Duke Energy Job Openings For Hydro I&C Tech I

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Job Description:

Operation, monitoring, preventive maintenance, and repair of basic mechanical, electrical, and instrumentation equipment associated with the safe and reliable operation of Hydro stations.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform monitoring, testing, maintenance/performance checks, calibration of mechanical, pneumatic and electronic systems.
  • Operate test equipment such as voltmeter, Hart Communicator, GE/Fanuc Hand Held Monitor, RTD Tester, Specific Battery Tester, pressure gauges, voltage/current sources, and temperature sources.
  • Troubleshoot, repair and calibrate pressure transmitters, RTD’s, valve positioners, valve actuators.
  • Troubleshoot, repair, and calibrate all other station monitoring, recording and unit systems, station/generator alarms, forebay/tailrace gauges, etc.
  • Prepare, set up and conduct plant equipment performance testing. Review data and report abnormalities in Maximo work order system
  • Understand and use plant drawings, blueprints and manuals.
  • Monitor equipment performance through tests and analysis.
  • Operate powerhouse crane, forklifts and trucks.

Job Requirements:

  • Duke Energy Intern/Power Career students
  • Two year associate degree in electrical or electronics, or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of logic relaying and protective relaying
  • Demonstrated ability to use electrical drawings and schematics to troubleshoot problems.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform mechanical maintenance work task
  • Two years’ experience of working in a power plant environment
  • Demonstrated knowledge of PLC’s.
  • Demonstrated initiative to take leadership roles and act as a team player.
  • Demonstrated active usage of human performance improvement tools – i.e. pre-job briefs, SOS cards, procedure adherence, STOP when unsafe/uncertain, etc.

Qualification & Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Experience with troubleshooting electrical/instrumentation equipment
  • Experience reading electrical diagrams, schematics, and one-line drawings.
  • Experience utilizing electrical/instrumentation test equipment
  • Experience with switching and clearing electrical equipment
  • Experience with mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic applications
  • Experience with seals, pumps, valves and bearings
  • Experience with PC’s and other computer equipment

Job Details:

Company:  Duke Energy

Vacancy Type: Part Time

Job Functions: Engineering

Job Location: Tuckasegee, NC, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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