LG&E and KU Energy Substation Tech Trainee A in Four Mile, Kentucky
Title Substation Tech Trainee A
Requisition ID 4217BR
Address Highway 25E
City Four Mile
Job Function Substation Operations
Position Purpose Perform routine maintenance and installation work in high voltage electrical substations. Assist higher classifications in Substation Construction & Maintenance (SC&M) in performance of their assigned work and develop the skills needed to progress to higher classifications.
Required Education & Experience High school diploma, or the equivalent. In addition, a minimum of a two-year degree in a pertinent electrical/electronics discipline is required. Successful participation and completion of electrical/electronics training received from the military may be considered in lieu of a two year degree. Work experience directly associated with substation maintenance and testing may be considered in lieu of a two year degree. Such maintenance and testing will include, but not limited to, medium/high voltage transformer, circuit breaker, circuit recloser, protective relays, and regulators utilizing specialized test equipment and procedures. Such test equipment would include but not be limited to Power Factor Test set (Doble preferred), Megohm meter, TTR meter, Micro-ohm meter, high potential test set, circuit breaker timer, current transformer test set, and recloser test set.
Preferred Qualifications Must be successfully recommended from EEI test Must have good mathematical, literacy and communications skills Successful applicant must be 20 years old or older with a valid driver's license and be certifiable under the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations. Employee must qualify within a reasonable period for a Commercial driver's license (Class A) with the following endorsement: air brakes, tankers, and hazardous materials.. Residency per bargaining unit agreement.
Job Description Learn to identify and use the materials, tools, equipment and various voltages used in substation construction and maintenance work Learn to operate mobile and communications equipment Learn basic knots and riggings as well as tensile strengths of ropes, slings, and winch lines Police vehicle, storeroom, work materials and job area Check tools and equipment for wear or damage Develop attitude of safety in work environment anticipating and reacting to hazards as presented. Learn OSHA and Company safety rules Learn CPR and First Aid Accept delivery and make disbursements of work materials Develop skills in time and material accounting procedures Learn to prepare materials, provide aid and anticipate needs of co-workers in the installation and/or maintenance of equipment Learn to climb and use aerial equipment in preparation for advancement
Work Conditions Mix of field and shop work. Exposure to heat, cold, rain, ice, etc. Frequent standing and walking.
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; Perform hand manipulations extended near floor level for extended periods of time on a routine basis
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