LG&E and KU Energy Engineer Co-op/Intern - Electrical in Lexington, Kentucky

Title Engineer Co-op/Intern - Electrical

Requisition ID 4365BR

Address 500 Stone Road

City Lexington

State Kentucky

Job Function Intern/Coop

Position Purpose Gain experience and exposure to practical engineering applications within the utility industry. Individual normally works under close supervision; performs a variety of projects that have specific instructions and expected results.

Seeking an Electrical Engineering major only to work Full Time (40 hours) during the summer, and PART TIME (12-20 hours/week) during the fall/spring semesters. Must be currently enrolled in school full-time, pursuing a bachelor’s degree.

Required Education & Experience Available full time during the summer, and part time during the fall/spring semesters

Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree and have completed sophomore year with declared major in Electrical Engineering

Minimum 2.5 GPA

Job Description Operations Center Distribution Engineering: Co-op will be immersed in increasing levels of responsibility regards the design, construction, maintenance, and protection of the electrical distribution system; this will include hands-on opportunities to learn theories on overhead and underground systems, overcurrent protection, line capacitor installation, and other power quality and electrical service initiatives. Co-op will split time between fieldwork and computer applications.

Identifies opportunities for improvement and/or suggests improved methods.

Gathers, correlates, and analyzes specific data using established procedures.

Performs detailed and/or routine engineering assignments involving established calculations, tests and analysis.

Performs a variety of routine tasks that will improve the individual’s familiarization with the engineering methods, practices, and programs of the Company.

Supports operating and maintenance functions with engineering analysis, troubleshooting, problem identification, problem resolution activities.

Assists Senior Engineers and/or Engineer I, II and III with large projects, as needed.

Assists with the development of station/engineering goals, objectives, budgets, programs and procedures.

Plans and controls all activities so as to provide an accident-free work place.

Conducts work activities with regard to environmental rules and regulations.

Regularly reviews assignments to assure optimum efficiency and cost effectiveness.

Performs other duties as directed by management.

Work Conditions Office and field environment. Some positions might require ability to work in adverse climate conditions and physical nature of work may require climbing in and out of mills, boilers and walking on grated sidewalks up to 50 feet in the air.

Physical Effort Combination of office and field work.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Louisville Gas & Electric and Kentucky Utilities (LG&E and KU) is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace.

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