Transmission Substation Tech Learner – Duke Energy Jobs

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Job Description:

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.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Clearly understand the importance of company safe work practices and safety rules
  • Basic understanding NERC compliance and the importance for accurate data and timely completion of assigned work
  • Demonstrates good verbal and written communications skills
  • Basic understanding of the Human Performance Tools and requirements
  • Basic understanding of the isolation of substation equipment and grounding practices
  • Basic understanding of electrical drawings (substation equipment schematics and power system drawings)
  • Exposure to Transmission and Distribution system switching activities
  • Develops the ability to think methodically and arrange activities in logical order
  • Basic understanding of pneumatics and hydraulics systems
  • Demonstrate the basic ability to operate bucket, digger derrick truck and other areal devices
  • Basic electrical and mechanical troubleshooting skills
  • Develop a basic understanding of AC and DC basic principles

Job Requirements:

  • 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
  • Must pass appropriate level of Duke aptitude test
  • Must have a valid State Driver’s License and the ability to obtain a CDL Class A Driver’s License
  • Must have a permanent residence approximately forty-five minutes from their base location
  • Ability to pass any required back ground check for NERC/CIP/Nuclear compliance
  • 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.

Job Details:

Company: Duke Energy

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Asheville, NC, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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