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Natural Gas T & D Engineering is responsible for the design and support of a natural gas local distribution company system including pipelines, meter and regulator sets, stations, and valve installations. The engineering group offers qualified students, in ABET accredited engineering programs leading to a Bachelor of Science Degree, the opportunity to work in various areas on a rotational basis as part of the engineering cooperative program. This co-op will undertake short-term responsibilities which may involve any or all the following: research, field measurement, system planning, project design and management, process development, engineering calculations, data entry, and documentation in support of pipeline or facilities related projects.
The student selected will be assigned to specific operations related work needs once on board. In addition of the Microsoft suite of software, other software applications utilized by electric and gas utilities may be used.
This co-op position is open for students pursuing degrees in undergraduate studies in Mechanical Engineering or Civil Engineering. In addition to working within your discipline, you may be asked to work across a multi-engineering discipline platform.
Work location will be in the Cincinnati, OH area with possible occasional travel within the Duke Energy service territory.
Currently enrolled and pursuing a four-year degree in Mechanical or Civil Engineering at an ABET accredited college or university.
Enrolled in the co-op program at an accredited college or university
Cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher
Ability to work a minimum of three non-contiguous co-op sessions
Experience with the Microsoft Office Suite software
Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills
Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
Demonstrates ability to provide the quantity and quality of work necessary to reach an accomplishment
Demonstrated leadership qualities through effective decision making
Works effectively with others from diverse backgrounds to achieve common goal
Ability to deliver superior results within allocated time through effective prioritization, scheduling, planning and execution of assigned work
Demonstrates tenacity by remaining persistence in the face of difficulty
Demonstrated technical proficiency in use of computers, software, and engineering applications
Desire to pursue a career in the energy industry
Previous engineering work experience
Required to wear personal protective equipment (hardhat, safety glasses, appropriate clothing, ear plugs, fall protection, etc.) as needed
Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs
Office and field environment - requires walking, light lifting, infrequent climbing, and occasional exposure to temperature and noise
Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable)No
Visa Sponsored PositionNo
Posting Expiration Date
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
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.
Duke Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the laws set forth in the Department of Labor EEO Poster and Supplement.