Accurately evaluate options, and design safe, cost effective, reliable facilities for new residential, commercial and industrial projects. This position may also design major circuit construction and rebuild projects across a zone or region. Due to this positions customer interaction and/or job complexity, this is one of Distributions primary face-to-face contacts with key customers (both internal and external).Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to the following
Provides deep technical expertise and guidance in the identification, analysis and resolution of problems in area of expertise.
Ensures accomplishment of business goals and objectives through effective planning, organizing, estimating, scheduling and monitoring of work activities.
Independently prepares thorough and accurate technical reports, correspondence, documentation, calculations and sketches.
Conducts engineering and related studies.
Strives to continually improve job-related, technical and professional knowledge, skills and performance.
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.
- 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
Demonstrated ability to work with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds
Good written and oral communication skills
Experience in the utility industry
Able to effectively apply basic principles of project management
Electric Distribution Design experience
Understanding of electric power industry
Effective negotiating skills
Effective time management skills
Proficient user of programs including, but not limited to MS Office, design tools, Work Management systems, etc.
Decision making skills
Understanding of Electric Distribution materials, work procedures, policies, and work dependencies
Understanding of Zero Injury Culture
- Valid driver's license
Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable)No
Visa Sponsored PositionNo
Posting Expiration Date
Tuesday, August 21, 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.
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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