Friday , March 1 2024

Power Careers Program – Duke Careers

Website Duke Energy

Job Description:

Students must be considered full-time under community college requirements. This is a work study program and students will work approximately 10 weeks (40 hrs. per week) during the summer semester and up to 20 hrs. per week during each Fall/Spring semester and are required to work a minimum of three semesters to be considered for the program. Selected applicants must live within a 50-mile radius of the power generation site.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Required to work in all areas of the power plant, operating 24 hours a day, 365 days a year; includes exposure to heat, cold, noise, dust and humidity
  • Ability to attend various training classes
  • All students are required to adhere to safety, environmental, and Code of Business Ethics policies as directed by Duke Energy

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to wear all required personal protective safety equipment and work in confined spaces
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to work at heights and from suspended work platforms
  • Ability to walk, bend, stoop, kneel, push, pull, climb ladders, work in extreme heat or cold, walk/work on grating surfaces at extreme heights, and enter vessels or equipment with limited access
  • Must live within a 50 mile radius of the power generation site

Qualification & Experience:

  • Minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 out of 4.0 from community college
  • Must have completed 12 credit hours but not more than 52 credit hours
  • Full-time student enrolled in a two-year AAS degree program in one of the following curriculums: Electric Power Production Technology, Electronics Engineering Technology,
  • Electrical/Electronic Technology (Electrical Systems Technology), Mechanical Engineering Technology, Industrial Systems Technology, Industrial Electronics Technology, General
  • Engineering Technology, Mechatronics, and Welding Technology
  • Available to work a minimum of three semesters while attending school

Job Details:

Company: Duke Energy

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Reidsville, NC, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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