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IM&E Technician




Employee will perform a variety of routine and manual labor duties and assist in a
variety of semi-skilled mechanical, electrical, and electrical duties related to the
installation, operation, testing and maintaining of equipment assigned to the
Instrumentation, Measurement & Electronics Section. Job Description
The normal duties may includes but are not limited to: 1. Employee will be
knowledgeable of and follow all safety rules, procedures and practices. 2. Employee
will, when directed by supervision, report to the assigned locations for the purpose
of receiving training and will actively participate in the training activities. 3. Employee
will carry out assignments in training for and/or performing fire fighting and first
aid. 4. Employee will exhibit an adequate competency level pertaining to activities
delineated in the Duties and Qualifications sections of this job classification.
Demonstrate such competency via performance of job duties and training and
testing programs administered at intervals prescribed by Louisville Gas & Electric to
assure correct classification of employees. 5. Employee will, during the normal
performance of his/her duties, watch for and promptly report to supervision any
damaged or defective equipment or conditions which may cause damage or injury. 6.
Employee will perform duties of lower or higher classifications that are incidental to
the job and are within his/her capabilities including those needed for the purpose of
training in the requirements of the higher classification. 7. Employee will keep all
equipment, tools, materials and work areas in a clean and orderly condition. 8.
Employee will report as directed to any facility for any shift where needed. 9.
Employee will perform work in a responsible and cooperative manner to facilitate a
positive working environment. 10. Employee will compile information and generate
reports, forms and document as required. 11. Employee will represent the Company
to the community with attention to the highest standard of conduct, appearance and
attitude. SPECIFIC DUTIES: Duties which include, but are not limited to: 1. Employee
will perform manual labor duties that include, but are not limited to, digging,
backfilling, loading and unloading supplies, tools, materials and equipment. 2.
Employee will perform the duties of facilities maintenance. 3. Employee will perform
the various maintenance duties such as, but not limited to, cleaning, painting, and
lubrication of various piping and equipment. 4. Employee will operate Company
vehicles. 5. Employee will learn to use such instruments as, but not limited to,
pressure tester, differential tester, titrator, combustible gas indicator, moisture
analyzer, ultrasonic thickness gauge, 2S analyzer, and various electronic and
electrical equipment encountered, in duties. 6. Employee will assist in the
installation, operations, maintenance and removal of gas control equipment,
including, but not limited to, control measurement and communication equipment. 7.
Employee will assist in determining various gas calculations. 8. Employee will study
and become familiar with electronical schematics, technical manuals, and test
procedures. 9. Employee will assist in making and maintaining necessary drawings
related to the job. 10. Employee will compile information and generate reports, forms
and documents as required. 11. Employee will assist in the wiring of internal
corrections of computer equipment and remote terminal units. 12. Employee will
assist in the operation and maintenance of various Measurement and Regulation
equipment. 13. Employee will assist in the installation, operation and maintenance of
station piping. 14. Employee will learn the operations of the gas system. 15. Employee
will learn to read, understand and use the various maps and records associated with
measurement and regulation operations. Work Conditions: Exposure to heat, cold, wind, rain, etc. as well as exposure to loud equipment noises and odors. Frequent driving, and walking.


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: *Employee must be able to speak, understand, read and write English, and be able to understand and carry out oral and written instructions. 1. Employee must meet all general qualifications of employment. 2. Employee must meet all qualifications as required by Federal, State and Municipal regulations as applies to this position. 3. Employee must be able to learn to use the tools and equipment required in the work. 4. Employee must be willing to become familiar with the Company Safety Rules and willingly comply with such rules. 5. Employee must have a valid state driver's license and pass the Transportation Department's driver's test for operating company vehicles, including those with manual transmissions. 6. Employee must be willing to work inside and outside under varying weather conditions. 7. Employee must be willing to report to any facility for any shift where needed. 8. Employee must be in good health and be able to perform the physical
requirements of the job, which include work at heights and heavy manual labor. 9.
Employee must possess the willingness and ability to acquire the necessary
knowledge and skills to advance to higher classifications.10. Employee must be
willing and able to communicate through verbal and written reports. Must be able to learn to make and read simple drawings and sketches.11. Employee must be willing to carry through work assignments, and must be willing to conduct himself/herself in a manner that encourages cooperation and satisfactory work from others assigned to work with him/her.12. Employee must successfully complete such entry level testing programs as are promulgated by Louisville Gas and Electric to measure job responsive aptitude, ability to retain knowledge and problem solving. Physical Effort: Must be able to lift 55 lbs. from the ground to the height of 30 inches and from waist
level to chest on a weekly basis; Typical equipment/materials that must be lifted
includes but is not limited to signaling and measurement instrumentation; Able to
climb up and down stairs and vertical and inclined ladders unassisted on a weekly
basis; Perform hand manipulations near floor level for sustained periods of time on a
daily basis. Preferred Qualifications:
2. Employee must have a general knowledge of electronic test
equipment such as Volt-OHM meters and ammeters.3. Employee must have normal
vision including the ability to differentiate colors.4. Employee must have a general
knowledge of the operation and maintenance of soldering irons, electric drills and
other power tools associated with the performance of electronic duties.5. Employee
must be able to perform arithmetic and simple algebra.6. Employee must be able to
read a ruler and make accurate measurement readings.7. Employee must be willing
and physically able to climb and work from scaffolds and swinging stages with no
fear of heights.



Work Schedule

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Required Education

Associate Degree — Employee must be a graduate of a two-year school having majored in electronics,
or equivalent.

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Application Process

Interested candidates must apply through the LG&E and KU careers link. LGE-KU.COM/CAREERS.

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