Duke Energy Year- Round Metering Services Internship in Cincinnati, Ohio

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Job Description

Metering Services offers qualified students, in accredited programs leading to an Associate/Bachelor of Science Degree, the opportunity to work in various areas of metering services on a rotational basis as part of the engineering cooperative program. Metering Services manages Meter Lab Services, Meter Field Services, Meter Engineering, and Meter Reading for the Midwest Duke Energy service area. Meter Services co-ops will work alongside meter service employees who manage meter testing in both the field and shop environment, instrument calibration and repair, and meter engineering design and problem solving solutions.

This co-op position is open for students pursuing degrees in undergraduate studies in Electrical, Power, and Civil Engineering. In addition to working within your discipline, you may be asked to work across a multi-services discipline platform.

This co-op position will be based in Cincinnati, OH and may require travel to various facilities within the area.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled and pursuing a degree in Electrical, Power, or Civil Engineering at an accredited college or university

  • Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher

  • Ability to work up to three non-contiguous co-op sessions

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Experience with Microsoft suite software

Desired Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled and pursuing a degree based in Electrical Engineering at an accredited college or university

  • Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Demonstrates ability to provide the quantity and quality of work necessary to reach an accomplishment

  • Demonstrated leadership qualities through effective decision making

  • Works effectively with others from diverse backgrounds to achieve a common goal

  • Ability to deliver superior results within an allocated time though effective prioritization, scheduling, planning and execution of assigned work

  • Demonstrates tenacity by remaining persistent in the face of adversity

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

  • Desire to pursue a career in the energy industry

  • Previous engineering work experience

Specific Requirements:

  • Required to wear personal protective equipment (hardhat, safety glasses, appropriate clothing, ear plugs, fall protection, etc.) as needed

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs.

Working Conditions:

  • Office and field environment – requires walking, light lifting, standing, and occasional exposure to temperature and noise

Travel Requirements

Not required

Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable)No

Represented/Union PositionNo

Visa Sponsored PositionNo

Posting Expiration Date

Friday, June 22, 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.