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Duke Energy RRE Craft Internship Program in Salem, South Carolina

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Build an exciting, rewarding career with us – help us make a difference for millions of people every day. Consider joining the Duke Energy team, where you'll find a friendly work environment, opportunities for growth and development, recognition for your work, and competitive pay and benefits.

Please attach your current unofficial transcript in order to be considered for this position.

Program Summary

The Duke Energy "Regulated and Renewable Energy (RRE) Craft Internship Program" is designed to provide students with hands on experience in the daily operations and maintenance of fossil/hydro generating facilities in Duke Energy’s North Carolina and South Carolina territory. Students seeking a two-year AAS degree from an accredited community college in one of the following curriculums will be considered: Electric Power Production Technology, Electronics Engineering Technology, Electrical/Electronic Technology (Electrical Systems Technology), Mechanical Engineering Technology, Industrial Systems Technology, Industrial Electronics Technology, General Engineering Technology, Mechatronics, and Welding Technology.

Students must be considered full-time under community college requirements. This is a work study program and students will work approximately 10 weeks (40 hours per week) during the summer semester and up to 20 hours per week during each Fall/Spring semester. Students are required to work a minimum of three semesters to be considered for the program. Selected applicants must live within a 50 mile radius of a power generation site.

Applicants must be successful with the completion of all standard pre-employment test(s).

Working Conditions and Safety Behaviors

  • Ability to attend various training classes.

  • All students are required to adhere to safety, environmental, and Code of Business Ethics policies as directed by Duke Energy.

  • Required to work in all areas of a power plant - operating 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. This includes exposure to heat, cold, noise, dust and humidity.

Basic/Required Qualifications

  • Full-time student enrolled in a two-year AAS degree program in one of the following curriculums: Electric Power Production Technology, Electronics Engineering Technology, Electrical/Electronic Technology (Electrical Systems Technology), Mechanical Engineering Technology, Industrial Systems Technology, Industrial Electronics Technology, General Engineering Technology, Mechatronics, and Welding Technology.

  • Minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.75, out of 4.0, from a community college.

  • Must have completed 12 credit hours, but not more than 52 credit hours.

  • Available to work a minimum of three semesters while attending school.

Desired Qualifications

  • Demonstrated written and verbal communications skills (i.e., expresses self clearly, is an active listener, and disagrees with others in a constructive manner).

  • Demonstrated proficiency in utilizing basic computer skills (e.g., Microsoft Outlook, Excel, etc.).

  • Demonstrated good organizational skills.

  • Experience in positions where you had to follow safety processes and procedures.

  • Experience in positions where you had to develop and maintain positive working relationships.

  • Demonstrated mechanical and/or electrical aptitude and problem-solving skills.

  • Demonstrated leadership ability (i.e., holds self-accountable, maintains composure under stress, able to multi-task, etc.).

  • Demonstrated diagnostic and analytical skills.

  • Experience using industrial tools and equipment (e.g., man lifts, forklifts, etc.).

  • Acts with a sense of urgency, perseveres in the face of problems, and follows through on commitments.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently.

  • Demonstrated technical problem-solving skills.

  • Willing to learn and apply basic mechanical skills (i.e., learns from experience, seeks feedback from others, and uses feedback to improve performance).

Specific Requirements

  • Must live within a 50 mile radius of the power generation site.

  • Ability to walk, bend, stoop, kneel, push, pull, climb ladders, work in extreme heat or cold, work on grating surfaces at extreme heights, and enter vessels or equipment with limited access.

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

  • Ability to work at heights, from suspended platforms, and in confined spaces.

  • Ability to wear all required personal protective safety equipment.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license.

Travel Requirements

5-15%

Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable) No

Represented/Union Position No

Visa Sponsored Position No

Posting Expiration Date

Monday, February 7, 2022

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.

Brighter opportunities. Brighter futures. Duke Energy values ideas that come from a diverse and inclusive workforce, and we’re dedicated to providing a work environment where all people are valued, respected and able to reach their full potential. Duke Energy is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, including but not limited to lactation, religion, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, military status, or protected veteran status. Duke Energy complies with all applicable state, federal and local laws, regulations and ordinances prohibiting discrimination.

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