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Substation Engineer I - Plainfield IN

Company name
Duke Energy Corporation

Plainfield, IN

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Substation Engineer I - Plainfield, IN','139381','!*!This position is for an Electrical Engineer in the Substation Engineering Department.  The department is responsible for designing the physical layout for new substations, expansions to existing substations, upgrades, and failing equipment replacements that require engineering efforts to retrofit with the latest equipment.  Substation Engineering is responsible for site grading, foundation design, structural design and analysis, and electrical analysis for grounding and lightning protection.  We are a diverse group of civil engineers, electrical engineers, and designer/drafters that all work together to contribute to our projects success.

This is the entry level of the Engineering classification hierarchy. Employees at this entry level solve problems in

engineering areas of specialization with close supervision. Incumbents are expected to develop skills, and the ability to work with greater independence. They have knowledge of fundamental concepts and procedures.

With Close Supervision:

Provides engineering/technical expertise and guidance in the identification, analysis and resolution of routine problems in 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, correspondence, 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 oral and written communication skills. Maintains accurate records and files.

Supports the company's goals and represents the company positively and professionally.','!*!Basic Requirements

- Graduation from a four-year college or university with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited program. A Master's degree in Electrical Engineering will be considered in lieu of the B.S. Electrical Engineering.

- Understanding of basic engineering theories and principles.

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

Desired Qualifications

- Understanding of basic principles of project management.

- Good written and oral communication skills

- Good Information Technology skills - such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, E-mail

- Passing grade on the Engineering Fundamentals Exam (FE)

- Experience in the utility industry.

- Experience in Substation Engineering

- Experience in Ground Grid Analysis, Lightning Protection, and/or Electrical Equipment Specifications','Engineering','Indiana-Plainfield-DE Busn Svcs-Plainfield,IN (WPPLF)','','Full-time','','Oct 12, 2017','Oct 27, 2017','Yes','Yes','','','No','No','No','No','Substation Engineer I - Plainfield, IN

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Duke Energy Corporation
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Company Profile
Duke Energy makes life better for millions of people every day by providing electric and gas services in a sustainable way – affordable, reliable and clean. We are the largest electric power holding company in the United States, supplying and delivering energy to approximately 7.2 million U.S. customers. We have approximately 57,700 megawatts of electric generating capacity in the Carolinas, the Midwest and Florida – and natural gas distribution services in Ohio and Kentucky. 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.

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