LG&E and KU Energy Electric System Coordinator I, II or III in Simpsonville, Kentucky



Electric System Coordinator I, II or III

Job Description:

Monitors and controls the transmission system.

  • Coordinates equipment maintenance outages for internal equipment and coordinates with neighboring utilities and the Reliability Coordinator if necessary.

  • Monitor and maintain proper transmission system voltage and coordinates with neighboring utilities to control interconnected voltage across the bulk transmission system.

  • Independently direct and coordinate the restoration of electrical service to wide areas of the state after storm outages and equipment failures of high voltage transmission facilities.

  • Coordinates the testing of lines, bus sections and transformers with the transmission service groups and substation maintenance department during power outages.

  • Maintains daily logs for transmission system operations, AVR control, Voltage Deviation, develop Line Outage Request and Equipment Failure Reports for both normal and emergency operation and various other system logs.

  • Prepare disturbance reports for major bulk electrical system equipment failures.

  • Coordinates Line-Loading-Relief procedures with transmission engineering support staff and follow directives as given by the TVA Reliability Coordinator.

  • Performs all necessary balancing authority functions (e.g., monitoring of ACE, monitor interchange scheduling, tie line monitoring, hourly and daily tie line checkout, time error correction, transmission system monitoring, etc.) and all others as deemed necessary by management.

  • Work with Reliability Coordinator when re-dispatch of generation is required to maintain system reliability if compromised.

  • Maintain and update transmission system information as required when provided by transmission engineering support staff.

  • Monitor and ensure remote operation of substations via the Energy Management System (EMS) and by directing Field Operations.

  • Works with Operations Support Engineers to develop operational changes and maintain up-to-date data.

  • Performs other duties as assigned by management.

Requisition ID:




Physical Effort:

Low degree of danger or hazard associated with job. Primarily sitting with optional standing or walking.

Preferred Qualifications:

Proficient in PC word processing and spreadsheet applications. Above average ability to analyze and evaluate technical material and data. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must achieve and/or maintain applicable NERC system operator certification status every 3 years. Must exhibit exceptional job performance, demonstrated company oriented leadership, be able to assume group leader responsibilities when necessary, and contribute above and beyond required normal job responsibilities.

Work Conditions:

Regular attendance is essential for satisfactory performance in this position. Position requires individual to work a rotating shift schedule.

Normal office environment.

Required Education & Experience:

Minimum of Associates Degree in engineering/electrical technology, mathematics, or related technical discipline. May be offset by technical knowledge and proficiencies acquired through minimum of 5 years work-related experience in the power industry, including electrical substations, line maintenance and/or generation. Electric System Coordinator I –No previous system operations experience. Understanding of real time operations and NERC System Operator certification desired.


55 King Brook Parkway



Job Function:

Transmission Operations

Position Purpose:

Responsible for operating the LG&E and KU transmission systems to ensure security and reliability. Activities may include coordinating equipment maintenance outages, maintaining system voltage, coordinating transmission and energy schedules, and performing all necessary balancing authority functions as mandated by FERC, NERC and SERC reliability standards, operating policies and codes of conduct.



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.