LG&E and KU Energy Control Specialist in Louisville, Kentucky

Title Control Specialist

Requisition ID 4475BR

Address 5252 Cane Run Road

City Louisville

State Kentucky

Job Function Power Plant Operations

Position Purpose This position is responsible for providing control system, information system, and electric power system design, as well as, component specifications and technical direction to implement and maintain automated control and electric power systems. This position requires considerable independent judgment in the implementation and selection of process controls and related components.

Required Education & Experience Bachelor's Degree in technology and five years’ experience or high school diploma or its equivalent and ten years in-depth work experience with specialized technical training.

Preferred Qualifications Demonstrates qualities of initiative, ability to work independently, and proven analytical capabilities. A good knowledge of power plant processes is recommended.

Job Description Implements conceptual plans for new information system, control system, and electric power systems which utilize state of the art equipment and techniques to enhance Company operation. Assists department engineers in the research, development, design, specification, and selection requirements associated with electric operations. Designs and selects systems and related componentry with consideration for and assurance that operating and maintenance flexibility, Company safety practices and ergonomic principles are incorporated. Provides technical direction associated with drafting, programming, technical libraries, and installation and maintenance of system software and hardware. 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 all tasks to assure optimum efficiency and cost effectiveness. Recommends changes for improvement. Assists with the development of departmental and divisional goals, objectives, budgets, programs, and procedures. All other duties and projects as assigned.

Work Conditions Normal office environment with regular field work.

Physical Effort Some walking, significant time standing, and climbing stairs. Requires manual dexterity.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Louisville Gas & Electric and Kentucky Utilities (LG&E and KU) is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace.

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