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PPL Corporation Craft Worker Intern - Storage Mechanic/Operator in Magnolia, Kentucky

Company Summary Statement

Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company, part of the PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) family of companies, are regulated utilities that serve more than 1.3 million customers and have consistently ranked among the best companies for customer service in the United States. LG&E serves 334,000 natural gas and 433,000 electric customers in Louisville and 16 surrounding counties. KU serves 569,000 customers in 77 Kentucky counties and five counties in Virginia. LG&E and KU are major employers and active supporters of the communities they serve. They empower employees, community members and initiatives across their service territory through volunteerism and investments in organizations that support education, sustainability and wellbeing.

Overview

This is an intern level position. Intern will gain practical, hands-on experience in the utility industry under close supervision. This position will provide challenging assignments, networking opportunities, and a chance to learn from experienced energy industry professionals.

Responsibilities

  • Perform maintenance activities as required to maintain, repair, inspect, install, rebuild, construct, and troubleshoot various natural gas compressor station equipment.

  • Learn the proper use of hand tools, power tools, hoist, drill presses, grinders, and other tools and equipment pertaining to the work.

  • Assist in operating controls and devices for proper plant operation storage operations and gas control as required.

  • Assist employees in carrying out work assignments.

  • Clean equipment undergoing repairs, handle and move material, supplies and equipment in connection with the work and work area.

  • Be able to learn to make and read simple drawings and sketches.

  • Prepare and take the Edison Electrical Institute (EEI) POSS/MASS test measuring job responsive aptitude, ability to retain knowledge, and problem-solving skills.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by management.

Qualifications

Must be currently enrolled and pursuing a degree in a technical field. Applicable degree fields include Automotive Technology, Diesel Technology, Industrial Maintenance, or a related field.

Minimum 2.50 GPA.

Must be currently enrolled and pursuing a degree in a technical field. Applicable degree fields include Automotive Technology, Diesel Technology, Industrial Maintenance, or a related field.

Minimum 2.50 GPA.

  • Perform maintenance activities as required to maintain, repair, inspect, install, rebuild, construct, and troubleshoot various natural gas compressor station equipment.

  • Learn the proper use of hand tools, power tools, hoist, drill presses, grinders, and other tools and equipment pertaining to the work.

  • Assist in operating controls and devices for proper plant operation storage operations and gas control as required.

  • Assist employees in carrying out work assignments.

  • Clean equipment undergoing repairs, handle and move material, supplies and equipment in connection with the work and work area.

  • Be able to learn to make and read simple drawings and sketches.

  • Prepare and take the Edison Electrical Institute (EEI) POSS/MASS test measuring job responsive aptitude, ability to retain knowledge, and problem-solving skills.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by management.

Remote Work

The company reserves the right to determine if this position will be assigned to work on-site, remotely, or a combination of both. Assigned work location may change. In the case of remote work, physical presence in the office/on-site may be required to engage in face-to-face interaction and coordination of work among direct reports and co-workers.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Our company is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identify, genetic information, disability status, or any other protected characteristic.

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