Duke Energy Senior Administrative Specialist (Grid Improvement Plan Implementation) in Charlotte, North Carolina

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Position Summary

This position will support a growing team responsible for the efficient and effective implementation of assigned portions of Duke Energy’s Grid Improvement Plan (GIP) which represents a substantial portion of the company’s overall $25B capital investment to modernize the grid. This position will report to the General Manager of GIP Implementation in the company’s Distribution (1DF organization). The ideal candidate will have a solutions orientation, excellent communication skills, work well in a team environment, and possess expert skills in the MS Office Suite and advanced graphics applications to produce highly professional presentations and communications.

This is the career/senior level of the administrative hierarchy. Employees at this level provide administrative support to work groups in the organization. At this level, the individual has developed specialized skills or is multi-skilled through considerable on-the-job experience and completes work with a limited degree of supervision. This position typically supports multiple managers and serves in a non-exempt capacity.

The work is performed in a normal office environment. This position may be required to provide assistance in multiple areas as needed. This position may require travel for training and/or assistance at other sites and may be required to work overtime.


Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to the following

  • Uses software applications (e.g. Word, PowerPoint, Excel) to prepare correspondence, reports, presentations, agendas, minutes, etc.

  • Depending upon the organization, may prepare and update functional reports or records requiring compilation of information from multiple sources

  • Receives, screens and directs incoming calls, visitors, mail and e-mail

  • Maintains files and calendars

  • Responsible for arranging business travel, coordinating meeting arrangements, and tracking expenses

Working Conditions

  • Prolonged sitting at desk/computer

Basic/Required Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent and 8 or more years of relevant experience

Desired Qualifications

  • Associates degree

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office suite applications, including Excel and PowerPoint

  • Experience with advanced graphics applications such as Adobe Photoshop and Desktop Publisher. Completion of associated training/certification programs is a plus.

  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate (both written and oral) in a clear, concise and effective manner

  • Ability to effectively interface with multiple across a department, e.g. managers, supervisors, employees

  • Experience working in a fast-paced, demanding environment with changing conditions

  • Strong computer skills

Travel Requirements


Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable)No

Represented/Union PositionNo

Visa Sponsored PositionNo

Posting Expiration Date

Thursday, May 24, 2018

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.

Duke Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the laws set forth in the Department of Labor EEO Poster and Supplement.