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LG&E and KU Energy Craft-Worker Intern I - Telecommunications Technician in Lexington, Kentucky

6445BR

Job Description:

*Position may be filled at Pineville Operations Center 48 KU Drive Fourmile, KY 40939 OR Lexington Radio Shop 500 Stone Road Lexington, KY 40503*

Must be knowledgeable of and follow all safety rules, procedures and practices.

  • Ability to absorb information, apply conceptual skills in practical applications, and achieve desired results in a highly technical, operating environment.

  • Must effectively deal with the rapid technological and business changes.

  • Perform work in a responsible and cooperative manner to facilitate a positive working environment.

  • Analyze and troubleshoot telecommunications issues, which require moderate resolution.

  • Install and maintain telecommunications equipment.

  • Understand basic documentation and schematic drawings.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Requisition ID:

6445BR

State:

Kentucky

Physical Effort:

At times, heavy manual labor is a requirement. The candidate must be able to perform the physical requirements of the position in varying weather conditions.

Work Conditions:

Hours will be flexible around the intern’s school schedule with a minimum of 20 hours per week. Full-time hours could potentially be available if the student’s schedule allows.

Required Education & Experience:

Must be currently enrolled and pursuing an Associate’s Degree in a technical field. Applicable degree fields include Engineering and Electronics Technology, Industrial Electricity, Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related field. To remain in the position a 2.5 GPA or higher must be sustained throughout the intern program. Above average interpersonal written and verbal communication skills are essential.

Address:

500 Stone Road

City:

Lexington

Job Function:

Intern/Coop

Position Purpose:

As a Telecom Technician Intern you will have the opportunity to utilize and expand upon the skillsets and knowledge you have gained in the classroom to perform a variety of highly technical tasks. Our interns work alongside skilled industry professionals to perform duties associated with VOIP telephony, IP routing and switching equipment, microwave/fiber optics transmission equipment, two-way radios, substation equipment, and other cutting-edge technologies.

External Title:

Craft-Worker Intern I - Telecommunications Technician

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