Engineer I

Posted: 6 years81 months349 weeks2449 days ago

Company/Organization: Duke Energy

Location: Florence, Hartsville, Sumter



Depending upon the desired qualifications of the successful candidate, the hiring manager may elect to fill this position at a higher level within the job hierarchy.

This is the entry level of the Engineering classification hierarchy.  Employees at this entry level solve problems in engineering areas of specialization with close supervision.  Incumbents are expected to develop skills, and the ability to work with greater independence. They have knowledge of fundamental concepts and procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides engineering/technical expertise and guidance in the identification, analysis and resolution of routine problems in area of expertise.
  • Assists in the accomplishment of business goals and objectives through effective planning, organizing, estimating, scheduling and monitoring of work activities under the guidance of higher-level employees.
  • Prepares thorough and accurate technical reports, correspondence, documentation, calculations and sketches associated with the resolution of routine technical problems.
  • Conducts basic engineering studies requiring little evaluation or ingenuity.
  • Possesses knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices and procedures.
  • Develops positive working relationships to effectively coordinate work activities.  Demonstrates effective oral and written communication skills.  Maintains accurate records and files.
  • Supports the company's goals and represents the company positively and professionally.


Work location for this position is flexible to Florence, Sumter and Hartsville, SC and will be determined at time of offer.

Basic Qualifications

  • Graduation from a four-year college or university with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering (NOT Engineering Technology) from an ABET accredited program. A Master's degree in engineering will be considered in lieu of the B. S. engineering degree.

Desired Qualifications

  • Understanding of basic engineering theories and principles.
  • Understanding of basic 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. 
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Passing grade on the Engineering Fundamentals Exam.
  • Understanding of basic principles of project management.
  • Experience in the utility industry.
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