LG&E and KU Energy Protection & Controls Intern I in Louisville, Kentucky



Protection & Controls Intern I

Job Description:

  • Comply with all safety rules, regulations, and procedures applicable to assigned duties.

  • Develop the skills needed to progress to higher classifications through a combination of home study, classroom, and On the Job Training (OJT).

  • Identify any damaged or defective equipment or hazardous conditions and promptly report to supervision.

  • Keep all equipment, tools, materials and work areas in a clean, orderly, and good working condition.

  • Perform such other duties as directed by his/her superior.

  • Assist higher classifications in the performance of assigned work primarily consisting of the installation, maintenance, adjustment, calibration and troubleshooting equipment assigned to Substation P&C.

  • Learn the safe and correct operation of tools and equipment used by Substation P&C and use them properly under the direction and guidance of others.

  • Become familiar with electrical prints, switching diagrams, technical manuals, maintenance and test procedures associated with employees assigned duties.

  • Participate in a Training and Development program and develop a general knowledge of electrical fundamentals, electrical transmission and distribution equipment and its operation, and a basic skill level in routine Substation P&C functions through a combination of classroom, at home and On-The Job Training (OJT) programs.

  • Employee will actively participate in the Safety Training program to learn and follow the specific governmental, corporate and departmental rules, regulations, and procedures applicable to SC&M functions.

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Physical Effort:

Must be able to lift 75 lbs. from the ground to the height of 30 inches and 60 lbs. from waist level to chest on a routine basis. Typical equipment/materials that must be lifted includes but is not limited to tools, materials, parts, insulators. Able to climb up and down stairs and vertical and inclined ladders unassisted on a daily basis.

Work Conditions:

Mix of field and shop work. Exposure to heat, cold, rain, ice, etc. Frequent standing and walking.

Required Education & Experience:

To be considered, all applicants must be enrolled in an applicable two-year technical degree program (Engineering and Electronics Technology, Industrial Electricity, Electrical Engineering Technology, etc.)

  • Have the ability to distinguish colors, and subtle shape and size differences.

  • Willing to work in various environments associated with fulfilling the job duties, which includes working outside in all types of weather conditions and working on and around energized high voltage equipment.

  • Able to pass a physical examination to verify ability to fulfill the physical requirements of the job

  • Be willing and capable of working at heights and in confined spaces.

  • Ability to communicate through both verbal and written reports.


4664 Jennings Lane



Job Function:


Position Purpose:

Learn to perform maintenance and installation work in high voltage electrical substations position offers you the opportunity to gain hands-on experience at a LG&E and KU Energy facility. This position will provide challenging projects, networking advantages, and a chance to learn from experienced energy industry professionals in the energy transmission fields.

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.