LG&E and KU Energy Engineer Co-op - Electrical in Louisville, Kentucky



Engineer Co-op - Electrical

Job Description:

Substation Construction and Maintenance: Co-op will learn Distribution Equipment Tracking System and conduct field/shop inspections to research and verify information. Also receive in-depth training and experience with computer-aided drafting system to make corrections and edits to switching diagrams for substations and become familiar with power transmission and distribution systems. Gain hands-on experience with substation maintenance and control and relay testing.

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.

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Physical Effort:

Standing, sitting, walking.

Work Conditions:

Combination of office and field work.

Required Education & Experience:

Available full time during the Spring 2019 semester (January - May)

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

Minimum 2.5 GPA


4664 Jennings Lane



Job Function:


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 Electrical Engineering majors only to work Full Time (40 hours) during the Spring 2019 semester (January - May). Must be currently enrolled in school full-time, pursuing a bachelor’s degree.



All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, perceived disability or any other protected characteristic as may be defined by applicable law.