Saturday , April 1 2023

Transmission Engineering – Duke Energy Careers

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Job Description:

  • Transmission Engineering offers qualified students, in accredited engineering programs leading to a Bachelor of Science Degree, the opportunity to work in various areas of engineering on a rotational basis as part of the engineering cooperative program. Transmission Engineering manages the design, assessment and analysis of substations and transmission facilities throughout the Duke Energy service area. This department is also responsible for any upgrades to these facilities to ensure safe and reliable operation of the assets. Engineering co-ops will work alongside staff engineers who manage equipment reliability and perform analysis and design of structures, systems and components within Duke Energy’s transmission system. Rotational positions are available in Transmission Line Engineering, Protection & Controls Engineering, System Standards, Substation Engineering, Asset Management, Transmission Planning, Siting Permitting & Engagement and Project Management.
  • This co-op position is open for students pursuing degrees in undergraduate studies in Electrical Engineering and Civil Engineering from an ABET-accredited program. In addition to working within your discipline, you may be asked to work across a multi-engineering discipline platform.
  • This co-op position will be based in our Carolinas East region of Duke Energy Progress and may require travel to various facilities within the area.

Job Responsibilities:

  • SPCC Plan (Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure) modification and creation
  • Regulatory permitting support (ex: erosion control, storm water management)
  • Discrete project involvement and assistance to senior engineers and technologists or to project managers.
  • Relay programming and wiring diagram design for microprocessor based relays and protection systems
  • Transmission line design of structure specification and placement as well as conductor sag and tension
  • Physical substation design (foundations, structures, electrical connections and ratings, equipment specifications, bills-of-material, CAD work)
  • Transmission system studies and analyses to support NERC Planning Standards and day-to-day operations of the bulk electric power system
  • CAD use for conceptual and final detail designs and as-builts
  • Equipment monitoring and data collection and analysis for trending and assessment
  • Office and field environment – requires walking, light lifting, infrequent climbing, and occasional exposure to temperature and noise

Job Requirements:

  • Valid driver’s license
  • Currently enrolled and pursuing a four-year degree in Electrical or Civil Engineering from an ABET-accredited program. (ABET Accreditation can be verified here:
  • Ability to work a minimum of three non-contiguous co-op sessions
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.75

Qualification & Experience:

  • Class status as a Sophomore or Junior preferred
  • Demonstrated technical proficiency in use of computers, software, and engineering applications (CAD tools, MFAD, STAAD Pro, MatLab, PSS/E, PowerWorld)
  • Demonstrates ability to provide the quantity and quality of work necessary to reach an accomplishment
  • Ability to deliver superior results within allocated time through effective prioritization, scheduling, planning and execution of assigned work
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Previous engineering work experience
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities through effective decision making
  • Works effectively with others from diverse backgrounds to achieve common goal
  • Demonstrates tenacity by remaining persistence in the face of difficulty

Job Details:

Company: Duke Energy

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Raleigh, NC, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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