Lead Engineer – Asset Management Reliability Programs

100 Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC
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This position is part of the Asset Management Reliability Programs group in the Carolina’s East Region (DEP). This work group is responsible for all aspects of managing System Reliability Program (SRP) assets including but not limited to, identifying, scoping and submitting reliability projects utilizing R&PM and Project Controls tools, tracking submitted projects throughout the project lifecycle, and evaluating the effectiveness of the reliability programs and projects. The SRP’s improve the resiliency of the Transmission grid, reduce customer outages, and deliver on Duke Energy’s goal of building a smarter energy future. This work group focuses on developing and maintaining long range investment strategies, including creating 5 – 7 years of budget level scoped projects.

Additionally, this position will support all regulatory requirements to include program summaries, project creation, technical conferences, testimony preparation, discovery, and data requests for Multi-year Rate Plan (MYRP) regional rider in Carolina East (DEP). This position will also support Transmission's submission and management of the Infrastructure Investment and Job Act (IIJA).

Job Responsibilities:

  • Prioritize assets within a given System Reliability Program, and among various SRP, to determine which assets to sponsor in a given year.

  • Develop budget level scope and cost estimates to support the capital planning cycle.

  • Refine budget level scope including input from stakeholders in Transmission Planning, Distribution Planning, System Operations and Technical Support.

  • Collaborate with Technical Support to identify and prioritize assets for condition-based programs, such as Wood Pole, Cap & Pin insulators, switches, etc.

  • Collaborate with R&PM and Project Controls on project submittal process and effectiveness of project submittals.

  • Collaborate as the Regional Lead with Rates & Regulatory to answer data requests for MYRP.

  • Utilizing a Value Framework approach, calculate project risk scoring and prioritization for submitted projects.

  • Assists in the accomplishment of business goals and objectives through effective planning, organizing, estimating, scheduling and monitoring of work activities.

  • Demonstrated ability to quickly grasp new techniques, deal with rapid changes in priorities, and remain calm and effective in stressful situations.

  • Demonstrated ability to meet required deadlines while simultaneously completing other tasks.

  • Develops positive working relationships to effectively coordinate work activities. Demonstrates effective oral and written communication skills. Maintains accurate records and files.

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

  • Supports the company's goals and represents the company positively and professionally.

  • Coaches and mentors other engineering and non-degreed engineering professionals.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 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 will be considered in lieu of the B. S. engineering degree.

  • Minimum of eight (8) years of engineering experience

  • Registration as a Professional Engineer

Desired Qualifications:

  • Substation and/or T-Line experience in construction and/or maintenance.

  • Skills and knowledge of substation and/or T-Line construction and design best practices.

  • Skills and knowledge of protective relaying.

  • Proficient in principles of project management.

  • Ability to scope and estimate projects and support PMCoE processes.

  • Familiarity and experience with database software such and Access, SharePoint and Web interfaces.

  • Basic Maximo experience.

  • Proficient in engineering theories and principles.

  • Proficient in practices of researching engineering and design issues, evaluating alternatives, making sound recommendations, and preparing and presenting recommendations.

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

  • Good written and oral communication skills.

Additional Preferred Qualifications

  • Skilled in engineering theories and principles

  • Skilled in the practices of researching engineering and design issues, evaluating alternatives, making sound recommendations and preparing and presenting recommendations.

  • Good written and oral communication skills.

  • Skilled principles of project management.

  • Experience in the utility industry.

  • Department specific experience applicable to the hiring department.

Mobility Classification - Hybrid

Travel Requirements


Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable)


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Posting Expiration Date

Saturday, June 22, 2024

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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