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Engineer (Level III or Senior) – Transmission Line Engineering

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

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Note: this position maybe filled as an Engineer III or one level higher as a Senior Engineer based on the selected candidates experience.

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.  This is the career/senior level of the Engineering classification hierarchy.  Applicants are expected to develop advanced skills and to have the ability to work independently, with guidance limited to unusual or complex projects or issues. They are fully competent in use of engineering concepts and procedures. They identify problems, develop solutions and take actions to resolve issues.

Duties and 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 - Engineer III

  • 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 4 years of relevant engineering experience.

Basic Requirements - Senior Engineer

  • 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 5 years of relevant engineering experience and state registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) OR

  • Minimum 6 years of relevant engineering experience without state registration as a Professional Engineer (PE).

Key Requirements - Internal Duke Energy Candidates

  • If internal hire, experience must have been attained at a "Fully Meets", “Valued Contributor”, or better in final two (2) Performance Impact ratings.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience in the electric utility industry.

  • Electrical, Mechanical, or Civil Engineering Degree

  • Proficient in transmission line design theories and principles.

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

  • 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.

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Working Conditions and Travel

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. Normal Job functions are performed Monday through Friday schedule with some system travel required (5 – 20%). Must be available for call-out and work during system emergencies. Alternate work schedules, including ½ day Friday and alternate Friday off are available based on business unit management discretion.

Travel Requirements

15-25%

Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable)

Yes

Represented/Union Position

No

Visa Sponsored Position

No

Posting Expiration Date

Tuesday, November 28, 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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