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Duke Energy Commodities Services Technician I / Commodities Services Technician II in Durham, North Carolina

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Depending upon the desired qualifications of the successful candidate, the hiring manager may elect to fill this position at a higher level within the job hierarchy.

The Commodities Services Tech I position is responsible for the day-to-day picking, shipping, and reclamation functions. These duties include, but are not limited to, picking, inventory replenishment, packaging, shipping, material reclamation, waste disposal, housekeeping, and warehouse zone maintenance.

The job activity ensures the accurate picking, packaging, and shipment of required materials to Customer Delivery facilities. The Commodities Services Tech I candidate is also expected to prepare new/used materials for return to the Supply Centers inventory. The successful candidate will be customer-driven to support the supply chain organization and the Customer Delivery customers. The candidate must have the ability to learn new processes and systems within supply chain operations including MAXIMO and eMax. This position will be responsible for maintaining excellent communications with Supply Center employees and other internal customers to ensure the efficient flow of commodities in and out of Operation centers.

Note: This posting is for one position. Dependent on relevant experience, the level to which a candidate is aligned is outlined below.

Basic Qualifications - Commodities Services Technician I

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • A valid driver’s license to operate Duke Energy vehicles

  • Demonstrated ability to operate power lift equipment

  • Demonstrated ability to use hand tools and power tools (banding machines, crimping tools, utility knives, bandsaw, reciprocating saw, etc)

  • Must be able to successfully complete fork-lift, Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S), and other supply chain-related training

  • Basic computer skills including e-mail access (Outlook)

Basic Qualifications - Commodities Services Technician II

  • At least 2 years of warehouse operations experience or power generation experience

  • Maintain a valid driver’s license for occasionally use of company vehicles

  • Ability to successfully complete fork-lift, Environmental , Health & Safety and other supply chain-related training within 90 days, or as directed by supervision

  • Demonstrated proficiency in computer skills including windows-based applications, i.e., Word, Excel, etc.

Desired Qualifications

  • At least two years experience in Supply Chain or Warehouse environment

  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills, along with good verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to identify problems, consider resolutions and take the necessary steps to solve the problems

  • Self-motivated and able to work productively with little direct supervision

  • Experience in effectively interacting with a wide range of contacts including management, employees, and external customers

  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and adapt to frequently changing priorities

  • Demonstrated effective organizational, time management and interpersonal skills

Working Conditions

  • Onsite Mobility Classification – Work will be performed at a company facility.

  • On-system travel with occasional off-system travel within the Carolinas

  • Inside warehouse and outside yard environment (including all weather conditions and possibly extreme temperatures)

  • First (1st) shift position – Starting time will vary according to job function

  • Available for after hour call-outs, weekend and overtime work

  • Lifting requirements of 50 pounds

  • Extensive walking, bending, kneeling, pulling, climbing ladders, and working in extreme heat or cold

Specific Requirements

  • Must be able to obtain DOT medical card

Travel Requirements


Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable) No

Represented/Union Position IBEW Local 962

Visa Sponsored Position No

Posting Expiration Date

Friday, December 1, 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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