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LG&E and KU Energy Summer 2021 Electrical Engineering Co-op in Simpsonville, Kentucky


Job Description:

Distribution Control Center Engineering: Co-op will assist in the implementation and configuration of the new distribution management system (DMS). Co-op will work with the reliability department to map, configure, and initialize new DA devices in the DMS. Co-op will learn operational procedures for distribution outages, clearances, and switching, and utilize that knowledge in the configuration and support of the DMS.

Identifies opportunities for improvement and/or suggests improved methods. Gathers, correlates, and analyzes specific data using established procedures. Performs detailed and/or routine engineering assignments involving established calculations, tests and analysis. Performs a variety of routine tasks that will improve the individual’s familiarization with the engineering methods, practices, and programs of the Company. Supports operating and maintenance functions with engineering analysis, troubleshooting, problem identification, problem resolution activities. Assists Senior Engineers and/or Engineer I, II and III with large projects, as needed. Assists with the development of station/engineering goals, objectives, budgets, programs and procedures. Plans and controls all activities so as to provide an accident-free work place. Conducts work activities with regard to environmental rules and regulations. Regularly reviews assignments to assure optimum efficiency and cost effectiveness. Performs other duties as directed by management.

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Physical Effort:

Primarily sitting, with occasional walking and standing.

Work Conditions:

Normal office environment

Required Education & Experience:

Available full time during the summer

Enrolled in school full time (at least 12 credit hours/semester), pursuing a Bachelor’s degree and have completed sophomore year with declared major in Electrical Engineering

Minimum 2.50 GPA


55 King Brook Parkway



Job Function:


Position Purpose:

Gain experience and exposure to practical engineering applications within the utility industry. Individual normally works under close supervision; performs a variety of projects that have specific instructions and expected results.



External Title:

Summer 2021 Electrical Engineering Co-op