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Lead Engineer

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Locations: East Bend and Gallagher Stations

The CCP Operations System Owner-Lead Engineer is responsible for work execution processes and oversight in support of the CCP Operating Model principle.

This position will support single or multiple sites dependent on number of activities, and will manage day to day operations and maintenance of station CCP ( active and retired sites), cooling ponds/ lakes and water treatment facilities.

Responsibilities include:

Performing required compliance inspections of the CCP facilities and create required reporting. CCP systems operations and maintenance strategy, oversight of maintenance activities, supporting closure projects, supporting design, execution and commissioning of landfill expansion projects.

Providing oversight for CCP inspection programs, by- products management and landfill operations.

Assisting in development of annual CCP budgets, maintaining awareness of site costs and providing monthly variance reports to budget.

Performing or leading CCP Site Designated Representative in performance of contractor oversight responsibilities.

Ensuring day to day activity is performed in accordance with CCP operating model principles and in conformance with pond(s) / landfill design.

Providing contractor feedback, managing such contracts and supporting contract bid events.

Maintaining Emergency Action Plans.

Responsible for training and drills of response teams, compensatory measures, the oversight of emergency response contractors, and maintaining response stock piles of supplies and materials.

Supporting actual events as designated within the site EAP. Ensuring operational alignment and coordination with operations plant management staff on CCP operations.

Maintaining station specific operations and maintenance manuals and procedures. Supporting CCP continuous improvement activities including Cause Analysis and Corrective Action Programs.

Basic / Required :

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

Minimum of 8 years of engineering experience

Current PE license

Desired Qualifications:

ABET accredited BS Degree in Civil Engineering ( Non-Technology) strongly desired

Experience in the utility industry

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

Ability to deal with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds

Skilled principles of project management

Travel Requirements


Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable)Yes

Represented/Union PositionNo

Visa Sponsored PositionNo

Posting Expiration Date

Monday, February 19, 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.

We are one of the largest electric power holding companies in the United States, supplying and delivering electricity to approximately 7.4 million U.S. customers. We have approximately 52,700 megawatts of electric generating capacity in the Carolinas, the Midwest and Florida - and natural gas distribution services serving more than 1.5 million customers in Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee and the Carolinas. 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.

Regardless of your skill set or specific interest, we're looking for the best and brightest talent in the industry. Our people make us great - and we're always looking for more. Find your career path today at Duke Energy, where it's more than a career - it's a chance to make a difference in people's lives.

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