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Transmission Substation Tech Learner

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Duke Energy Corporation Spartanburg , SC 29306

Posted 2 months ago

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Position Summary

Substation Technician Learner

This is the first or entry craft level of the Substation Tech hierarchy. A Substation Technician Learner will assist a higher level technician in activities associated substation construction and maintenance. Incumbents are expected to develop intermediate skills and the ability to work with greater independence.

Substation Technician Learner performs the following with Direct Oversight:

  • Clearly understand the importance of company safe work practices and safety rules

  • Basic understanding of the Human Performance Tools and requirements

  • Basic understanding of the isolation of substation equipment and grounding practices

  • Demonstrates good verbal and written communications skills

  • Basic understanding of electrical drawings (substation equipment schematics and power system drawings)

  • Basic understanding NERC compliance and the importance for accurate data and timely completion of assigned work

  • Basic electrical and mechanical troubleshooting skills

  • Develops the ability to think methodically and arrange activities in logical order

  • Basic understanding of pneumatics and hydraulics systems

  • Exposure to Transmission and Distribution system switching activities

  • Develop a basic understanding of AC and DC basic principles

  • Demonstrate the basic ability to operate bucket, digger derrick truck and other areal devices

Key Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated availability for after- hour's work

  • Strives to continually improve job-related, technical and professional knowledge, skills, and performance

  • Develops positive working relationships and effective oral and written communication skills

  • Supports the company's goals and represents the company positively and professionally

  • Demonstrated ability to pass panel review by meeting or exceeding requirements for step progression

  • Ability to work in a diverse environment with individuals from various socio-economic and cultural backgrounds

  • Basic written and oral communication skills

  • Must be capable of working on elevated work surfaces

  • Ability to pass any required back ground check for NERC/CIP/Nuclear compliance

  • Must pass appropriate level of Duke aptitude test

Minimum Requirement:

  • Must have a valid State Driver's License and the ability to obtain a CDL Class A Driver's License

  • High School diploma or equivalent

Specific Requirement:

  • Candidates must have the ability to lift and carry 75lbs

  • Must have a permanent residence within 45 minutes from their base location.

  • This position contains a weight restriction of 275 pounds as an essential function of the job. The purpose of this restriction is to ensure that all weight rated equipment is used in an appropriate and safe manner within maximum allowed weight loading.

Desired:

  • Associate Degree in Engineering Technology or equivalent experience or training (e.g. military)
  • Software skills including word process, email, spreadsheets etc

Travel Requirements
5-15%

Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable)No

Represented/Union PositionNo

Visa Sponsored PositionNo

Posting Expiration Date

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

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.


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Transmission Substation Tech Learner

Expired Job

Duke Energy Corporation