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PPL Corporation Engineer - Electrical or Computer Engineering in Simpsonville, 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 position provides engineering and technical support, oversight and direction related to system reliability and company construction standards.

Responsibilities

Examines and determines options, based upon technical knowledge of work required to meet company construction standards, meet regulatory requirements, and which can be integrated into operational processes.

Routinely interfaces with other departments, other utility companies, outside agencies, and end customers, regarding provision of electric service.

Identifies opportunities for improvement and/or suggests improved methods and gathers, correlates, and analyzes specific data using established procedures.

Performs detailed and/or routine engineering assignments involving established calculations, tests, and analysis.

Prepares and presents electric operating designs, requiring self-analysis and recommendations, for related system reliability, electric service, and/or engineering activities.

Proposes, justifies, and manages installation of equipment, structures and devices needed for the Company to comply with construction standards and reliability efforts.

Supports operating and maintenance functions with engineering analysis, troubleshooting, problem identification, and problem resolution activities.

Directs the activities of interns, as instructed, as they perform various activities including use of engineering design tools, field tools, etc.

Attends departmental safety meetings and conducts periodical safety audits. Completes required training, including safety courses and regulatory awareness training.

Performs other duties as directed by management.

Qualifications

Education Requirement

ABET accredited Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science Engineering is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Ability to use formal engineering training in practical application to utility design and operating assignments.

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Education Requirement

ABET accredited Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science Engineering is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Ability to use formal engineering training in practical application to utility design and operating assignments.

#LG&EKU

Examines and determines options, based upon technical knowledge of work required to meet company construction standards, meet regulatory requirements, and which can be integrated into operational processes.

Routinely interfaces with other departments, other utility companies, outside agencies, and end customers, regarding provision of electric service.

Identifies opportunities for improvement and/or suggests improved methods and gathers, correlates, and analyzes specific data using established procedures.

Performs detailed and/or routine engineering assignments involving established calculations, tests, and analysis.

Prepares and presents electric operating designs, requiring self-analysis and recommendations, for related system reliability, electric service, and/or engineering activities.

Proposes, justifies, and manages installation of equipment, structures and devices needed for the Company to comply with construction standards and reliability efforts.

Supports operating and maintenance functions with engineering analysis, troubleshooting, problem identification, and problem resolution activities.

Directs the activities of interns, as instructed, as they perform various activities including use of engineering design tools, field tools, etc.

Attends departmental safety meetings and conducts periodical safety audits. Completes required training, including safety courses and regulatory awareness training.

Performs other duties as directed 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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