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Duke Energy 2023 Summer Co-op - Environmental, Health, and Safety - Groundwater - Charlotte, NC in Charlotte, 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.

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Position Summary

This position is part of the Environmental, Health, and Safety Co-op Program. Environmental, Health, and Safety manages Duke Energy’s overall environmental program including functions of Governance, Environmental Compliance, and Scientific Services. Students may support Environmental, Health, and Safety by providing support of state and federal environmental regulations and permits, siting, licensing/relicensing for Duke Energy’s electric generation and power delivery systems throughout the enterprise. This department is responsible for Analytical, Biological, Physical/Chemical Services, Auditing, Data Analysis & Management, and Permitting and Compliance Field Support. An Environmental, Health, and Safety co-op supports staff professionals who manage the inspection and oversight of environmental projects and components at Duke Energy’s generating stations. This can include but is not limited to site work air, water, waste treatment systems, pollution control systems and other compliance and permitting related activities. Field work may include contact with state and federal agency officials.

Basic Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled and pursuing a four-year degree in Engineering, Environmental Science, Environmental Technology and Management, Hydrology, Groundwater, Natural Resources, Natural Resource Management, Applied Ecology, Water Quality and Water Resources, Chemistry, or a related major

  • Cumulative GPA of at least 2.75

  • Valid driver’s license

Desired Qualifications

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

  • Background in air, water, or land issues

  • Desire to pursue a career in the energy industry

  • 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

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

  • Demonstrated time management skills

Working Conditions

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

Travel Requirements

Not required

Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable) No

Represented/Union Position No

Visa Sponsored Position No

Posting Expiration Date

Monday, March 6, 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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