LG&E and KU Energy O&M Technician Intern I in Louisville, Kentucky
O&M Technician Intern I
Assist with simple repair work requiring an entry-level degree of skill to work with the following:
Combustion/steam turbine instrument, electrical and mechanical maintenance including calibration/testing, installation, troubleshooting, repairs, preventive maintenance on all plant equipment including process control equipment, generators, motors, pumps, batteries, transformers, regulators, valves, circuit breakers, switches, instrumentation, control relays, and additional auxiliary equipment.
Assist with predictive and preventive maintenance work by inspecting, monitoring, lubricating, troubleshooting and testing plant equipment.
Assist in start up and shut down of plant equipment including monitoring and operating plant and responding to events and emergencies.
Assist in operating controls and devices for proper plant operation. Coordinate unit operation with Generation Dispatch and Transmission Operations as required.
Must be able to lift 70 lbs. from the ground to the height of 30 inches on a daily basis and 50 lbs. from waist level to chest on a daily basis; Typical equipment/materials that must be lifted includes but is not limited to tools, materials, lifting bars, valves; Able to climb up and down stairs and vertical ladders unassisted on a hourly basis.
Industrial work environment including significant outdoor work with exposure to the elements (i.e., heat, cold, wet, etc.). Work may include ladders, platforms, and uneven work surfaces. Dust and debris associated with handling of fuels and fuel by-products. Respirator use may required at times.
Required Education & Experience:
Must be enrolled in an applicable two-year technical degree program.
Must maintain a 2.5 GPA or higher.
5252 Cane Run Road
Operations and Maintenance Technician Interns will work with more experience employees to learn the the safe operation and maintenance of combustion and steam turbine generators, heat recovery steam generators, and auxiliary equipment.
To be eligible for the position, the intern must be enrolled in an applicable two-year technical degree program.
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.