Duke Energy Careers – Lead Engineer

Website Duke Energy

Job Description:

The Lead Engineer is at the specialist level of the Engineering classification hierarchy. Employees at this level solve complex problems, manage work , and provide leadership to others in engineering areas of specialization, with minimal supervision and increased latitude for un-reviewed work. The Lead Engineer serves in lead roles providing guidance to others. They are also expected to have advanced skills and have the ability to work independently.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Supports the company’s goals and represents the company positively and professionally.
  • Possesses and applies a broad knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures; demonstrates ability to analyze and recommend enhancements to business processes and develops standards relevant to area of assignment. Keeps abreast of new developments, technologies procedures and equipment.
  • Ensures accomplishment of business goals and objectives through effective planning, organizing, estimating, scheduling and monitoring of work activities where only limited standardization exists; handles differing situations which require searching for solutions within area of expertise.
  • Conducts engineering and related studies with full technical responsibility for planning and coordinating complex projects; applies extensive technical expertise to manage projects and disseminate knowledge to enhance the organizational unit’s competitive position.
  • Prepares thorough and accurate technical reports, correspondence, documentation, calculations and sketches with the ability to conduct analysis and recommend process enhancements and standards relative to area of assignment.
  • Develops positive working relationships to effectively coordinate work activities. Demonstrates effective oral and written communication skills. Maintains accurate records and files.
  • Coaches and mentors other engineering and non-degreed engineering professionals.
  • Provides engineering/technical expertise and guidance in the identification, analysis and resolution of complex problems in area of expertise with the ability to visualize long-term results and assess impacts on a system-wide basis.

Job Requirements:

  • Skilled principles of project management
  • Skilled in engineering theories and principles
  • Skilled in the practices of researching engineering and design issues, evaluating alternatives, making sound recommendations and preparing and presenting recommendations
  • Extensive knowledge of distribution line and substation equipment, design, configuration, and protection concepts

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experience in the utility industry
  • Extensive experience with power flow modeling and distribution planning concepts
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated Leadership Experience / Capability
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited program
  • A Master’s degree in Engineering will be considered in lieu of the B.S. Engineering degree
  • In addition to required degree, 8 years related work experience

Job Details:

Company: Duke Energy

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Winston Salem, NC, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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