Duke Energy Engineer II – Transmission P&C Design Cincinnati, OH in Cincinnati, Ohio

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This position is part of the Protection and Control Engineering Unit located in Cincinnati, OH. This work group is responsible for design of protection and control relaying applications for substations (new and existing). Design projects range from routine equipment modification and installations, to the complete design of new transmission facilities. Coordinates work to manage multiple projects simultaneously to ensure timely release of engineering designs. Utilizes a variety of tools and techniques in order to complete an engineering design, including current design specifications, pertinent code manuals, computer aided design/drafting software, and other reference sources. Final product is an engineering release package consisting of pertinent drawings and bills of material.

The person in this position will work as part of a project team to develop detailed project scopes, layouts of control equipment enclosures, detailed elementary, schematic and wiring diagram drawings and plans required for construction of specific substation projects. The work performed by this unit requires an understanding of power systems, protective relaying and electrical engineering principles. The person will be involved in the design of high voltage substations at voltages ranging from 13 to 345kV.

The person in this position must be able to manage multiple projects in various stages of design so as to meet project schedule deadlines; provide design support to field personnel during project implementation; and develop and maintain sufficient level of expertise in use of CAD software for efficient production of engineering work.

Normal job functions are performed on a Monday through Friday schedule with some system travel required; must be available for call-out and work during system emergencies.

Basic/Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering obtained from an ABET accredited program, OR a Master’s degree in Engineering in lieu of a Bachelor of Science in Engineering

  • Minimum of two (2) years of engineering experience

Desired Qualifications

Experience in the Electric Utility Industry

Skilled in principles of project management

Experience in electric utility protection and control standards and the ability to produce construction documents

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.

Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers, partners, customers, and the public by adapting to various personality styles in a professional manner

Travel Requirements


Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable)No

Represented/Union PositionNo

Visa Sponsored PositionNo

Posting Expiration Date

Wednesday, June 27, 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.

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