Duke Energy Transmission Work Management Planner - (Queensgate) Cincinnati, OH in Cincinnati, Ohio

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This position reports to a Transmission Work Management Manager and supports the Transmission organization in performing construction and maintenance activities for substation and transmission line assets. This role will be responsible for helping coordinate all activities related to materials needed for Transmission projects. This may require working with Design Engineering on job pack issues, working with Supply chain on deliveries, or at times working directly with material vendors.

The Transmission Work Management Material Planner identifies critical work activities and keeps all transmission work groups informed of work nearing overdue status in order to avoid negative material related consequences.

Duties and Skills

  • Serve as a material liaison for work management interfacing with CMV and Supply Chain

  • Working Knowledge of Maximo

  • Working Knowledge of P-6

  • Knowledge of Transmission Material, Personnel, Equipment

  • Ability to work within tight time frames

  • Initiating customer support for resolution of material related concerns

  • Build relationships within different organizations in Duke Energy

Work Orders

  • Verify accuracy of structural and electrical materials on Maximo work orders

  • Confirm inventory is reserved in Maximo for work orders

  • Confirms Maximo work order Target Start and Finish Dates are accurate

  • Works with Transmission field teammates and contractors to add emergent stock and non-stock materials to the Maximo work order as needed.

  • Works with Transmission field teammates to acquire emergent non-stock materials (Duke credit cards must not be used to purchase inventory items)


  • Reviews future schedules with Work Management and maintains Maximo “Material Need Date” for Transmission work orders and the associated line items for those work orders

  • Participates in Planning & Scheduling meetings with Region area coordinators and planners and schedulers to capture and prioritize work orders where inventory availability is limited

  • Works with Supply Chain material planners to validate various components of the work order where deliveries are separated based on project phases

  • Communicate needed delivery dates of Panel deliveries to Substations with 3rd parties or transportation providers

  • Communicate needed delivery dates of Transmission Materials with Supply Chain material planners.

  • Coordinates availability of Transmission resources (including contractors and equipment) for unloading / receiving of materials and equipment

Material & Equipment Planning

  • Notifies Transmission crews / contractors of material and equipment delivery date to ensure resources available for offloading and receiving

  • Ensures mobile storage containers, dumpsters, rental equipment, etc. has been requested via proper changes and will be available on job site as needed

  • Serves as the contact person for communications from supplier regarding delivery of apparatus equipment to substation, operations center or job site

  • Provide assistance for material (inventory and non-stock / direct issue) needing to be added to the Maximo work order number

  • Executes the process for requesting new Maximo catalog item numbers

  • Works with C&M and Supply Chain to ensure applicable materials are returned to inventory post project completion and/or when the 90 day threshold is reached – Includes execution of Stock Justification eForm (SJF) process when required

  • Works with Supply Chain material planners in understanding back ordered material from Transmission storerooms

  • Provide assistance and work with Supply Chain material planners for material and equipment routing between Transmission storerooms

  • Provides Maximo work order to crews and/or contractors where needed for issuing emergent materials from Transmission storerooms

  • Works with Supply Chain to ensure material availability and storeroom location prior to directing crews to pick up materials for emergent material needs

  • Coordinate scheduling return of inventory and equipment from job sites with Supply Chain material planners

  • Provide assistance to Supply Chain material planner on Transmission material forecasting

  • Works with Supply Chain material planner on needed materials expediting and/or project cancellations or delays

  • Provide assistance to Supply Chain warehouse operations on compliance with Inventory Control Policy

  • Assists Transmission CMV with ordering MRO type materials via appropriate process (Maximo purchase requisition, Wesco MRO, etc.)

Primary Interfaces

  • Transmission & Substation Engineering

  • Work Management

  • Project Management

  • Project Oversight

  • Tech Support

  • Distribution Engineering / Planning

  • Transmission and Distribution Warehouses

  • Construction ( Internal and External )

  • Maintenance ( Internal and External )

  • Supply Chain

  • Purchasing

  • Vendors

Basic Requirements

Two (2) year Associates Degree and 5-7 years of prior work related experience OR 7 plus years of prior work related experience in lieu of a degree.

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree and 6-8 years of similar work experience.

  • Working knowledge of work management system, e.g., Passport, MS Project, THOR, Artemis Project View, e-Max, TOA, P6, Adobe, Paper port, MS Office (word, excel, access, etc.).

  • Substantial specific knowledge of material requirements for electrical, relaying, apparatus, sub-station and line construction / maintenance work to effectively ensure materials are available when needed.

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills and the ability to function effectively in a diverse support organization.

Travel Requirements


Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable)No

Represented/Union PositionNo

Visa Sponsored PositionNo

Posting Expiration Date

Monday, June 25, 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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