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Duke Energy Transmission Substation Learner or Transmission Substation Technician I in Greenville, South Carolina

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

Position Summary:

This is the first or entry craft level of the Substation Tech hierarchy. A Substation Technician Learner will assist a higher-level technician in activities associated substation construction and maintenance. Incumbents are expected to develop intermediate skills and the ability to work with greater independence.

Substation Technician Learner performs the following with Direct Oversight:

  • Clearly understand the importance of company safe work practices and safety rules.

  • Basic understanding of the Human Performance Tools and requirements.

  • Basic understanding of the isolation of substation equipment and grounding practices.

  • Demonstrates good verbal and written communications skills.

  • Basic understanding of electrical drawings (substation equipment schematics and power system drawings).

  • Basic understanding NERC compliance and the importance for accurate data and timely completion of assigned work.

  • Basic electrical and mechanical troubleshooting skills.

  • Develops the ability to think methodically and arrange activities in logical order.

  • Basic understanding of pneumatics and hydraulics systems.

  • Exposure to Transmission and Distribution system switching activities.

  • Develop a basic understanding of AC and DC basic principles.

  • Demonstrate the basic ability to operate bucket, digger derrick truck and other areal devices.

    Key Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated availability for after- hour’s work.

  • Strives to continually improve job-related, technical and professional knowledge, skills, and performance.

  • Develops positive working relationships and effective oral and written communication skills.

  • Supports the company's goals and represents the company positively and professionally.

  • Demonstrated ability to pass panel review by meeting or exceeding requirements for step progression.

  • Ability to work in a diverse environment with individuals from various socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.

  • Basic written and oral communication skills.

  • Must be capable of working on elevated work surface.

  • Ability to pass any required background check for NERC/CIP/Nuclear compliance.

  • Must pass appropriate level of Duke aptitude test.

  • Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs.

    Minimum Requirements for Transmission Substation Learner

  • Must have a valid State Driver’s License and the ability to obtain a CDL Class A Driver’s License

  • High School diploma or equivalent

    Minimum Requirements for Transmission Substation Technician I

  • Must have a valid State Driver’s License and the ability to obtain a CDL Class A Driver’s License.

  • High School diploma or equivalent and minimum 1 years of Transmission or Distribution substation maintenance or construction experience or equivalent job-related and educational experience.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Associate Degree in Engineering Technology or equivalent experience or training (e.g. military)

  • · Software skills including word process, email, spreadsheets etc.

Additional Preferred Qualifications

  • Strives to continually improve job-related, technical and professional knowledge, skills, and performance.

  • Develops positive working relationships and effective oral and written communication skills.

  • Supports the company's goals and represents the company positively and professionally.

  • Demonstrated ability to pass panel review by meeting or exceeding requirements for step progression.

  • Software skills including word process, email, spreadsheets etc.

  • Basic written and oral communication skills.

  • Must have a permanent residence approximately forty-five minutes from their base location.

Working Conditions

  • Demonstrated availability for after- hour’s work

  • Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs.

  • Ability to work in a diverse environment with individuals from various socio-economic and cultural backgrounds

  • Must be capable of working on elevated work surfaces

  • This position contains a weight restriction of 275 pounds as an essential function of the job. The purpose of this restriction is to ensure that all weight rated equipment is used in an appropriate and safe manner within maximum allowed weight loading.

  • This position is based out on North and South Carolina

Specific Requirements

  • Must have a valid State Driver’s License and the ability to obtain a CDL Class A Driver’s License

  • Ability to pass any required background check for NERC/CIP/Nuclear compliance

  • Must pass appropriate level of Duke aptitude test

Travel Requirements

5-15%

Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable) No

Represented/Union Position No

Visa Sponsored Position No

Posting Expiration Date

Thursday, May 30, 2024

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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