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Engineer II / Engineer III - Transmission Line Engineering

100 Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC
Full-time
Remote friendly
Worldwide

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***This position can be hired as either an Engineer II or Engineer III depending on experience***

Job Summary

This position provides design, engineering and technical expertise for transmission lines and will primarily support the Duke Energy - Carolinas West region.  Applicants should be familiar with Transmission Line engineering theories and principles.  Applicants must have the ability to deal with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and have good written and oral communication skills. 

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. 

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

Job Responsibilities:

With very Minimal Supervision

  • Provides engineering/technical expertise in the area of transmission line design.  Analyzes scenarios, evaluates options, and performs design calculations to comply with design standards, applicable codes and sound engineering practices.  Responsibilities include support of transmission line routing/siting, creating conceptual designs and cost estimates, preforming detailed design including structure, foundation, and electrical design for transmission line projects.  Responsibilities also include providing construction support, oversight and other similar activities. 

  • Provides engineering/technical expertise and guidance in the identification, analysis and resolution of complex problems in area of Transmission Line design. 

  • Prepares thorough and accurate job packages, technical reports, correspondence, documentation, calculations and drawings.   Conducts analysis and recommends process enhancements and design standards relative to area of assignment.

  • Conducts engineering and related studies; completes non-routine engineering projects with minimal oversight with the ability to independently manage project schedules and interfaces; competent to design, operate and maintain systems with moderate impact on existing systems.

  • Ensures accomplishment of transmission line projects and overall business goals through effective planning, organizing, estimating, execution and monitoring of work activities.  Effectively handles differing situations which require developing creative solutions with area of expertise.  Modifies designs to address construction issues, environmental circumstances and public concerns.  Assists construction in troubleshooting and problem resolution and provides on-site support.  

  • Makes informed decisions that may impact major projects or business/department results. 

  • Possesses and applies the fundamental engineering concepts, practices and procedures; proficient in technical and analytical competencies necessary to handle assignments of increasing complexity.

  • 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.

Basic Requirements

***This position can be hired as either an Engineer II or Engineer III depending on experience***

Engineer II

  • Graduation from a four-year college or university with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from an ABET accredited program or state registration as a Professional Engineer. A Master's degree in engineering can be considered in lieu of the Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree.

  • Minimum 2 years of engineering experience

Engineer III

  • Graduation from a four-year college or university with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from an ABET accredited program. A Master's degree in engineering can be considered in lieu of the Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree.

  • Minimum 4 years of engineering experience

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience in the utility industry.

  • Experience in transmission line design theories and principles.

  • Experience with transmission line design software; e.g PLS-CADD, PLS-TOWER, PLS-POLE, MFAD, etc.

  • Increasingly proficient in engineering theories and applying engineering principles to solve problems.

  • Familiarity with applicable design codes and standards

  • Proficient in practices of researching solutions, evaluating alternatives, making sound recommendations and preparing and presenting those recommendations.

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

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Proficient in principles of project management.

  • Licensed Professional Engineer or passing of PE and/or FE exams

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Working Conditions

  • Hybrid Mobility Classification – Work will be performed from both remote and onsite locations after the onboarding period. However, hybrid employees should live within a reasonable daily commute to a Duke Energy facility.

Travel Requirements

5-15%

Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable)

Yes

Represented/Union Position

No

Visa Sponsored Position

No

Posting Expiration Date

Wednesday, November 29, 2023

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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