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LG&E and KU Energy Electrical Engineer (Lexington) in Lexington, Kentucky


Job Description:

Examines and determines options, based upon technical knowledge of work required to meet company construction standards, which meet regulatory requirements and which can be integrated into operational processes.

Routinely interfaces with other departments, other utility companies, outside agencies, and end customers, regarding provision of electric service.

Identifies opportunities for improvement and/or suggests improved methods and gathers, correlates and analyzes specific data using established procedures.

Performs detailed and/or routine engineering assignments involving established calculations, tests and analysis.

Prepares and presents electric construction designs, requiring self-analysis and recommendations, for related system reliability, electric service, and/or engineering activities.

Proposes, justifies, and manages installation of equipment, structures and devices needed for the Company to comply with construction standards and reliability efforts.

Supports operating and maintenance functions with engineering analysis, troubleshooting, problem identification, and problem resolution activities.

Directs the activities of interns, as instructed, as they perform various activities including use of engineering design tools, field tools, etc.

Attends departmental safety meetings and conducts periodical safety audits. Completes required training, including safety courses and regulatory awareness training.

Performs other duties as directed by management.

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Physical Effort:

Mix of sitting, standing, driving, and walking. May have to travel moderate distances on foot over uneven terrain.

Preferred Qualifications:

Ability to use formal engineering training in practical application to utility design assignments.

Work Conditions:

Mix of office and field work hours. May have to cross rough surfaces, climb stairs, or traverse construction sites.

Required Education & Experience:

ABET accredited Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering is required.


500 Stone Road



Job Function:


Position Purpose:

This position is the entering professional engineering level. Individual normally works under close supervision; performs a variety of projects that have specific instructions and expected results. Provides engineering and technical support, oversight and direction related to system reliability and company construction standards.



External Title:

Electrical Engineer (Lexington)