Duke Energy Engineer I in Durham, North Carolina

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Position Summary

The Engineer I position is the entry level of the Engineering classification hierarchy. Employees in the Engineer I position solve problems in engineering areas of specialization with close supervision. An Engineer I is expected to develop skills, and the ability to work with greater independence. An Engineer I has knowledge of fundamental concepts and procedures.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Provides engineering/technical expertise and guidance in the identification, analysis and resolution of routine problems in their area of expertise

  • Assists in the accomplishment of business goals and objectives through effective planning, organizing, estimating, scheduling and monitoring of work activities under the guidance of higher-level employees

  • Prepares thorough and accurate technical reports, correspondences, documentation, calculations and sketches associated with the resolution of routine technical problems

  • Conducts basic engineering studies requiring little evaluation or ingenuity

  • Possesses knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices and procedures

  • Develops positive working relationships to effectively coordinate work activities

  • Demonstrates effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Maintains accurate records and files

  • Supports the company’s goals and represents the company positively and professionally

Working Conditions

  • Corporate office or plant environment

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

  • Valid drivers license

Desired Qualifications

  • Understanding of basic engineering theories and principles

  • Understanding of the basic practices of researching engineering and design issues, evaluating alternatives, making sound recommendations, and preparing and presenting recommendations

  • Understanding of the basic principles of project management

  • Ability to deal with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds

  • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Passing grade on the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam

  • Experience in the utility industry

Specific Requirements

  • Some travel required

Travel Requirements

5-15%

Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable)No

Represented/Union PositionNo

Visa Sponsored PositionNo

Posting Expiration Date

Tuesday, April 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.

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