LG&E and KU Energy Craft-Worker Intern I - Telecommunications Technician in Lexington, Kentucky
*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.
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.
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.
500 Stone Road
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.
Craft-Worker Intern I - Telecommunications Technician