Duke Energy Business Services, LLC Dir Distribution Design Eng - R2898 in Plainfield, Indiana

More than a career - a chance to make a difference in people's lives.Build an exciting, rewarding career with us - help us make a difference for millions of people every day. Consider joining the Duke Energy team, where you'll find a friendly work environment, opportunities for growth and development, recognition for your work, and competitive pay and benefits.Position SummaryThis Position provides leadership and direction for the engineering design and implementation of all system Distribution Construction and Maintenance projects within the assigned zone(s). Focus will be on completing the design execution of all work management projects within the identified and agreed upon time frame. These projects include New Revenue; Joint Use; Lighting; DOT; Capacity Planning; Power Quality, Reliability, and Component Integrity programs. This position will lead, organize and develop the assigned zone(s) engineering workforce to provide reliable service to all distribution customers and internal departments. Additionall y, this position will lead the jurisdictional design functions (routine and major projects) in compliance with all applicable state, federal and corporate requirements, including standards, work methods, procedures, and safe work practices. This position requires intensive interaction and networking skills with peers and stakeholders. The Design Engineering leader will also provide direct support and coaching to individual performers and peers as needed.ResponsibilitiesLeads the Design Engineering team to ensure the provision of reliable and quality service. Manage the engineering design and implementation of all system distribution construction and maintenance projects.Leads and assures that assigned work within the assigned zone(s) is completed according to schedule and in compliance with design and construction standards.Oversees standard work processes are followed by team.Lead, monitor and review quality and performance results.Champions and leads opportunities for improvement.Initiates the development of plans to ensure objectives are achieved and improvement opportunities are addressed.Establishes and communicates expectations to management and supervisory teams.Maintains responsibility for OandM and capital budget execution and monitoring within the zone(s).Provides input and supports development of financial and operational plans for Distribution.Provides oversight and ownership of field operations engineering functions.Direct technical engineering support for internal and external customers. This would entail supporting other departments/areas within the company to achieve overall corporate initiatives and objectives.(Examples: Franchise negotiations, legal issues, community relations, etc).Maintains productive and motivated work force to ensure a cohesive team effort.Manage the engineering staff providing distribution engineering design and technical support. This is including determination of contingency staffing needs. This would entail the scope of quantity, timetable, nature of the delivered engineering product and ultimate quality and contract adherence. Allocate resources within zone(s) to address emergent issues and maximize staff utilization and efficiency. Actively shares information with management and employees.Develop a culture of two way communication, encouraging employee feedback and providing communications to other LeadersEnable employees to make decisions within boundaries.Develop the employee's capability and confidence in dealing with all levels of the Distribution customer base, internal departments, governmental and regulatory officials and all levels of supervision and management. Create diversified work climate with encourages openness, innovation, involvement, teamwork and trust. Develop a culture which supports continuous employee development (training, career development, technical)To provide individual employee feedback to ensure continuous improvement.Ensure safe working c