Thursday , March 30 2023

Duke Energy Jobs – Nuclear and Environmental Health & Safety Paralegal

Website Duke Energy

Job Description:

This position located in Charlotte, NC will support the Nuclear and Environmental Health & Safety Vice President and attorneys on that team in the Office of General Counsel.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist and collaborate with outside counsel and paralegals, as needed
  • Investigate facts and gather documents from existing files, electronic media, and through inquiries of various departments throughout the company; organize and coordinate information that has been gathered
  • Tracking and updating various metrics and reporting using Excel, Teams and other tools
  • Develop and maintain SharePoint sites and Microsoft Team sites, including SFTP sites or other electronic media, as needed
  • Assist with varying legal matters such as investigations, notices of violation, notices of intent, complaints, and draft legal documents under the supervision of an attorney, in an accurate, complete, and timely manner
  • Review, proofread, and cite check various legal documents before submission and compile exhibits
  • Conduct legal research, review applicable legal principles and precedent, and draft memoranda, charts, or other documents with attention to detail using research software (i.e., Lexis Advance) and web-based research tools
  • Track and manage dockets and procedural deadlines to ensure timely response
  • Preparation and execution of legal hold custodian notices
  • Interact with external attorneys, administrative agencies, members of management, in-house attorneys, clients, and other team members in a respectful and professional manner

Qualification & Experience:

  • Paralegal Degree or Bachelor’s Degree
  • At least 2 years related experience as a paralegal in a law firm, corporate legal department or governmental agency handling administrative law matters
  • Experience in conducting legal research and in using web-based research tools
  • Regulated industry or utility experience
  • Familiarity with applicable state and federal rules, particularly relating to Nuclear or Environmental regulatory law
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of computer applications, specifically Microsoft office products such as Outlook, Word, Excel, Teams and PowerPoint
  • Proficient with Lexis Nexis and/or WestLaw legal research tools, including specific regulatory websites
  • Experience with Nuclear Regulatory Commission, state environmental agencies or similar type of administrative agency
  • Bachelor’s degree or Paralegal certificate, or at least 7 years of experience with an in-house legal department or law firm and obtaining a Bachelor’s degree or paralegal certificate within a reasonable amount of time
  • Experience with drafting legal documents

Job Details:

Company: Duke Energy

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Charlotte, NC, US

Application Deadline: N/A

Apply Here