LG&E and KU Energy Craft-Worker Intern I - Power Plant Operator in Ghent, Kentucky
Perform maintenance activities as required to maintain, repair, inspect, install, rebuild, construct, and troubleshoot various power plant equipment.
Assist in startup 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.
Assist employees in carrying out work assignments.
Clean equipment undergoing repairs, handle and move material, supplies and equipment in connection with the work and work area.
Be able to learn to make and read simple drawings and sketches.
Prepare and take the Edison Electrical Institute (EEI) POSS/MASS test measuring job responsive aptitude, ability to retain knowledge, and problem solving skills.
Perform other duties as assigned by management.
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 an hourly basis.
Industrial work environment. Includes exposure to the elements (heat, cold, rain, wind etc.). Work may include heights (ladders, platforms, stairs, etc.) and proximity to high-voltage electricity.
Required Education & Experience:
Must be currently enrolled and pursuing a degree in a technical field. Applicable degree fields include Engineering and Electronics Technology, Applied Process Technology, or a related field.
Minimum 2.50 GPA.
9485 Highway 42 East
This is an intern level position. Intern will gain practical, hands-on experience in the utility industry under close supervision. This position will provide challenging assignments, networking opportunities, and a chance to learn from experienced energy industry professionals.
Craft-Worker Intern I - Power Plant Operator