Troops to Energy Jobs

Job Information

Duke Energy 2022 Summer Intern - CCP Project Implementation - Semora, NC in Semora, 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.

The Coal Combustion Products (CCP) Project Team at Roxboro supports the planning, design, and implementation for Duke Energy’s ash basin closure program. The project involves the implementation and oversight of scope associated with dams, impoundments, landfills, large scale excavation and construction, environmental controls and measures, water management and water treatment. The team Intern will support the closure project engineers, project managers and construction managers with both office and field activities.

As part of the Coal Combustion Products (CCP) team, key duties for the Intern will include:

  • Assisting the Project Managers, Construction Managers and Field Engineering with all phases of project planning and execution to ensure all project success factors are met, including but not limited to scope, schedule, cost, quality, environmental, safety, communications, security, and integration.

  • Assisting the Project Managers, Construction Managers and Field Engineers with implementing the ash basin closure scope while ensuring that all project objectives are met or exceeded for safety, environmental, quality, schedule, cost, configuration management, integration, etc.

  • Assisting the Project Manager’s, Construction Managers and Field Engineers with all phases of project planning and execution including managing project baselines for scope, schedule, cost, quality, communications, security, and integration and will help manage the CCP ash basin closure projects effectively.

  • Supporting the overall CCP Department objective to drive incidents to ZERO!

  • Understanding the Project Execution Plan and ensure compliance.

  • Understanding schedule variances and report any discrepancies to the Project Manager.

  • Performing and documenting frequent field observations and walk downs to ensure Project success.

  • Assisting with providing or arranging the site safety orientations as required for the CCP staff and contractors

  • Attending daily pre-job briefs with contingent workers.

  • Assisting and supporting Project Manager with Project Management related meetings. Attending on-site staff meetings and performing administrative duties for on-site staff needs

  • Communicating clearly and effectively

This Intern position is for students pursuing degrees in undergraduate or graduate studies in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering or Construction Management. In addition to working within your discipline, you may be asked to work across a multi-project management discipline platform.

Basic Qualifications/Requirements

  • Currently enrolled and pursuing a four-year degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering (Non-Technology) or Construction Management from an ABET Accredited College or University

  • Cumulative GPA of 2.75

  • Valid driver’s license

Desired Qualifications

  • A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher is preferred

  • Sophomore level or above is preferred

  • Demonstrated technical proficiency in use of computers, software, and engineering applications

  • Demonstrated time management skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently

  • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated history of achievements and personal performance

  • Demonstrated leadership qualities through effective decision making

  • Works effectively with others from diverse backgrounds to solve problems and implement solutions

  • Desire to pursue a career in the energy industry

Specific Requirements

  • Required to wear personal protective equipment (hardhat, safety glasses, appropriate clothing, ear plugs, fall protection, etc.) as needed.

Working Conditions

  • Office and field environment - requires walking, light lifting, infrequent climbing, and occasional exposure to noise.

Travel Requirements


Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable) No

Represented/Union Position No

Visa Sponsored Position No

Posting Expiration Date

Thursday, October 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.